How do you turn a plain old trade show into the experience of a lifetime? Tony Mangano and his peers at HX, formerly the International Motel Hotel Restaurant Show, are getting ready to show the food service and hospitality world, how to do just that.
Jersey Based Rep Pecinka Ferri Moves To New Quarters To Deliver Enhanced Portfolio Of Services To Tri-State Dealer And Consultant Community
How did you start out in the food business?
My family’s from Ohio and food was a really big central part of our daily lives. You meet up around food; you cook food and bring it to other people. Food continued to be a really big part of our family life so I fell in love with food and feeding others at a very early age...
Jennifer Edwards is the Assistant Retail Manager of Dominique Ansel Bakery, leading a front-of-house team at Chef Dominique Ansel’s celebrated flagship bakery in the Soho section of Manhattan.
How did you get into the Foodservice industry?
I was born in Dorchester, MA one of nine siblings; I spent lots of time in the family kitchen with my mother Alma. At the age of 11 or 12, I fell in love with food over a simple Eggplant Parmesan sandwich at a friends’ house. My cooking was influenced by the Sunday suppers at home with family and friends. I always loved cooking and began working as a caterer while I was in school. From there, I worked my way up at various restaurants, cooking in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C...