Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - Hospitality & Event Day - "The Circularity of Event Food Waste - A Full Menu of Perspectives!"
"Minimizing Event Food Waste: Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance"
Moderator: Marianne Schmidhofer, CMM, Sustainability Managing Director, Whats Your Purpose Meetings & Events
Panelists: Joanna Berens - Joanna Berens Hospitality & SENFC Zero Food Waste Chair & President
Brittany Price - Director of Sustainable Operations, MGM Resorts International
Brittany McPeak - Sustainability Project Coordinator, Office of Sustainability & Resilience, City of Orlando
"The Circularity of Event Food Scraps: Cooking & Composting - A Virtual Demo"
Presenters: Chef John Noble Masi - PhD Candidate 2025, Faculty of Culinary/Industry Consulting, Chaplin School
of Hospitality & Tourism Management, FIU
Dr. John Buschman - Lecturer, Post-Doctoral Associate, Co-Director, Global Sustainable Tourism Program,
Director, Hospitality at Sea Program, Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, FIU
"Composting & Compostable Single Use Serviceware: Dispelling the Myths"
Moderator: Sue Flak, Recycling Coordinator & Marketing Director, Indian River County Solid Waste Disposal District
Panelists: Xavier DeRoos, Environmental Entrepreneur and independent owner, Renuable
Anastasia Mikhalochkina, Founder & CEO, Lean Orb Co
Live Virtual Networking - "SENFC Sips n Tips: Share Your Favorite F&B Tip to Reduce Waste"