Sunday, March 6
11am - 5pm - Exhibit Hall open
Showcase Stage - MD World Food Championship Qualifier competition - Seafood ticket - brought to you by the Restaurant Association of Maryland - contact Kim Brennan to sign up to compete for $$ 443-539-2464
1pm - Beverage Power Panel - Join Craft Pioneer, Hugh Sisson and other beverage thought leaders as they discuss the future of the beverage industry. Session moderated by Kevin Atticks, MD Breweries Association and Director of Grow & Fortify.
3pm - Learn about The 4E's Partnership - Tri-County Council Lower Shore Workforce Alliance
5pm - after Expo gathering at Pickle's Pub on 8th Street with live music by Side Project.
Monday, March 7
10am - Hospitality Power Panel - Join thought leaders from the MD & DE Restaurant and Lodging Associations for this insightful discussion on the future of hospitality. Session will be moderated by Worcester County Economic Development & Tourism Director, Melanie Pursel. Room 208
11am - 4pm - Exhibit Hall open
Showcase Stage - Smithfield Farms presents the PIG PUZZLE: The Pig Puzzle is a half of a hog that is already cut into primals. We will walk through everything from the “the rooter to the tooter,” discussing how the hog was raised, where each cut of meat is located and basic uses. Local chefs will prepare the cuts for tasting.
4:30pm - after Expo gathering at Buxy's Salty Dog/Dry Dock 28 on 28th Street.