Dinner & Discussions

Dinner Meetings are held September - May with the exception of November during our annual Suppliers' Night. For more information and to register see below.

2018-19 Dinner Meeting Schedule:

4:00 – 5:00 PM EXCOM Meeting

5:00 – 6:00 PM Social Hour

6:00 – 8:30 PM Dinner followed by the Speaker

2018-2019 Dinner Meeting Schedule
September 10, 2018

Carlisle - Lombard
Panel: The Path to Supply Chain Risk Management

October 15, 2018

Revolution Brewery - Kedzie Tap Room - Chicago
Title: Celebrating OktoberFest at Revolution Brewing

December 10, 2018

Ignite Glass Studios - Chicago
Title: Food Packaging and Labeling: Crucial, Controversial, and Changing

January 14, 2019

The Estate - Rosemont
Title: Food adulteration and prevention. Tales from the trenches.

February 11, 2019

Café la Cave - Des Plaines
Title: Protein trends- looking at grains in a new light. Pulses, vegetarian/ allergen-free proteins

March 11, 2019

Waterford - Elmhurst
Title: Cross functional ways of working/ communication methods, adapting to change, taking direction, workplace trends, etc.

April 8, 2019

Maggiano’s - Skokie
Title: Trends of back to the basics with flavoring- spices, essences, etc. Looking at trends beyond just natural flavors and ingredients.

May 13, 2019

Title: Dennis R. Heldman and 'The Role of Food Engineering in a Sustainable Food Supply'