Food & Beverage

The way that we think about food has changed everywhere — including in the meetings world. Here’s how to manage everything from menu planning to cutting costs.

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors January 14, 2020

The Future is Here: Robot Chefs are Making Cheeseburgers

A robot is making burgers at a restaurant one block away from the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and, according to our writer, they’re as good as any celebrity chef’s.

BY David McMillin January 13, 2020

MetMUnch Shows Its Okay to Play With Your Food

Student organization at Manchester Metropolitan University brings an interactive, creative approach to teaching sustainability, nutrition, and wellness through events.

BY Barbara Palmer January 9, 2020

How the Moscone Center Limits Food Waste

The convention center in San Francisco has one of the highest rates of food composting for any center in the world.

BY Barbara Palmer January 4, 2020

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors January 2, 2020

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors December 18, 2019

‘Cheers’ to First Woman-Focused Program at Craft Beverage Expo

Here’s how the Craft Beverage Expo created an educational program to help women in the industry leverage their influence.

BY Casey Gale December 11, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors December 11, 2019

Seven F&B Trends for 2020 and How Events Can Embrace Them

From plant-based meats to zero-proof beverages, Whole Foods’ experts predict the flavors, products, and culinary influences that might make their way to your event menu in the coming year.

BY Curt Wagner December 9, 2019

Here’s How the Events Industry Could Slash Greenhouse Gases

Subbing in plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy, industry-wide, would have a dramatic impact, say the authors of a new report. So, what’s stopping us?

BY Barbara Palmer December 4, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors December 4, 2019

Two for One: How Organizers Combined a Food Writers Conference With a Food and Music Festival

When Hanna Raskin, food editor and chief critic for Charleston, South Carolina’s Post and Courier newspaper, was elected board president of the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) last year, she accepted under one condition: that AFJ suspend its multi-day conference. AFJ’s executive director, Amanda Miller, agreed. The national conference held Sept. 25–28, 2018, in Phoenix,

BY Kinsey Gidick December 2, 2019