AmericasMart’s The Education Center is the established go-to place
for an extensive menu of practical yet consistently insightful seminars.
Topics range from social media, your bottom line, outdoor living and
gardening, interior design and ideologies, expanding customer service,
and much, much more.
11 a.m. – Noon
Just in Time … Delicious Soups!
Presented by Chef Dave Prows
Sponsored by L’Equip
What better way to start the season change
than knowing how to prepare the perfect
soups for family and friends. Chef Dave
Prows, executive chef for the nationwide
Costa Vida chain of restaurants, will present
and demonstrate recipes of heartwarming
soups for the soul. Building 2 WestWing, Floor
8, Demonstration Kitchen
12: 30 – 1: 30 p.m.
Better Living Through Sandwich Artistry
Cooking Demonstration Presented by Food
Network’s Jeff Mauro, The Sandwich King
For specialty sandwiches never seen before,
join the most recent winner of Food Network
Star, Jeff Mauro, as he creates out-of-the-box
tasty sandwich creations. It’s not just deli
meat and bread anymore! Meet-and-greet
session to immediately follow at 1: 30 p.m.
Building 2 WestWing, Floor 8, Demonstration
3 – 4 p.m.
Enjoying Wine … “Simply” All You Need
Presented by Schott Zwiesel
Sponsored by Fortessa and Synergy Sales
Wine education can be fun without the “mys-
tery and snobbery” often associated with
wines. This wine-tasting seminar, led by Mari-
anne Frantz, sommelier, president of American
Wine School and wine director for the Fabulous
Food Show, will teach the audience a basic
understanding of wines using Schott Zwiesel
Stemware, proper food pairings and which
glass to use for the best wine experience. The
first 50 buyers in attendance will receive a gift,
compliments of Fortessa, Schott Zwiesel and
Synergy Sales. Building 2 WestWing, Floor 8,
Friday, Jan. 13
10 – 11 a.m.
Gift Picks for Profits
Presented by Julie Kenney, president and
founder of TheGiftingExperts.com and Jewels
and Pinstripes, celebrity gifting company
Celebrity industry gifting expert Julie Kenney
presents her Top 10 Gift Lists in multiple gift
categories featured at AmericasMart Atlanta.
Kenney made her list and checked it twice, and
is sure to point you in the right direction for a
profitable product lineup in your store. Building
2 WestWing, Floor 6, Elevator Lobby
10 – 11 a.m.
Celebrate With a Twist! Tasty Ideas to
Stir New Traditions and Create Memories 38