TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

6:45 a.m. Golf Tournament 
Sponsored by: ARYZTA, LLC

(Optional: Additional cost for participation.)

The annual SHFM Golf Tournament will take place at The Golf Club Fossil Creek. Etched into the rolling hills of Fort Worth by the legendary Arnold Palmer, The Golf Club Fossil Creek's remarkable championship golf course serves as the centerpiece to a spectacular resort golf property that offers endless opportunities for playing, competing and socializing. New for 2018, play 9 or 18 holes and transportation will take you back to the hotel at the conclusion of each round. You don’t want to miss your chance to be part of this exciting tournament … register to play TODAY!

Cost: 9 Holes  – $95 (Includes transportation, lunch, two drink tickets, greens fees and cart fees.)
Cost: 18 Holes – $110 (Includes transportation, lunch, two drink tickets, greens fees and cart fees.)

 

Please note: The course requires all players to wear collared shirts. Denim is prohibited. All players must also adhere to a “soft spikes only” policy.
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Traulsen Facility Tour 
(Optional: No additional cost but please register in advance)

ITW Food Equipment Group is pleased to invite you to join us for a Traulsen Refrigeration Facility Tour. Explore Traulsen’s 400,000 square foot manufacturing facility, home to the industry’s leading brand in commercial refrigeration. Upon your arrival we will break into small groups and provide each group with your own Traulsen Tour Guide.  We will tour the plant and state of art test labs.  If time permits, we’ll take a short trip through the famous Traulsen Competitive Showroom. Lunch will be provided.
 
Attire can be casual but please refrain from wearing shorts.  Also, flat closed toe shoes are required to enter the factory, no heels.  Safety glasses will be provided. Transportation will be provided from the Omni Hotel. Please, no competitors allowed.
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. North Richland Hills Tyson Pepperoni Facility Tour (SOLD OUT!)
(Optional: No additional cost but please register in advance)

Visitors will hear a brief history of the facility then explore the production of pepperoni - from the mixing and stuffing to the drying and slicing process. Also, you will be able to see the sheeted, oven cook, dicing and packing processes. Lunch will be provided.
 
Attire can be casual but please refrain from wearing shorts.  Also, flat closed toe shoes are required to enter the factory, no heels. Safety glasses will be provided. Transportation will be provided from the Omni Hotel. Please, no competitors allowed.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Foundation Board Meeting
12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration & Silent Auction Open
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Client Liaison / Self-Operator Program Session
(Open to all Client Liaison / Self Operators)
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Integrated Facility Manager Program Session
(Open to all Integrated Facility Managers)

SHFM Past President Mark Freeman will lead a round table discussion on topics relevant to our IFM community. Examples of topics of discussion will include SHFM benefits, usable outcomes and how to benefit your client. Learn how to best explore SHFM resources, whether they be SHFM members or original research. Other questions to explore include:
  • Are there research topics SHFM could explore on behalf of this community?
  • How do we help our clients deliver results?
  • How is corporate foodservice and workplace hospitality industry evolving?
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Associate / Supplier Program Session 
(Open to all Associates)
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Young Professional Session
(Open to all Young Professionals - Rising Stars Required)

Don’t pass up the chance to get insider information about how to make the most of your time at conference. Who do you hope to meet and connect with? Learn networking and conference tips and tricks from Young Professionals and a long-time SHFM Member on how to rock conference.
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 2019 CPC Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. New Members First-Time Attendees Reception
Sponsored by Day & Nite / All Service

(For New Members, First-Time Attendees only)     
                                                            
Take this important step toward becoming more involved with SHFM and the personal and business networks it represents. Meet the leadership of the organization and learn how to make the most of your SHFM opportunities.
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Uptown Texas! - Industry Networking Event
Hosted by Aramark, The Coca-Cola Company, Compass Group, PepsiCo and Sodexo
 
Featured Chef: Dean FearingFearings Restaurant
 
The word Texas comes from the Native American word tejas, which means “those who are friends.” What a perfect description of our first evening and the Industry Networking Event! This year welcomes Dean Fearing, longtime chef of The Mansion on Turtle Creek and now Fearing’s at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. Who better to bring an uptown flavor to the menu and recipes that our host chef teams will prepare.
 
Adding spice to the evening will be the SHFM Foundation’s Silent Auction and Scholarship Showdown, as well as the Foundation’s Great Gift Wall!

SHFM Silent Auction
The auction raises funds to promote and educate college students on the merits of onsite foodservice and hospitality. The SHFM Foundation develops outreach programs to attract the best college students to the onsite industry, so please support this important cause. Bid High and Bid Often! Click here to donate an auction item.

SHFM Scholarship Showdown
Sponsored by Mars/Wrigley Foodservices

This year's event will provide another great mentoring opportunity for each student as they work with our corporate chefs during a culinary competition. Attendees will sample the student’s creations and vote on the one they like the most.