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Frank Kitchen – “Spice Up Your Speaking Business!” with opening speaker Elaine Rodriguez

November 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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How to Consistently Get Paid to Share Your Dream, Passion, Purpose or Expertise.

Part 1


Are mental barriers extinguishing opportunities to produce the tasty results you and your team desire? Bring your Mental Appetite, as Frank Kitchen personally demonstrates his proven recipe for crafting a Mindset needed to stimulate Career Advancement, Productivity and Profits. During this interactive learning experience, Frank will challenge you to flip your mindset and make the cognitive commitment needed to cook up your next 5-Star Masterpiece.

What you will do:

Through a series of thought provoking questions and interactive storytelling, you and other participants will identify how people, environments and workplace cultures have influenced your personal and professional growth; while devising a personalized recipe (plan) needed to flip your mindset and manifest the professional dreams you hunger for.

What you will learn:

  • How to identify the mental barriers that are preventing you from achieving your Professional Dreams
  • How to Create a Culture that Stimulates Career Advancement, Productivity and Profits.
  • The 5 Step Recipe for Living F.R.E.S.H.
  • How to incorporate the “I Live F.R.E.S.H.” Mindset into your Community, Organization or Workplace

Part 2


Consistent Sales are necessary for every Professional Speaking Business. Sales are a combination of developing and cultivating relationships. You must transform Prospective Customers into Satisfied Customers who want to invest in your products and services. Frank Kitchen will teach you the flavorful ingredients needed to fill your calendar with paid speaking opportunities. In this hands-on program, Frank will demonstrate the techniques he used to go from an unemployed bland speaker to being distinguished by the National Speakers Association as one of the top Professional Speakers in the world.

What you will learn:

  • How to Craft the Mindset of a Professional Speaker
  • How to Position Yourself as an Industry Expert
  • The 7 Actions needed to Stimulate Customer Trust, Sales and Loyalty
  • How to transform your Network into your Personal Sales Team

Opening Speaker Elaine Rodriguez: Retreat, Reap, Repeat: How to Become a Retreat Rock Star and Amplify Your Business

Warning: You are going to wish you were in Bali by the end of this program! 

Retreats offer an inspiring launchpad to focus and create impact through your work and expertise, while also building brand loyalty, growing your business, and increasing your profits – who doesn’t want that? Retreat planner and keynote speaker, Elaine Rodriguez will show you how to plan, fill, and execute your own retreats – no matter what stage of your career you’re in and who your clientele is. Within a year, you can be running your retreat in Bali, New Orleans, or any other inspiring location around the world. Join us on September 12th, 2023, to learn the ins and outs of planning retreats that will draw more people to your business and leave your attendees begging for more of what you have to offer! Key takeaways: 

  • How to pick the ideal location and create the perfect itinerary to maximize the power and lasting effect of your retreat theme.
  • Marketing techniques that will fill your retreat and draw new clients to your business. 
  • Post-retreat services you can offer that will keep clients engaged and have you profiting from your retreat long after it’s over. 

About Frank Kitchen

Frank Kitchen is “The Mindset Master Chef. He works with Organizations who want to create a workplace culture their people hunger for.

On June 18, 2015, Frank was fired by his employer. His son was 2 years old and his wife was 6 1/2 months pregnant with their second child. It was Father’s Day weekend!

After years of “sampling” dozens of employers, Frank got hungry and committed to living the Professional Dream he had been “talking” about for years…to become a Professional Speaker.

With the support of his family and friends, he used the skills he earned as a volunteer, Student Leader, Toy Store Manager, Salesperson, Community College Educator, Event Planner, Fundraising Auctioneer and Entertainer to create the community he needed to transform his career aspirations into the 5-Star Masterpiece he hungered for!

Frank now teaches his proven recipe for transforming your professional dreams into reality with professional associations, corporations and nonprofits around the world. The same recipe he used to go from unemployed to being recognized by the National Speakers Association as one of the top Professional Speakers on the planet.

When he isn’t speaking, Frank serves as the Board Chair for the Non Profit Organization Hustle PHX / Hustle USA. Their team of staff and volunteers provide aspiring entrepreneurs in underserved urban communities with the resources and “community” needed to start and operate thriving businesses.

About Elaine Rodriguez

 A 14-year veteran of the travel industry, Elaine has impacted the lives of travelers from all over the world through tour directing, tour planning, and now as a retreat planner for speakers, coaches, and facilitators through her company Essential Retreat Experts. Elaine keynotes on customer service, leadership and teamwork, using her stories from her time on the road to inform – and entertain – her audiences.

Join on Zoom us in-person at the
Marriott at Lakeway
3838 N. Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA, 70002
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November 11, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


New Orleans Marriott at Lakeway
3838 N. Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002 United States
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