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Just Announced: New Speakers at the 2014 Food & Travel Expo

See who's speaking at the 2014 Food & Travel Expo. You'll taste and hear about dishes from Miami and Vermont to Spain and New Zealand!

Chef Cesin Curi of Los Andes at the 2013 Taste Trekkers Expo (photo by Stacey Doyle)

The Taste Trekkers Food & Travel Expo returns to Providence, Rhode Island on October 3rd through the 5th. This is the event for foodies who travel. Come discover new cuisines and new destinations!

We just announced a slew of new speakers, bringing expertise from all over the globe, including:

  • Australia
  • Chicago
  • France
  • Greece
  • Miami
  • New York City
  • New Zealand
  • North Carolina
  • Peru
  • Rhode Island
  • Spain
  • Vermont

See the Speakers

See what happened last year:

Oct. 3rd: Industry Day

2013 Discussion Panel

If you are a professional in food, travel, or tourism, you are invited to join us at Johnson & Wales University on Friday, October 3rd. We'll hear ten-minute talks from a broad range of food and travel topics. After that, Gail Ciampa, Food Editor of The Providence Journal, will host a panel discussion on food tourism. Then we'll adjourn to The Dorrance for a cocktail reception where you can network with other professionals.

Tickets are complimentary but by invitation only. If you are in the industry, request your ticket here.

Oct. 4th: Foodie Day

Tasting Pavilion

Everybody's invited to the main event on Saturday, October 4th at the Providence Biltmore. We'll hear a series of short talks on cuisines from different regions. Then we'll break into groups for the Edible Sessions. You'll sample different dishes as you learn about them in depth from culinary experts.

Finally, join us at the Tasting Pavilion in the Grand Ballroom overlooking the city. Wander and mingle as you sample food and drink from dozens of restaurants and food producers. It's guaranteed to inspire your next culinary vacation.

Tickets are $50.

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Oct. 5th: Scavenger Hunt

This year, we're adding something new to make it a weekend in Providence. Put together a team of friends and join us for the Eat & Run Scavenger Hunt. You could win hundreds of dollars in prizes as you use clues to scour the city looking for culinary destinations.

Tickets are $25 (save $5 if you also purchase a Saturday ticket).

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Published August 9th, 2014