Food Forward: Embracing the Changing Landscape of Food

University of Massachusetts Amherst, June 3 - 8, 2018


Food is Medicine, Food is Love
Our theme for this year, Food is Medicine and Food is Love, will aim to accelerate foodservice concepts into the next generation - one that embraces health, sustainability, and food ethics, to meet the increasing diversity of consumer preferences.

• A premier educational conference 
• Keynote speaker Alice Waters  
• 33 expert leaders in today’s culinary scene
• Hands-on workshops
• ACF-sanctioned team competition
• Cutthroat Competition
• Partnership with CIA and Johnson and Wales faculty


Registration Rates
Full week registration by Friday, April 22nd is $725. After April 22nd, full week registration is $750. One-day registration is also available at a rate of $199 for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and $499 for Friday. The last day to register and pay before the $40 late registration fee is Friday, May 20th. Cancellations received by the Registration office by the close of business on May 27th will receive a full refund less a $60 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after May 27th.


Workshops
We will email you when the workshop options are available so you can select your preferences. Please check the conference website often for updates.