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Spring Conference for Hospitality Supply Management




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presents the...

Spring Conference for Hospitality Supply Management

May 17-19, 2006
Hotel Monaco Chicago and Summit Executive Centre
Chicago, IL

We've extended the early registration discount to May 1, 2006. Register on or before May 1, and $ave.


ISM's own "food network" brings you face-to-face with your colleagues and leaders in the industry. Take this opportunity to find out what's new and what's on the horizon. This is a chance to ensure you have a fresh, safe supply chain that delivers quality at the right price.

Commodities · Supplier Diversity · Fuel Surcharges ·
Social Responsibility · Contracts · Equipment · Best Practices
  • Reducing Distribution Costs
  • Commodity Input Costs
  • Consumer, Operator, Distributor Trends
  • Managing Inflation
  • Category Buying
  • Troublesome Contract Language
  • Luncheon with Master Chef Martin Yan

Earn 10.75 CEHs

If you work in the hospitality industry and would like more information about the Hospitality Supply Management Forum, visit www.ism.ws/sites/hospitalitysupplymgmt.





SPONSORS

C.F. Sauer Foods

C.F. Sauer Foods is the foodservice arm of the C.F. Sauer Company, based in Richmond, VA and privately held through 4 generations, since 1887.

C.F. Sauer Foods has established itself as a high quality, low cost producer of mayonnaise, salad dressings, sauces, margarine, spices, seasonings & extracts, servicing foodservice chain accounts & distributors coast to coast.

While the company proudly markets its Duke's & Sauer branded products, its strength in foodservice is developing & packaging custom products that meet its customers' needs & specifications.




The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company. Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world's most valuable brand, the Company markets four of the world's top five soft drink brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta and Sprite, and a wide range of other beverages, including diet and light soft drinks, waters, juices and juice drinks, teas, coffees and sports drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the Company's beverages at a rate exceeding 1 billion servings each day. For more information about The Coca-Cola Company, please visit our Web site at www.coca-cola.com.




ConAgra Foods

ConAgra Foods is one of America's largest foodservice suppliers and offers a broad array of products for the menu. ConAgra Foodservice products include popular consumer brands - Hunt's Ketchup, Healthy Choice Frozen Entrees, Egg Beaters, Reddi-wip and Butterball turkey products. As well as proven Operator favorites such as J. Hungerford Smith and Angela Mia Tomatoes. Also available from ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston is a wide variety of potato products, handhelds and appetizers.




DMA

DMA is a national foodservice distribution system whose shareholders are prominent regional foodservice distributors. We joined forces to provide foodservice operators with the pricing, distribution and technological advantages of a national organization, and the service priority of a local business.




Ecolab

Ecolab is the world's leading provider of cleaning, food safety, and health protection products and services. With more than 12,000 sales-and-service experts, Ecolab is committed to assisting its customers with their unique needs by providing them with value-added solutions and personal service. For more information, visit www.ecolab.com or call 1-800-35-CLEAN.




Edward Don & Company

Edward Don & Company, the leading distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies, is celebrating 85 years of supplying everything but the food. We carry the largest variety of tabletop, smallwares, paper products, janitorials, equipment and furnishings with more than 12,000 items in stock and ready for shipment. Don received the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. Find out more about Don at www.don.com or call 800-777-4DON.




G.E.T. Enterprises, Inc.

G.E.T. Enterprises, Inc. is a manufacturer of high quality melamine dinnerware and plastic drink ware for the foodservice industry. G.E.T. Enterprises offers great selection of fine melamine dinnerware patterns that are simply beautiful and extremely durable for the heavy traffic of any restaurant operations as well as high quality plastic drink ware lines that have the look of crystal yet very durable and very affordable for the foodservice operators.

G.E.T. Enterprises has been in business for over 22 years, and is a minority and woman owned company.




Golden State Foods

Golden State Foods is one of the world's largest diversified suppliers to the Quick Service Restaurant industry. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the $2.4 billion company is value based with proven performance in superior quality, innovation and customer service. With approximately 2,500 employees worldwide, its core businesses include: processing and distribution of sauces, dressings, syrups, meats, prepared foods, and other services. The company also runs a national nonprofit organization, the GSF Foundation for kids.




Heartland Catfish

Heartland Catfish of Mississippi provides the freshest, highest quality US Farm Raised catfish products. Offered are breaded and unbreaded fillets, strips and nuggets. Specialty items include marinated fillets and salt & pepper breaded strips. Our vertically integrated State-of-the-Art facility is the only HACCP level one plant in the industry. For a personalized custom program contact us at www.heartlandcatfish.com.





Jennie-O Turkey Store

Jennie-O Turkey Store understands the value of trust and confidence. That's why we go to great lengths to carefully control every aspect of our turkey processing. We make sure you and your customers are getting the industry's best. Your reputation depends on it. And so does ours.





The J. M. Smucker Company

The J. M. Smucker Company. Since Jerome Smucker signed the label on his first crock of apple butter over 100 years ago, The J. M. Smucker Company has upheld a commitment to offering quality lodging products. This shared heritage with generations of your guests lends a measure of trust and comfort to their dining occasions. The icon brands Smucker's®, Dickinson's®, Jif®, and Crisco® help bring value to your foodservice operation. Serving our quality products shows your guests that you care. For over 100 years, the Company has been headquartered in Orrville, Ohio and has been family run for four generations.

©/® The J. M. Smucker Company




Kellogg

Kellogg is the world's leading manufacturer of cereal and also a leading producer of convenience foods including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles and meat alternative veggie foods.

The cereal industry was born a century ago in Battle Creek, Michigan, the result of work done by Dr. John Harvey and William Keith Kellogg. Today Kellogg produces 12 of the 15 most popular cereals in the world.

Kellogg acquired Keebler Foods Company in 2001. Keebler is the second largest manufacturer of cookies and crackers in the country.

Kellogg's Food Away From Home provides innovative ideas and expertise to the food service industry. To learn more about Kellogg's Food Away From Home, visit our Web site at www.kelloggsfoodawayfromhome.com.




Lee Kum Kee

Established in 1888, Lee Kum Kee is the brand leader of authentic Chinese sauces and the inventor of the Oyster Flavored Sauce. What started as a small family business has grown into an international powerhouse that manufactures high quality products including soy sauces, chili sauces, and various gourmet and home cooking sauces. Lee Kum Kee (USA), Inc. services customers in North & South America, and is headquartered in the City of Industry, California.




Lyons Magnus

Lyons, a well-known industry leader in the processing and marketing of all things from fruit, juice, flavoring, and cocoa for the foodservice industry, serving the needs of numerous customers in the hospitality sector. Expertise and experience join to create new and innovative products that continually add to our offering of solutions for our customers. www.lyonsmagnus.com




Pacific Supreme Company

Pacific Supreme Company of California is one of the most reputable and well-recognized seafood importers in the nation. We import and distribute the highest-quality seafood from around the world and specialize in securing the finest frozen shrimp, including custom breaded and/or seasoned products for foodservice and retail customers. Additionally, we are a member of the minority business development council and a founding member of the Aquaculture Certification Council dedicated to ensuring supplier compliance with Best Aquaculture Practices.




Perdue Farms Foodservice

Based in Salisbury, Maryland, the Perdue Farms Foodservice is dedicated to delivering the finest poultry products to foodservice operators throughout the United States. The company's product offerings include a complete line of Perdue™ further processed chicken and further processed turkey products. And a complete line of deli sliced meats, under the Sandwich Builder™ brand.

Privately held and family-run for three generations, the company employs 20,000 associates and partners with 7,500 independent farm families -- all who share in the commitment to quality, service and reliability that has guided the company since its founding in 1920.

For more information, contact Linda Roskovich, Perdue Foodservice Marketing Services Manager, at 410/543-3086, Linda.Roskovich@perdue.com or visit www.perduefoodservice.com™

Perdue Farms
Foodservice Division
PO Box 1537
Salisbury, MD 21802
1-888-737-3832




S&D Coffee

S&D Coffee has been roasting select coffees since 1927. Not only does S&D have a full assortment of fine quality coffee blends, they offer a variety of specialty coffees, cappuccinos, iced coffee, tea, condiments and more. For a successful beverage program, including equipment, service and point of sale marketing plans, the choice is simple, choose S&D.





San Antonio Farms

San Antonio Farms manufactures a wide variety of custom and branded Mexican Sauces for the nations leading grocery chains, club stores, restaurant chains and broad-line foodservice distributors. We are devoted to producing top-quality products. Our off-the-shelf formulas are consistently rated equal to or better than national brands. San Antonio Farms is part of the Silver Ventures family of food manufacturing companies.





Sargento Food Service

Sargento Food Service provides custom cheese solutions to chain restaurants. Sargento capabilities include natural sliced, shredded and Italian style cheese, breaded appetizers and cheese sauces.




Stampede Meat, Inc.

Stampede Meat, Inc. is a Chicago-based further processor of custom beef and pork products. Ready-to-cook items produced include a full range of steak cuts, portion sizes, shapes and USDA grades. Other products include chicken fried steak and cook-in-bag items such as prime rib, brisket, carnitas and pot roast.




STIR

STIR is uniquely qualified to produce exactly what you want, when you need it, with the quality controls in place to ensure that it is dependably delicious. Our team can help you ensure the product consistency of existing signature recipes or work with you to develop innovative new products that add excitement and appeal to your menu. Best of all we can package your products to accommodate your specific operational needs and ship it how and when you want it.




Superior Uniform Group, Inc.

Superior Uniform Group, Inc., through its marketing divisions, manufactures and sells a wide range of uniforms, corporate I.D. wear, career apparel and accessories for the hospital and healthcare fields, hotels, fast food and other restaurants, and public safety, industrial, transportation and commercial markets, as well as corporate and resort embroidered sportswear.

The mission of Superior Uniform Group, Inc. is to enhance our long term profitability by maintaining a leadership position in understanding and serving the uniform/career apparel industry, as we market, manufacture and sell a broad line of proprietary products.

We are committed to:

  • Providing customer satisfaction in product quality, value and service.
  • Maintaining our reputation for creativity, reliability and integrity.
  • Offering employees opportunities for growth and self development in a secure and stable work environment.




Team Four

Introducing Team Four, a foodservice group purchasing company formed to meet the growing needs of forward thinking foodservice operators. Our established and customized contract pricing and incentive programs, unmatched customer service, innovative marketing portfolio and century of industry experience give you a valuable partner for sales and profit growth. Team Four. 888/891-3103.




TODDS, A Division of H.J. Heinz Company, L.P.

TODDS — a different way of working. At TODDS, there are three simple ideas — a deep collaboration with customers, an eye-to-eye culinary approach, and a passion for getting the job done. Combining these ideas with skilled manufacturing creates better products, which sets TODDS distinctly apart from the competition. TODDS manufactures superior proprietary products featuring sensational soups, sublime sauces, and superb salad dressings. USDA inspected, Superior AIB rated and HAACP certified, TODDS assures the highest quality standards.

TODDS, A Division of H.J. Heinz Company, L.P.
2450 White Road
Irvine, CA. 92614
Tel. 800/568-6337
Fax. 949/729-1338
James Peterson, Senior Manager National Accounts




Vitality Foodservice, Inc.

Vitality Foodservice, Inc., headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a leading provider of beverages to the foodservice industry worldwide. Vitality is best known for providing the foodservice market with superior beverages, world-class service, and innovative beverage dispensing systems. In fact, there are nearly 70,000 Vitality dispensers throughout the world in operation today.




Wing Hing Foods

Wing Hing Foods, a leader in manufacturing authentic Asian noodle products since 1953. In 1990, Wing Hing began modernization and quality improvements to the classic recipes of noodle manufacturing. Today, Wing Hing produces a variety of Asian noodles and wrappers found in today's nationally recognized restaurant chains and retail markets.







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