Food Fanatics Live

US Foods announced its fall Food Fanatics Live™ tour schedule will bring this one-of-a-kind culinary experience to ten new cities, including Cleveland, Denver, Memphis and Houston. 

“More than 21,000 food and restaurant industry professionals attended a Food Fanatics LIVE event this year, taking with them inspiration, ideas and solutions for improving their business,” said Marshall Warkentin, senior vice president, Marketing, US Foods. “Whether it’s through the educational sessions and live demos at our events, working in the kitchen with our Food Fanatics Chefs or building off the ideas and insights in the Food Fanatics magazine, we have something to help all our customers inspire their menus, attract more diners and optimize their operations.”

Beginning on August 10 in Daytona Beach, FL, US Foods will bring its Food Fanatics Live™ event to ten new cities. Making a stop in Cleveland, St. Louis, Denver, Virginia, Memphis, Houston, Kansas City, Columbia and South Florida, the culinary showcase will feature live stage demos, industry leading technology solutions to help restaurant operators do everything from managing costs to placing orders, and US Foods’ Exclusive Brands products. From Stock Yards® to Rykoff Sexton® and Metro Deli® to Chef’s Line®, attendees will discover fresh produce, the best equipment and supplies and more items to cover all of a restaurant’s front and back of the house needs.

Every Food Fanatics Live™ event includes access to the US Foods Restaurant Operations Consultants and the Food Fanatics Chefs. The Restaurant Operations Consultants are on-hand to talk about business solutions and the Food Fanatics Chefs can be found in the interactive kitchen showcasing the latest culinary trends and discussing how to keep menus fresh.

Attendees can download the new Food Fanatics Live app to view the stage schedule, scan QR codes at each booth, access recipes and product information, and enter to win prizes, post on social and more! Registration for all events is now open on