Hospitality Supply Management Fall Conference


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October 14-16, 2004
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA

Register by September 22, 2004 and Save $50!

All sessions focus on supply management in the hospitality industry
Market updates
Powerful take-away tools
Exceptional networking opportunities
Experts from the hospitality industry
Earn 9 CEHs
Trends in dairy, e-procurement and equipment
Commodity update



Sponsors


Arrowstream

The Arrowstream Mission

"To provide Food Service Chain organizations a single supply chain management platform that can lower total food costs (into the restaurant) by up to 15%. This is achieved by bringing together data, productivity tools and a unique logistics service into one integrated solution that reduces key product cost components: vendor FOB price, inbound freight cost, distributor surcharge and product obsolescence."



Carla's Pasta

Carla's Pasta is a family, minority owned manufacturer of frozen filled and string pastas and pestos. They use only the best ingredients available and manufacture over 250 different pasta and pesto products. They are a USDA, HACCP compliant facility with independent inspection and lab testing via Silliker, where they scored 95% / Excellent on their most recent audit. For more information contact Ed Shank at 1-800-957-2782 ext. 912, or eshank@carlaspasta.com.



ConAgra Foods - Foodservice Company

ConAgra Foodservice is one of America's largest foodservice suppliers and offers a broad array of products for the menu. These products include Lamb Weston frozen potatoes, Angela Mia and Hunt's tomato products, Wesson cooking oils, Eckrich prepared meats and sliced sandwich meats, Armour pre-cooked bacon, Healthy Choice frozen entrees, La Choy and Fernando's ethnic entrees, Singleton shrimp, Egg Beaters, Reddi Wip and J. Hungerford Smith dessert toppings, and many more.



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.



Edward Don & Co

Edward Don & Company is the leading distributor in foodservice equipment and supplies. In business for over 80 years, Don professionals are truly the experts in the industry with a vast product selection of more than 12,000 items. Don was also awarded the Better Business Bureau of Chicago & Northern Illinois 2002 Torch award. Find out more about Don at www.don.com or call 800/777-4DON.



Ecolab

With worldwide sales exceeding $3 billion, Ecolab is the leading global developer and marketer of premium cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, maintenance and repair products and services for the hospitality, institutional and industrial markets. www.ecolab.com or 800/35-CLEAN.



EXPOTRANS

EXPOTRANS, founded in 1985, is a recognized leader in the development and manufacture of cutting-edge illuminated, non-illuminated and digital visual displays, including kiosks, menu boards and electronic digital display systems. Incorporating state-of-the-art manufacturing methods with CAD design, our award-winning engineers have developed advanced extrusion and construction assembly techniques along with state-of-the-art digital imaging technologies. All components are designed and manufactured by EXPOTRANS in the United States, and are UL and C-UL listed.



Instill Corp

Instill provides solutions to clean, standardize and present accurate purchasing and sales data, enabling foodservice operators and manufacturers to increase profits and make more informed business decisions. Instill combines technology and foodservice expertise to identify opportunities for operators' purchasing and finance teams to reduce food costs, increase quality and boost profitability.



J.M. Smucker

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 of 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®, Crisco® and R.W. Knudsen® help bring value to your foodservice operation. Serving our quality products shows your guests that you care. For over 107 years, the Company has been headquartered in Orrville, Ohio and has been family run for four generations.

® Registered trademarks of 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 website at www.kelloggsfoodawayfromhome.com.



Neil Jones Food Companies

The Neil Jones Food Companies™ packs and produces premium California tomato products, custom formulated sauces, and Pacific Northwest fruit and concentrates for US and export customers. NJFC markets products under the San Benito™; Old California™, Oregon Trail™ and Perfect Pouch™ brands through foodservice, wholesale and retail channels.



Perdue Farms

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 further processed chicken and further processed turkey.

Privately held and family-run for three generations, the company employs 18,000 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



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.




Sargento Food Inc

Sargento Food Service provides cheese solutions to chain restaurants as a producer of custom cheese products. Sargento products include portion control serving sizes of natural sliced, shredded and Italian style cheese as well as breaded appetizers and cheese sauces. Contact Sargento for the latest in cheese related trends and profit producing ideas.



Stampede Meat

Stampede Meat, Inc. is a Chicago based further processor of custom beef and pork products. Ready-to-cook items produced include full range of steak cuts, portion sizes, and USDA grades. Specialty products range from cubes or strips and cooked-in-bag products include prime rib, carnitas and pot roast.



TODDS - a different way of working

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 and HAACP certified, TODDS assures the highest quality standards.

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