Saturday, May 8, 2010

NRA 2010: Rework the menu

Press release from: Culinology

Moderated by RCA Immediate Past President Harry Crane (Kraft Foods, Inc.) and joined by influential panelists including Robert Okura (The Cheesecake Factory) and Rick Tramonto (Tru Restaurant), this highly anticipated session will feature a notable panel of industry professionals each having value-engineered menus at operations ranging from QSR’s to fine dining. They will share their savvy approach to Culinology®, the successful blending of culinary arts and food science.

All NRA Show attendees are invited to attend this educational session, taking place on Saturday, May 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m., room S403a, McCormick Place , Chicago .

Harry Crane

Executive Chef Culinary Resources & Strategy, Kraft Foods, Inc.

Melissa Haupt

Executive Chef, Applebee's Services

Robert Okura

VP of Culinary Development/Corporate Executive Chef, The Cheesecake Factory

Marshall Scarborough

Manager Product Development/Research Chef, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Cammie Spillyards

Director of Food and Beverage Innovation, Chili's Bar and Grill

Rick Tramonto

Executive Chef/Partner, Tru Restaurant