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    • African American Cuisine, also referred to as Soul Food, is an immigrant cuisine that fuses together the culinary traditions of West Africa, Western Europe, and the Americas. Our Guest Chef will prepare a selection of dishes from the perspective of culinary arts, ingredients and the American influence, and will also present how to modernize traditional cooking techniques using...
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      • Large capacity and roll-in combination ovens are perfect for the demanding food production requirements of institutional and commissary kitchens however, most of the time, these ovens are not used to their full potential because the staff do not understand how to properly utilize all the available technology built into the ovens. This class will share the full-sized and roll-in...
        • How do you know if your staff is preparing safe food? Do you worry if your business will pass it's health inspection? Are your kitchen and support staff up-to-date on training and implementation? Join SoCalGas and our food safety experts as we present how to prepare for a restaurant health inspection.
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          • The California Energy Commission is currently pursuing many programs which are aimed at decarbonizing our energy infrastructure including all-electric cooking, space heating and water heating. The commercial foodservice industry has started to adopt efficient electric cooking equipment as the first step towards all-electric, zero net carbon kitchens. This class explains how the...
            • Historically in the Hispanic culture, food helps identify the importance of family and togetherness; to bring together their history and the present time. Our Guest Chef will prepare a selection of dishes from the perspective of culinary arts, ingredients and the American influence, and will also present how to modernize traditional cooking techniques using energy efficient gas...
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              • The all-electric kitchen of the future will need to produce more food in less space while also using energy extremely effectively. This class introduces the latest electric ventless and countertop equipment and explains the benefits of these technologies along with tips on how to specify the most efficient equipment.
                • It is important to create more efficient and effective commercial kitchens in order to meet California's aggressive decarbonization goals. This class explains decarbonization as it relates to the commercial kitchen and introduces the efficient gas equipment that can immediately cut carbon as well as the electric kitchen equipment and design practices that will be necessary to...
                  • Ventless equipment allows operators to consider non-traditional locations for a restaurant or foodservice facility, such as historical or high-rise buildings, mall kiosks, and food trucks. Restaurants may consider ventless equipment because they have run out of space under their hood. Or, a coffee house, sandwich shop, or convenience store may want to expand their menu to...
                    • DAY 1, DAY 2, DAY 3: Reconnect and Rebuild with Innovation and join us at the 3-day EXPO and see the best of what West Coast equipment representatives have to offer. The EXPO will feature a wealth of information on energy efficiency best practices, cooking techniques and innovative technologies. It is one of the industry's largest showcases of commercial kitchen equipment,...
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                      • The mini- and mid-sized combination ovens are moving from strictly institutional and full-service use to the smaller kitchens found in bars and ghost kitchens. These highly flexible pieces of equipment are a great way for a kitchen to increase menu flexibility and consistency of production but, the true benefits of combination ovens are only achieved if the operators know how to use...
                        • Commercial facilities are rethinking HVAC design post covid. Using a 100% Outdoor Air Handler is one technique that could help move more outdoor air into dining and kitchen spaces while also providing better air control and energy savings, if properly implemented. This seminar will introduce the basics of 100% Outdoor Air Handlers and share strategies for proper system installation...
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                          • This class introduces the larger ranges, wok ranges and induction holding technologies that apply in full-sized and high-production commercial kitchens. We'll present the basics of induction and demonstrate how induction technologies save money and increase performance in production kitchen settings.
                            • The foodservice hot water system is comprised of many components, including heaters, piping, the piping layout and other equipment. Water heating, delivery and use represent significant monthly operating cost. Join SoCalGas as we present the latest research on water heater types and applications, optimized distribution systems, improvements to overall operating efficiency, hot...
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