Ambassadors’ Breakfast 2019


Thursday, March 7, 2019
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Ronald Reagan Building
and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Don’t miss this important introduction to the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable conference, the most important thought leadership program about the Mediterranean Diet in America.

The MDR is designed to inform, inspire and educate the U.S. Food Industry as well as Mediterranean Producers and institutions, creating a forum for an open exchange of ideas and opportunities.

LIMITED SEATING: please RSVP by March 5, 2019 to or by calling +1 (908) 212 7846

Attend an informative session about our upcoming events!
Keynote speaker: Phil Kafarakis, president – Specialty Food Association


  • Welcome by Andrew Gelfuso, Vice President of Trade, Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) & Director,
    World Trade Center, Washington, DC;
  • Opening remarks by H. E. Marios Lysiotis, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in the USA;
  • US Market trends in the Food Industry by Phil Kafarakis, President of the Specialty Food Association;
  • Executive Chef: Xavier Deshayes.

The 2019 MDR has been endorsed by