In the 2019 Trends presentation Mark DiDomenico will provide Datassential’s take on the macro level forces that are driving the way consumers eat today and will eat tomorrow. Mark DiDomenico will provide a perspective on health and wellness, regional and ethnic cuisines, technology and other drivers that affect both in home and away from home food and beverage consumption behaviors.

Tuesday May 14th

presented at two separate times for your convenience


Mark DiDomenico has been following trends in the Foodservice Industry for over 27 years. He started his career with The NPD Group, analyzing restaurant traffic trends and foodservice manufacturer shipments. From there, he transitioned to the manufacturer side, providing insights guidance for the foodservice divisions of Kellogg USA and Sara Lee. In addition, Mark was instrumental in executing customer database profitability analyses, as well as establishing CRM and white-space targeting initiatives.

In 2011, Mark transitioned back to the supplier side, joining Datassential, another leading insights provider for the foodservice industry. As Director, Customer Solutions, Mark is leveraging his significant experience helping foodservice operators and manufacturers develop critical insights for their strategy, sales, marketing, and new product development efforts, across all menu categories.

Mark has presented insights and trends at conferences and meetings for several organizations, including International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, The Research Chefs Association, Hillphoenix’s Supermarket Sense, the National Coffee Association and CSP Information Group (FARE and Foodservice Directory Magazines). Mark holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.