The Great American Dessert Expo to Showcase
Exotic and “Different” Desserts!
is on for a show that addresses America’s sweet tooth!
The Third Annual Great American Dessert Expo, the only trade
show dedicated exclusively to the multi-billion dollar dessert
industry takes place June 3-5, 2005 at the Las Vegas Convention
Center. It will once again be co-located in one exhibit hall
with Coffee-Fest, a leading trade show for the lucrative coffee
industry. Attendees will pay for one admission
badge and have access to two first-rate trade
Saturday, June 4th
|The Shaved Ice Experience
Come join Estela Rupp for a look at the Snowie machine-
the fastest growing shaved business in the world. Snowie
manufactures everything you’ll need to get involved
in the lucrative shaved ice business. Watch as they demonstrate
the fastest and snowiest cube shaver on the market! The
company’s goal is to provide their customers with
a simple, yet profitable business model.
| The Art of Tempering
Everybody seems to love chocolate. Obviously it is delicious
and fun. Ian Lazarus will discuss how at Chocovision they
deal daily with chocolate enthusiasts of all levels, and
from all walks of life. Through the use of their chocolate
tempering machines, they have turned their hobby and passion
of creating homemade chocolates into quite a lucrative
profit-making labor of love. Stop by and learn the process
of chocolate tempering and how their machines temper chocolate
and discover the resources and tools for starting a small
Tools of the
Trade- New and Innovative Cookie Manufacturing Equipment
Presentation given by John Stricker, owner of Bakery.com.
He will demonstrate how Cookies, Biscotti, Confectionery,
Pastries, and Pet Treats of many different flavors,
shapes and sizes can be produced with small bench top
machines to start and ramp up to the super machines
to produce larger quantities.
| Pastry on the
What's hot and what's not in pastry. Antoinette Bruno,
CEO and Editor-in-Chief of StarChefs.com, will show you
how you can use the latest trends in pastry to achieve
success in your restaurant.
|Dessert Wines - All you need to
know to sweeten your life!
Pairing Wine and Dessert:
How sweet it is! But is it a natural fermentation, like
Late Harvest Zinfandel, or fortified like Port? Madroña
Vineyards owner and winemaker Paul Bush will help you
compare, contrast and enjoy a sampling of fine dessert
wines. See if you can entice this informative and entertaining
speaker into revealing his Double-Gold Medal winning techniques!
This tasting will feature Madroña Vineyard's 2002
Late Harvest Zinfandel, 2003 New-World Port, and a 2003
Select Harvest Riesling.
|The Fountain of
Sephra is happy to provide all of the secrets to operating
a successful chocolate fountain rental business. Whether
you're a caterer, restaurant owner, or an entrepreneur,
chocolate fountains are fast becoming the ideal add on
to any food service business. Topics will include the
operation, cleaning, and marketing techniques used by
thousands of successful Fountain Companies.