Tastemaker Conference is the premier food blogger conference for influencers and content creators

Community. Education. Experience.

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About Tastemaker Conference

Tastemaker Conference is a place where food bloggers don’t just meet, they make. You will make contact with incredible vendors and foodies. You will make career goals attaining invaluable information on the business aspects of the industry. Most importantly, you will make lifelong connections in a community of creatives who want to influence the world with their gift for food.


September 14-15, 2018

Held amidst the beauty of the Wasatch Mountains, Tastemaker Conference takes place at the stunning Falls Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Amazing Sponsors

This two-day event features over 20 highly-sought after brands sponsoring and attending to specifically connect with food bloggers.


Valuable Workshops

You will have access to multiple classes and workshops taught by experts in the food blogging field, a sponsor exhibitor hall, and awesome networking opportunities. And let’s not forget the most important part: delicious food!

Whether you consider yourself kid chef level or the real Martha Stewart (please stand up), Tastemaker Conference is for all levels of experience to socialize with a community of makers, dreamers, and influencers in this impactful and memorable two-day event.

Meet The Team

Abbey Rodriguez

Abbey is the founder of Tastemaker Conference. Abbey’s recipe development and food photography work has been published in major industry publications such as The Huffington Post, eHow, and MSN, to name a few. When she is not making a mess in the kitchen, she can be found exploring the best spots to eat in the D.C. metropolitan area, where she lives with her husband and three boys.

Learn more about Abbey at The Butter Half.

Susie Bulloch

Susie is a Guinness World Record holding griller, a local Utah lifestyle television contributor, a KCBS certified BBQ judge, BBQ instructor, author, and . . . deep breath . . . mom to three awesome kiddos and wife to a CPA/side-hustling musician!

Learn more about Susie at Hey Grill Hey.

Erin Collins

Erin is the author and photographer behind the blog Meaningful Eats. Erin is passionate about creating and sharing healthy, family-friendly gluten-free recipes. Erin holds a bachelor’s degree in food science from BYU and a master’s degree in nutrition from University of Utah. She resides in in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and three children.

Learn more about Erin at Meaningful Eats.

Desarae Fowler & Kadee Morrison

Desarae and Kadee are creators for Oh So Delicioso, a foodie and lifestyle blog where they believe in “real food for real life.” Oh So Delicioso has been featured in major magazine publications, The Food Network, and countless websites. They are recipe creators and photographers for many large corporations such as KitchenAid, Zwilling, Staub, Blendtec, and more. Desarae is the founder of Oh So Delicioso and is also a mom to four kids. Kadee is a mother to three busy boys. Both Des and Kadee reside in Southern California.

Learn more about Des and Kadee at Oh So Delicioso.


8:00 – 9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45 AM

Welcome & Keynote Speaker (TBA)

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Classes & Workshops (TBA)

11:00 – 11:15 AM

Snack Break

12:00 – 2:00 PM

Lunch & Sponsor Exhibits

2:15 – 2:45 PM

Panel (TBA)

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Classes & Workshops (TBA)

4:00 – 4:15 PM

Snack Break

4:15 – 5:00 PM

Classes & Workshops (TBA)

5:15 – 5:30 PM

Closing Remarks

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Networking & Sponsor Exhibits

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Speaker Dinner

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


10:00 AM – 10:15 AM


10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Classes & Workshops

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Lunch & Sponsor Exhibits

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM


3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Classes & Workshops

5:45 PM – 6:15 PM

Closing Keynote

6:15 PM – 7:00 PM

Networking & Sponsor Exhibits

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Closing Party

*Schedule subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where and when is the event?

Tastemaker Conference will be held on Friday, September 14 and Saturday, September 15, 2018, at The Falls Event Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.

What is the return policy?

Tickets are non-refundable, however they are transferable up to 30 days before the event.

What does a general admission ticket include?

Your general admission ticket includes entrance to our two-day conference. You will get the choice of attending up to eight different workshops and classes, access to panels led by food influencer experts, a swag bag worth over $500, and access to our sponsor exhibitor hall, where you will make connections with brands who want to work with YOU. There will also be breakfast, lunch, and snacks served both days, and a closing party on Saturday night.

Will there be allergy-free foods available?

Of course! We will be providing amazing gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan food options.

I’d love to speak at the conference!

Our submissions are limited, but we would love to hear your ideas! Please email your pitch to [email protected]

Where do I stay?

There are hotels and great Airbnb homes available nearby. Stay tuned for a hotel discount!

Is there parking available?

Yes, there is limited parking on the west side of the building and in the parking garage underneath.

When do tickets go on sale?

Ticket sales will start early 2018! Make sure you subscribe to our email list here to be the first to know when tickets are released.

How many people will be attending the conference?

There will be 250 like-minded food bloggers and influencers attending. A great place to network and make new foodie friends!

I’m interested in sponsoring the event. Whom should I contact?

We would absolutely love to work with you! Sponsored spots are limited, so please email [email protected] to receive our current sponsorship deck.

Which airport do I fly into?

Salt Lake City International Airport.

How do I get to the venue?

The venue is at The Falls Event Center in Trolley Square. The address is 580 S 600 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. We recommend you get a rental car or use Uber or Lyft.

I have a question that wasn’t answered! What’s your contact information?

Please reach out to [email protected] for any additional questions.



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