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Please join us to learn about our Sysco Solutions partners and their solutions that are designed to help grow and support your business. We are continually expanding our network of partners to better suit your needs; be sure to check back as we update the calendar with upcoming events.

  • March 09, 2021

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars

Sysco|Solutions partners, tools, tips and products.
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May Calendar

Foodie Live: Chef Series

A Foodie Live event hosted by Chef Neil Doherty showcasing labor-saving ideas and products that save time and money to address supply chain and labor shortages.  

Session Date: Wednesday, May 26th

Foodie Live: Uber Eats

Sysco is proud to introduce a new exclusive offer from our Solutions Partner Uber Eats for new Uber Eats customers.

Session Date: Tuesday, May 11

Foodie Live: Restaurant Revitalization Plan

Find out how to take advantage of the financial support available to the restaurant industry

Session Date: Thursday, April 22

Foodie Live: Reopening Restaurants

Be prepared to reopen your door to guests. In this Foodie Live session, we cover several reopening guidelines that you should keep in mind when operating your restaurant.

Session Date: Thursday, April 15

Foodie Live: Restaurant Revitalization Fund

In this Sysco Foodie Live event, Howard Berkower,
partner at McCarter & English, will discuss what the new
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 covers, specifically the
Restaurant Revitalization Fund, grant calculations, and
other essential details that can support your business.

Session Date: Thursday, April 8

Foodie Live: Brunch Edition

A Foodie Live event hosted by Chef Neil Doherty showcasing on trend brunch items. Brunch is a great way to celebrate upcoming Spring holidays – Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Graduations, Father’s Day and more. How can we help bring this experience home to your customers?

Session Date: Wednesday, March 10th

Adding Wholesome Menu Choices That Are Craveable And Profitable

Consumers are demanding more foods that support their health and wellness lifestyles. They still want food that’s craveable and tastes good with many people looking for wholesome choices that support their personal sense of wellness – however they define it. Learn about popular diets like plant-based dining, vegan, and gluten-free, in order to offer a diverse menu that attracts this growing market and increases your bottom line.

Session Date: Wednesday, February 26th

Swimming In Sales Part 3: Make A Splash With Seafood

Appeal to your customers with sustainable offerings, unique recipes and fresh-caught ideas. In this session, you’ll learn new techniques and trends that are irresistible offerings your customers crave. Come ready to take notes on exciting recipe recommendations, and tips on successfully marketing your promotion.

Session Date: Wednesday, February 24th

Menu Innovation On The Cutting Edge

Is your menu on the cutting edge? Discover the latest Sysco Cutting Edge Solutions (CES) products, inspired by consumer demand, and designed to increase profits while cutting labor costs. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to
promote CES products through table tents, staff education, and menu layout. We’ll cover how easy it is to update your menu and create additional marketing tools using the Sysco Studio platform.

Session Date: Tuesday, February 23rd

Infection Protection Hosted By Ecolab

Expectations for restaurant cleanliness and sanitation have never been higher. Join our Ecolab specialist for an enlightening discussion on best practices in cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting your restaurant efficiently, with high-performing Keystone solutions.

Session Date: Wednesday, February 17th

Swimming In Sales Part 2: Marketing Your Seafood Menu

The popularity of seafood is expected to increase in the Lenten season, making now the perfect time to expand your pescatarian offerings. In this session, you’ll learn how to create a promotional menu with irresistible offerings that customers crave. Come ready to take notes on exciting recipe recommendations, and tips on successfully marketing your promotion.

Session Date: Tuesday, February 16th

Successful Online Strategies Part 3: Getting Noticed Through Influencers

Is your social media being “seen”? In this session, you will learn how to maximize your exposure through influencer collaborations and sponsorships and learn best practices to see your content reach a broader audience.
Come ready to take notes and expand your customer base on one of the most powerful online marketing channels for restaurants.

Session Date: Monday, February 15th

Protect Your Business From Covid-19 Employee Lawsuits

Is your business protected? Employers nationwide are facing a wave of lawsuits filed by worker claims related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join Sysco and two Partner experts from McCarter & English for a discussion on what you can do now to mitigate your risk of liability and protect your business.

Session Date: Friday, February 5

Swimming In Sales 101: Seafood Menu Ideas

The popularity of seafood is expected to increase in the Lenten season, making now the perfect time to expand your pescetarian offerings. In this session, discover a whole new world of profit earning potential by adding Sysco brand seafood products to your menu. Expect to learn exciting recipe recommendations that include appetizers, entrees, and side dish options that are on-trend and guaranteed to appeal to a wide variety of customers.

Session Date: Thursday, February 4

Successful Online Strategies Part 1: Simplifying Social Media (Spanish)

Join us for an informative session entirely in Spanish on how to successfully market your business on social media. In this session, you’ll learn social media basics, platform benefits, and features, and tips on best practices to increase engagement. Come ready to take notes and expand your customer base on one of the most powerful online marketing channels for restaurants.

Session Date: Wednesday, February 3

Are you maximizing your menu’s profitability? Your menu is not only a valuable marketing tool; it is also one of the most crucial elements to your overall success. Discover how the newly upgraded Sysco Studio platform
can simplify the process of menu design, engineering, and management to enhance your restaurant’s earning potential. Expect to walk away with clarity and confidence on how to give your menu the makeover it needs.

Session Date: Friday, January 29th

Successful Online Strategies Part 2: Simplifying Social Media (Intermediate)

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed and frustrated by social media, this Foodie Live is for you. In this session, Sysco Business Resource Specialists Brett Taylor and Emily Grenier will break down the fundamentals of creating an impactful social media presence for your business. You’ll learn
actionable steps that can be taken in a matter of minutes to increase
visibility and engagement on social platforms, attract paying customers, and build a favorable reputation through online reviews. Come ready to take notes and expand your customer base on one of the most powerful
online marketing channels for restaurants.

Session Date: Thursday, January 28th

Cost Saving Operational Tips

Are you missing out on cost-saving possibilities in your business? In this Foodie Live, Chef Leslie Niemeyer will guide you through the Sysco Financial
Planning Calculator to discover opportunities to eliminate unnecessary spending. Expect to come away knowing your P&L summary, cost-saving measures determined by our Break-even calculator, and the Labor Simulator tool that will break down your labor needs. Start 2021 off strong with operational savings.

Session Date: Tuesday, January 26th

CES: Cutting Edge Solutions Are Here – January 25

Is your menu on the cutting edge? We’re excited to introduce the latest
Sysco Cutting Edge Solutions (CES) products inspired by consumer demand
and designed to increase profit while cutting labor costs.

Session Date: Monday, January 25th

Paycheck Protection Program 2.0

In this Foodie Live event, Howard Berkower, partner at McCarter & English, will discuss what the Act covers, changes to the PPP (PaycheckProtection Program), tax provisions, and other essential details that can support your business.

Session Date: Friday, January 22nd

Increase Cash Flow With Gift Cards, Giftfly

Increase cash flow to your business instantly through the customer gift card platform, Giftfly. This easy-to-use program gives you the capability of offering customers physical and digital gift cards for any occasion, anytime, and anywhere. Not only are gift cards a popular and convenient gifting solution, they can also be a powerful tool in acquiring new customers. Learn how Giftfly can help bring profits to your business.

Session Date: Wednesday, January 13th

Valentine’s Day: Promotions and Creating A Memorable Experience (Part 1)

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day, post-pandemic? In this Foodie Live, Restaurant Specialist, Debbie Gonzales will provide practical and straightforward tips on how to give diners an exciting and safe Valentine’s Day experience. Learn how to create a profitable holiday menu, collaborate with local vendors to save time and money on ambiance, and create an easy-to-implement marketing strategy to promote your offers. Come ready to take notes and create a memorable Valentine’s Day experience for your guests.

Session Date: Tuesday, January 12th

Successful Online Strategies: Simplifying Social Media

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed and frustrated by social media, this Foodie Live is for you. In this session, Sysco Business Resource Specialists Brett Taylor and Emily Grenier cover social media basics, platform benefits and features, and tips on best practices to increase engagement. Come ready to take notes and expand your customer base on one of the most powerful online marketing channels for restaurants.

Session Date: Monday, January 11th

Foodie Live – December 30th

• Featuring Restaurants Rising
• Loyalzoo

Session Date: Wednesday, December 30th

Foodie Live – December 28th

• Restaurants Rising
• Uber Eats

Session Date: Monday, December 28th

Foodie Live – December 23th

• Restaurants Rising
• “Raising the Bar”

Session Date: Wednesday, December 23th

Foodie Live – December 21st

•Restaurants Rising
•Curbside/Takeout

Session Date: Friday, December 21st

Foodie Live – December 18th

•Sysco understands that running a restaurant is hard; we are offering an industry-leading toolkit that provides solutions to help you succeed during these challenging times. Pebble Anderson will provide an overview of Restaurants Rising.

•Learn how to optimize your outdoor dining area with our Outdoor Winter Solutions and hear from our outdoor experts, Rancoon optimal solutions.

Session Date: Friday, December 18th

Foodie Live – December 16th

• With tax season right around the corner, in this session you will hear from our McCarter & English experts on 2020 COVID Tax considerations, things to begin considering now to plan for your taxes. You will have the opportunity to ask pertinent questions.

• In addition, optimizing your online ordering is critical in today’s environment, Sysco Experts along with our Sysco Partners will help you navigate the Online Ordering world and provide valuable tips.

Session Date: Wednesday, December 16th

Foodie Live – December 15th

• Sysco understands that running a restaurant is hard; we are offering an industry-leading toolkit that provides solutions to help you succeed during these challenging times. Pebble Anderson will provide an overview of Restaurants Rising.
• Navigating the COVID insurance considerations can be daunting. Our experts from McCarter & English will be on point to help you navigate, as well as answer any questions you may have.
• To wrap up the session Sysco will help you understand your numbers and how to utilize a Profit and Loss statement to your benefit!

Session Date: Tuesday, December 15th

Foodie Live – December 4th

Running a restaurant is hard, join us to learn about solutions you need to succeed during these challenging times. Come hear how Sysco is making it easier. In addition, learn from our Sysco Experts on Curbside and Takeout

Session Date: Friday, December 4th

• Restaurants Rising
• Curbside/Takeout Solutions
• How Sysco Can Help

Foodie Live – December 2nd

Running a restaurant is hard, join us to learn about solutions you need to succeed during these challenging times. Come hear how Sysco is making it easier. In addition, learn from our Sysco Experts on Curbside and Takeout

Session Date: Wednesday, December 2nd

• PPP Loans
• Virtual Brands – Virtual Dining Concepts
• How Sysco Can Help

Foodie Live – December 1st

Running a restaurant is hard, join us to learn about solutions you need to succeed during these challenging times. Come hear how Sysco is making it easier. In addition, learn from our Sysco Experts on Curbside and Takeout

Session Date: Tuesday, December 1st

• Restaurants Rising
• Virtual Brands – Virtual Dining Concept
• How Sysco Can Help

Foodie Live

Running a restaurant is hard, join us to learn about solutions you need to succeed during these challenging times. Come hear how Sysco is making it easier. In addition, learn from our Sysco Experts on Curbside and Takeout

Session Date: Monday November 30

Foodie Live

Running a restaurant is hard, join us to learn about solutions you need to succeed during these challenging times. Come hear how Sysco is making it easier. In addition, learn from our Sysco Experts on Raising the Bar

Session Date: Wednesday, November 25

Foodie Live

Running a restaurant is hard, join us to learn about solutions you need to succeed during
these challenging times. Come hear how Sysco is making it easier. In addition, learn
from our Sysco Experts on Curbside and Takeout.

Session Date: Friday, November 20

Customer Info Session Series 20

Sysco invites you to join our experts to learn how
to optimize
your online ordering and learn about innovative Holiday
Solutions:

• Optimizing Online Ordering
• Innovative Holiday Solutions

Session Date: Wednesday, November 18

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 19

Sysco invites you to join our experts to learn how to
how to adjust your outdoor area for the winter season. Learn about:

• Indoor Dining Solutions
• Indoor Air Quality Solutions
• How Sysco Can Help

Session Date: Wednesday, November 4

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 18

Sysco invites you to join our experts to learn how to
how to adjust your outdoor area for the winter season. Learn about:

• Outdoor Solutions and Sysco Partners to help
• Menu solutions for your outdoor dining utilizing Sysco Studio
• How to create excitement for the winter outdoor dining space

Session Date: Wednesday, October 21

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 17

Sysco invites you to join our experts to learn how to create new revenue streams with our Foodie Solutions Raising the Bar and Family Style Meals Toolkits

• Getting Your Bar Only Operations Up and Running
• Learn about creative Family Style Meals you can offer to your customers

Session Date: Wednesday, October 7

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 16

Sysco invites you to join our experts to learn how to create new revenue streams with our Foodie Solutions Virtual Kitchens and Holiday Toolkits.

• Virtual Kitchens 101
• Gearing Up For the Holidays

Session Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 15

Sysco invites you to join our experts to learn how to create new revenue streams with our Foodie Solutions Kitchen2Kitchen and Tailgating. In addition, learn about Social Media Marketing and Food Costing by two Sysco Experts.

• Tailgating ToGo
• Social Media Marketing
• Kitchen2Kitchen Solution
• Food Costing
• How Sysco Can Help

Session Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 14

• Mastering your Outdoor Dining Experience
• Rethinking your Menu for Outdoor Dining
• Outdoor Essentials
• Tips to Reimagining Your Buffets/Salad Bars

Session Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 13

• Delivery and Restaurant Operation Trends since COVID
• Menu Best Practices
• Products to Consider for Off Premise
• Sysco Packaging Solutions
• How Sysco Can Help

Session Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 12

• How to leverage tech to support your business’s commitment to health and safety
• PPP Update and Overview of pending Stabilization Bill
• How Sysco is here to help

Session Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 11

• Workers Compensation
• Take Out implicates GL insurance
• Ensuring you have Safe Take Out

Session Date: June 24, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 10

  • Update on PPP
  • Early Results of Restaurant Reopening
  • Restaurant Readiness Tool

Session Date: June 12, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 9

  • Understanding Your Lease Options
  • Insights from Sysco on Preparing Your Menu For Snapback
  • Q&A

Session Date: June 5, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 8

  • New Insurance Updates
  • OSHA New Directives
  • Sysco’s Contactless Menu Solution
  • Q&A

Session Date: Friday, May 29, 2020

Session PDF

Customer Info Session Series 7

  • Tips to reduce Third Party/Customer Claims
  • Q&A

Session Date: Friday, May 22, 2020

Sysco Studio Live

  • Live Demo of our Menu Analysis, Engineering and Design in Sysco Studio

Session Date: See Calendar

Sysco Solutions Exclusive

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Constant Contact

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Ready Pay

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Ordereze

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Pop Menu

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Moving Targets

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Sysco|Studio (Spanish)

Sysco Solutions Exclusive Webinars – Giftfly

May Recorded Sessions

Customer Info Session Series 6

  • Preparing for the PPP Loan Audit
  • D&O coverage relating to financial performance reporting
  • Q&A

Session Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

Session Time: 1 PM EST

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Relief Funds Customer Webinar Series 5

  • Employee Related Issues on reopening
  • Best Practices for Cleaning
  • Liability Insurance Considerations
  • Q&A

Session Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Session Time: 1 PM EST

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Relief Funds Customer Webinar Series 4

Below are the topics that will be covered:

  • Employer Liability Issues in Return to Workplace
  • Path to Reopening
  • Insurance Coverage for Third Party Liability Issues
  • Update on PPP

Session Date: Friday, May 1st, 2020

Session Time: 1 PM EST

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April Recorded Sessions

COVID-19 Customer Info Session Series 3

This session provides Safety measures for the foodservice business and return to workplace strategies along with a Q&A session to answer questions on the CARES Act.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Session Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Download the Session’s Overview PDF

Sysco Cares Act Info Session Series 2

Duration: 1 hour

Session Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

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Sysco Cares Act Info Session Series 1

Duration: 1 hour

Session Date: Friday, April 10, 2020

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