2009 Hospitality Supply Management Conference


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Hospitality Supply Management, an ISM Forum, presents the
2009 Hospitality Supply Management Conference
May 13-15, 2009
Chicago (Downtown), IL

Challenges and Solutions for Today's Hospitality Supply Manager

  • Effect of Industry and Demographic Trends on Food Safety
  • Sustainability and Going Green
  • Equipment Update and Trends
  • Disaster Planning and Recovery: A Success Story
  • Economic Outlook
  • Earn 8.75 CEHs

Plus, get powerful takeaway tools and valuable networking opportunities.

In today's challenging environment, it's critical for supply managers to bring more value to their organizations. Gain new perspectives while networking with colleagues and industry leaders, discover what's on the horizon, discuss best practices and learn about current trends and innovations in sustainability, disaster planning and food safety.



PROGRAM SPONSORS

Sponsorships for this program are still available. Contact ISM's Sales Department — Kathy Braase, or Trish True, or call 480-752-6276 extension 3086 or 3061 for specific information.


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 four 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 and specifications. Visit our website at www.cfsauer.com.




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 website 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-whip and Orville Redenbacher's Popcorn. 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. Visit www.conagrafoods.com for more information.




Desert Glory

Desert Glory, grower of NatureSweet™ Tomatoes is the largest independently owned and operated greenhouse grower in North America. We supply our vine-ripened cherry and roma tomatoes to leading operators throughout the United States and Canada. Our food safety program is truly "seed to serving" including the ability to trace back each case. Please visit our website at www.naturesweettomatoes.com.




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. Learn more at www.dmadelivers.com.




Edward Don & Company

Edward Don & Company, the leading distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies, is celebrating 86 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.




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. Please visit us at www.jmsmucker.com.

©/® The J. M. Smucker Company




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. Visit our website to learn more at www.j-ots.com.




Lyons

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. For more information, visit us at www.lyonsmagnus.com.




Mercer

Mercer — A leader in the commercial market for more than 30 years and the predominant supplier to culinary academies in North America. Mercer's brands feature exceptional quality in design, materials, and craftsmanship honed to the exacting performance needs of the discriminating chef — the professional and the cooking enthusiast. Visit our website at www.mercercutlery.com.





Ore-Cal Corporation

Ore-Cal Corporation, doing business under the brand name "Harvest of the Sea" has been supplying shrimp to all segments of the food industry for over 40 years. While our emphasis remains on shrimp, Ore-Cal can provide many new products to fit ever changing customers' needs. Visit us at www.ore-cal.com.





Pacific Supreme Company of California

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. Please visit our website at www.pacificsupreme.com.




Primo Water

Primo Water manufactures and markets mineral enhanced bottled water that meets both the convenience consumers seek and the environmental benefits they desire. Primo Water bottles are made from plants, NOT crude oil. Our bottles give off 75% less greenhouse gas emissions and uses 49% less energy versus petroleum based bottles during resin production. Primo bottles can be recycled and will decompose in less than 90 days in a commercial compost facility.






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.






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. Learn more about STIR at www.stirfoods.com.






TODDS

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. To learn more, please visit our website at www.toddsfoods.com.

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






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