The Americas Partners with International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Posted by: Jeff McSweeney
BLOOMINGTON, IL, August 13, 2012 –
FCSI-The Americas, the only consulting society dedicated to serving
independent foodservice design and hospitality management professionals,
will offer free consultations to attendees of the 97th annual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHRMS), running November 10-13 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Americas has offered its Ask the Experts service to a number of
industry associations over the years, allowing attendees of these
national and international events to discuss personalized solutions for
front-of-the-house, back-of-the-house and management advisory issues in a
free, 30-minute consultation.
is the first time that FCSI-The Americas’ Ask the Experts design and
management advisory services will be coming to an IHRMS event.
Appointments for consultations may be booked on a first come, first
served basis through the IHMRS website.
is a respected and influential organization that we are excited to
partner with,” said Lynn White, show manager. "Its membership represents
a caliber of attendee that IHMRS exhibitors and attendees will derive
great benefit from in the areas of design and management consulting
outstanding restaurant may start with great food, but it provides
customers with so much more, from excellent customer service to an
enjoyable dining room experience and even a connection to strong
cultural ties,” said Wade Koehler, executive director, FCSI-The
Americas. "The Ask the Experts area at the International Hotel, Motel +
Restaurant Show will offer unique opportunities for its attendees to
receive proven advice from the top designers and management advisory
consultants working in the hospitality industry today.”
to 42 free, 30-minute consultation sessions with designers and
management advisory consultants may be scheduled each day over the last
three days of this event.
Design and management experts from the following companies will be featured:
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Berard, FCSI, Managing Member of Commercial Kitchen Consulting LLC in
Binghamton, NY (providing Back-of-the-House consulting).
- Brad Belletto, of Vision 360 Design in Dallas, TX. (providing Front of the House and MAS consulting)
- James Davella, president of James N. Davella Consulting, NY, NY (providing Back of the House and MAS consulting)
Monday, November 12, 2012
Frable, FCSI, Clevenger-Frable-LaVallee, back-of-house food facility
design consultants (providing Back-of-the-House consulting)
- Leonard Condenzio, FCSI, of Ricca Newmark Design in Norwell, MA. (providing Front of the House and MAS consulting)
- Ted Farrand, of Cini-Little in Germantown, MD (providing MAS consulting)
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
- Richard Hopkins, FCSI, of Hopkins Foodservice Specialists, Inc. in Cabin John, MD (providing Back-of-the-House consulting)
- A.J. ‘Aaron’ Barker of Think Tank HG in Durham, NC (providing Front of the House and MAS consulting)
- Arlene Spiegel, FCSI, of Arlene Spiegel & Associates, Inc. in NY, NY (providing MAS consulting)
Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 10, the IHMRS will feature three full days of exhibits from Sunday, November 11, through Tuesday, November 13.
Once again, the show is expecting to attract more than 25,000 attendees
for the conference and tradeshow that features some 700 hospitality
industry suppliers and more than 250 interior product manufacturers of
hospitality design products through the co-located Boutique Design New York (BDNY) show.
For IHMRS exhibitor information, contact Lynn White, show manager, at GLM, 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10604-3547. Telephone (914) 421-3249. Fax (914) 948-6197. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For attendee information, contact GLM Customer Relations at (212) 204-1060, or by email, at email@example.com. Additional information and registration is available online, at www.ihmrs.com.
About FCSI-The Americas
more than 50 years, FCSI-The Americas has served as the voice of
independent foodservice and hospitality consultants, defining excellence
in the development, execution and process flow implementation of
commercial foodservice design and hospitality management. Visit the
website at http://www.fcsi.org/?page=TALanding.
About the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show
International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show is sponsored by the
American Hotel & Lodging Association, the Hotel Association of New
York City, Inc., and the New York State Hospitality & Tourism
Association; and is managed by GLM. Now in its 97th year, the
annual event showcases more than 700 hospitality industry suppliers and
attracts more than 25,000 attendees. For more information or to
register for the 2012 show, please visit www.ihmrs.com.