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11 frla ica-food_trends_presentation

  1. 1. Trends in Food Presentations 2011 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show with
  2. 2. Le Cordon Bleu is the supporting sponsor of the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum
  3. 3. About the Speaker <ul><li>Warren Dietel , Owner & President of </li></ul><ul><li>Puff ‘n Stuff Catering </li></ul><ul><li>Family business began in Trinidad as pastry shop; opened in Florida in 1980 </li></ul><ul><li>Career focused on entrepreneurial leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Car Detailing Business, Puff ‘n Stuff Catering, Disney Weddings, Disney Institute, Scott Kay </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Purchased Puff ‘n Stuff in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Current ICA Board Member and regular speaker for the ICA, NACE, The Special Event and EPCAS </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Puff Story <ul><li>1980: Opened in Central Florida as a family-owned business </li></ul><ul><li>2003: Purchased from parents, annual sales of $1.8 million </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antiquated infrastructure with inefficient space & poor equipment, at operational limit </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tremendous potential + aggressive growth plan = 267% growth in 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>2010: over 200 staff members strong (40 FT) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversifying segment base </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2011: expanded in Tampa market with an acquisition and opening of a second office </li></ul><ul><li>“ Passionately Perfecting Life’s Celebrations!” </li></ul>The Puff Story
  6. 6. Tray Pass
  7. 7. Tray Pass the shadow box
  8. 8. Tray Pass with descriptive doily
  9. 9. Tray Pass with descriptive t-shirt
  10. 10. Plated Presentations beef two ways
  11. 11. Plated Presentations beans and alternative grains
  12. 12. Plated Presentations green bean knot
  13. 13. Flavor as Theme blueberry and lavender flavors and colors
  14. 15. SPEAKEASY classic cocktails new style
  15. 16. <ul><li>Small Plates </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Small Plates </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Team </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement </li></ul>
  18. 19. PAIRING Hors d ’Oeuvres With Mini-Cocktails
  19. 22. Interactive Beverages
  20. 23. Interactive Stations
  21. 24. Bar Snacks Mini Popcorn Boxes
  22. 25. Bar Snacks savory bacon and blue cheese cookies
  23. 26. Bar Snacks Drunken Tomatoes
  24. 27. New Table Shapes & Sizes Oval!
  25. 28. New Table Shapes & Sizes The longer the better!!
  26. 29. New Table Shapes & Sizes Natural Wood Rectangle
  27. 30. At the table… community
  28. 31. At the table The Lazy Susan
  29. 32. At the table Community Hors d ’Oeuvres
  30. 33. At the Table the table soup pour
  31. 34. At the Table the table pour
  32. 35. Breakfast Cocktail Party Style
  33. 36. Revive a classic
  34. 37. Reshape, Renew the new chips and dip
  35. 38. Reshape, Renew fish and chips tumblers
  36. 39. Reshape, Renew crab fritter martinis
  37. 40. Reshape, Renew soup and salad
  38. 41. Reshape, Renew mac ‘n cheese cupcakes
  39. 42. Reshape, Renew waldorf salad skewer
  40. 43. Reshape, Renew french toast cubes
  41. 44. Unique Vessels
  42. 49. Edible Vessels
  43. 50. Roving Carts
  44. 52. Going Vertical!
  45. 60. Disposable Chic
  46. 63. Food Truck Fad
  47. 65. Catered “Food Booths” Along side the Food Trucks
  48. 66. New Wedding Cakes “cup” cakes
  49. 68. New Wedding Cakes cheese, not cheesecake!
  50. 69. New Wedding Cakes tres leche cake
  51. 70. New Wedding Cakes champagne jello white raspberry
  52. 72. About the International Caterers Association: <ul><li>www.internationalcaterers.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net/WarrenDietel </li></ul>

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