The third annual Olive Oil Conference, co-hosted by the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) and International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, will be held July 19 to July 20, 2017 at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.
We are pleased to announce the third annual Olive Oil Conference. The conference brings together olive oil marketers, distributors, and experts in the health and culinary fields. In addition, the conference welcomes health advocates, foodies, and culinary enthusiasts looking to expand and diversify their knowledge on the subject. The two-day conference will offer insights from experts related to health, cooking and trade -- with a focus on practical applications. In addition to topical sessions and cooking demonstrations, group workshops will offer attendees hands-
Key speakers include:
|Ellie Krieger, New York Times best-selling author, nutritionist and host of Ellie's Real Good Food|
|Chef Olly Rouse and Joe Gould (not pictured), Head Chef at the Avenue at Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel and Head Chef at Aurora Restaurant (United Kingdom)|
|Soledad Serrano Lopez, President and Co-founder of QvExtra! International Association and owner of Finca Duernas, olive grove & mill|
|Marco Scanu, olive oil producer and business consultant from Tuscany, Italy|
|Brie Thompson, olive oil retailer and co-founder of Olivelle in Bozeman, Montana|
|Simon Feld, founder of Savantes, olive oil educator, author|
|Eryn Balch, Executive Vice President of the NAOOA|
As part of the conference, the NAOOA and International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes are also hosting a Taster’s Challenge, where attendees test their palate and ability to assess different oils, and have the opportunity to become the Champion Taster of North America.
Registration rates are discounted until May 19, 2017.
For more information and registration, please visit www.OliveOilConference.com.