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Tuesday, October 3 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
From Your Screen to Your Taste Buds: Social Media for the Food Industry

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In this panel, we will discuss current approaches in the use of social media by food and beverage brands. Are you wondering what strategies are the speakers using as the best way to make people fall in love with their restaurants and products? Come find out what recipes these professionals use to gather a hungry following, and how they work to convert them to engaged and enthusiastic customers.

Moderators
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Julien Perry

Co-Founder, One Night Only Project
Julien has spent the better part of two decades discovering Seattle through its many restaurants and bars. A drop-out of the Seattle Art Institute’s Baking and Pastry program, Julien began her food media career as the restaurant reporter for KOMO Newsradio, followed by Seattle Weekly columnist, Seattle Business Magazine food editor, Q13 food correspondent, Eater Seattle editor, and Food and Dining editor for Seattle Magazine. She now uses her industry savvy in her roles... Read More →

Speakers
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Sonya Chang

Founder, Seattle Bites
Sonya Chang is an ex-New Yorker turned Seattlite and food lover. She fell in love with Seattle while vacationing here and convinced her husband to relocate in 2015. Upon her arrival, she started the Instagram account Seattle Bites as a way to explore all of the amazing eats that the city has to offer. It then expanded into a food blog and across other social channels like Facebook and... Read More →
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Zan McColloch-Lussier

Communications Director, Pike Brewing Company
Beer and food are inherently social, making Zan's job as Communications Director at Pike Brewing Company fun and unpredictable. In his role Zan manages all the social for both the brewery and the two restaurants that Pike Brewing operates. He also gets to share the Pike message v... Read More →
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Herschell Taghap

Digital Manager and Chef Instructor, Tom Douglas Restaurants + Hot Stove Society
Herschell Taghap loves food, technology and the intersection of the two. He's currently holds two positions at Tom Douglas Restaurants as digital manager and chef instructor for Hot Stove Society, Tom Douglas' cooking school. In his marketing role, he manages the entire company's... Read More →
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Crystal ​Southcote

Social Media, Content Creative, Four Seasons Hotels
With over eight years of marketing experience, Crystal ​Southcote ​has elevated digital storytelling for Fortune 500 companies, mom-and-pop shops and non-profit organizations. ​From social media strategy and branding to influencer marketing and review management, Crystal lo... Read More →


Tuesday October 3, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Level Office 600 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104