The food and beverage industry has evolved over the past decade, and no one understands that better than these industry insiders. Uncover key insights from each of our distinctive spotlight speakers who are experienced chefs, product developers and powerful forces for change.

MEET CHEF EDWARD LEE        Click the Image Above to Learn More


Chef Edward Lee is an acclaimed Louisville chef and restaurateur whose recipes explore the intersection of Korean food and Southern culture. Lee has racked up an impressive six James Beard Award nominations for his work at 610 Magnolia, MilkWood, Whiskey Dry, and Succotash—all while appearing frequently in print (Have you read his new book “Buttermilk Graffiti”?) and on television, including on the Emmy winning series “The Mind of a Chef.” Lee will chronicle his unique journey through stories and the recipes he learned along the way.

MEET BARB STUCKEY        Click the Image Above to Learn More


Barb Stuckey of Mattson is the president and CIO of the country’s most successful, independent developer of foods and beverages for the retail foods and chain restaurant industries. Her expertise in food trends, taste and product development spans more two decades—serving as the basis of her 2012 book “Taste What You’re Missing.” Stuckey will share how she’s honed her tasting skills to teach fellow culinologists how to create better tasting foods.