Food & Wine/ Hospitality Speakers

  • Christine Ansbacher

    Wine Author and Educator

    Christine Ansbacher is a wine expert with two world-class wine certifications, the DWS and CWE. All this technical expertise could mean that she now speaks “vino babble” delighting in explaining how the soil and climate influence the taste of a wine…..and how this red wine …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,000 or less
    Traveling From:
    NY
  • Jeanne Benedict

    Host, Designer, Chef on DIY Network's Weekend Entertaining

    Jeanne Benedict is fast becoming a household name and face! Benedict’s popularity has been on the rise since the success of her first book and as the host / designer of the TV theme party show, Weekend Entertaining, now in its 4th Season on the …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Bob Brown

    Management Consultant For Restaurants & Hotels

    Bob Brown is a leading keynote speaker, author, seminar leader and management consultant to the hospitality industry worldwide. He is a native of Washington DC and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and taught high school English. Bob then pursued a career in music, …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    VA
  • Ana Fabiano

    Expert on Spanish Wine & Culture

    Raised in New Jersey, Ana Fabiano received her undergraduate education from Douglass College for Women at Rutgers University, and went on to pursue a Masters degree in Foreign Commerce of Spain from the University of Madrid. Living and studying in Spain during the years …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    NY
  • Caleb Harper

    Pioneer in the Exploration & Development of the Future of Food; Innovator of Open-Source, Urban Agriculture; Founder & Director, OpenAG Initiative, MIT Media Lab

    Caleb Harper is the founder of the CityFARM research group within the City Science Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. He leads the anti-disciplinary group of engineers, architects, urban planners, economists and plant scientists in the exploration and development of high performance urban agricultural systems. …Read More

    Fee Range:
    Call for Fee
    Traveling From:
    MA
  • Sahar Hashemi

    Entrepreneur & Innovation Expert

    Sahar Hashemi, a former lawyer, founded Coffee Republic, the UK’s first US style coffee bar chain with her brother and built it into one of the UK’s most recognised high street brands with a turnover of £30m. She made Coffee Republic one of the first …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    LON
  • Phil Lempert

    Supermarket Guru

    For more than 25 years, Lempert, an expert analyst on consumer behavior, marketing trends, new products and the changing retail landscape, has identified and explained impending trends to consumers and some of the most prestigious companies worldwide. Known as The Supermarket Guru ® , Lempert …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Eddie Osterland

    POWER ENTERTAINING with Wine & Food

    Edmund A. Osterland, Master Sommelier is the principal at OSTERLAND ENTERPRISES a La Jolla based speaking business. Eddie lectures to business people at conventions, retreats and cruise ships on all aspects of entertaining with food and wine. While working on M.A. in …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    CA
  • Georgia Pellegrini

    A Modern Day Pioneer

    Television personality, chef, author, and outdoor adventurer Georgia Pellegrini has quickly become known as a contemporary Martha Stewart, working to help women tap into their modern day pioneer spirit by teaching them how to grow a small-space garden, assemble the makings of a self-sufficient pantry, …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    TX
  • Nick Sarillo

    Entrepreneur, Speaker & Author Of "A Slice Of The Pie: How To Build A Big Little Business"

    Nick Sarillo is the founder and CEO of Nick’s Pizza & Pub and Nick’s University. Founded in 1995, Nick’s Pizza & Pub is one of the top ten busiest independent pizza companies in per-store sales in the United States. Nick’s Pizza & Pub has margins …Read More

    Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    IL
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