“Make It Yours” Spring Food Show, May 1, 2018

Join us at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on May 1st for the premier foodservice show in the Upper Midwest. We know you’re anything but ordinary. You want to know what’s new and what’s next in the food industry, and we’re here to help.

Our suppliers, operations consultants, and culinary experts will give you the tools to be profitable and make your menu stand out.

Go against the grain.

Make it yours.

May 1, 2018  •  9am-4pm  •  DECC, Duluth

Register on the day of the show!

Make It Yours by Making It Theirs

Gooseberry 3, 9:15 – 10:15 am

Consumers are focused on health; from antibiotic free meats to veggie-centric dishes. We’ll discuss healthy options for meeting your customers’ needs, from healthcare to schools to restaurants.

How to Reach ‘Em & Keep ‘Em

Gooseberry 2, 10:45 – 11:45 am

Are you having trouble recruiting, cultivating, and retaining fresh talent? We’ll go over the basics of controlling labor costs and give you creative and structured training methods.

B.Y.O.B.D. (Build Your Own Beer Dinner)

Gooseberry 1, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

Uriah Hefter, Corporate Chef at the Vanilla Bean/Boat Club, and Rich Powell of Castle Danger Brewery will give you tools and insight in crafting your own beer dinner.

Make your own adventure when you win big at the food show! Prizes in RED will be given away on the day of the show, and prizes in GREEN will be announced at the conclusion of the show shipping period (July 7, 2018).

SHOW PRIZE – 10:30 am

A catered excursion aboard the famous ULF Traveling Kitchen! The winner + 7 friends will enjoy food and travel in style to a sporting event!

SHOW PRIZE – 3:45 pm

$1,000 cash


A whole new way to binge watch Netflix. One lucky winner will receive a LG 64.5” Wallpaper OLED Signature TV!


$3,000 cash


A food lover’s dream come true: an all expenses paid trip to Italy!

HOW TO WIN: Tickets for RED prizes will be handed out on the day of the show. For every $100 purchased from select vendors at the show, you will receive the chance to win one of the GREEN prizes.

Stay Local

Lodging options are available for Monday night, April 30th. There are several exceptional hotels in the Duluth/Superior area that would be glad to accommodate you.

Best Western – Spirit Mountain    $79    218.628.0668
Comfort Suites – Canal Park    $125-155    218.727.1378
Duluth Residence Inn    $225    218.279.2885
Fitger’s Inn    $99-129    218.722.8826
Inn on Lake Superior    $100    888.668.4352
Radisson Duluth    $79    800.333.3333
The Suites in Canal Park    $84-124    218.727.4663