TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
|6:30 a.m.||Golf Tournament
(Optional: Additional cost for participation.)
The annual SHFM Golf Tournament will take place at the Indian Wells Golf Resort. The John Fought-designed Players Course opened in November 2007 and features a classic American design complete with sculpted bunkers and stately trees. Most of the holes are oriented to take full advantage of jaw-dropping views of the San Jacinto, Santa Rosa and San Bernardino mountain ranges and the majestic Eisenhower Mountain stands sentinel to the south. You don’t want to miss your chance to be part of this exciting tournament … register to play TODAY!
Cost: $169 (Includes boxed lunch, two drink tickets, greens fees and cart fees.)
Enjoy refreshments from the "Rise and Shine Station" before you head out for the tournament.
Sponsored by David Rio San Francisco, Mondelez International and National Food Group, Inc.
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.
|9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Water Volleyball
(Optional: No charge)
Meet at the Waterfall Pool, which has been set aside during this time for SHFM. Enjoy this kick-off to conference and meet colleagues for a new, cool and casual networking activity. Be sure to register if you plan to participate.
|9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Mid-Century Modern Architectural Tour - SOLD OUT!
(Optional: Additional cost for participation.)
Palm Springs contains one of the world’s most important collections of mid-century modern architecture. Explore the design that evokes the fabulous lifestyle of mid-century Palm Springs and was home to many past and present celebrities. See homes with soaring rooflines and walls of glass to monuments of commerce and industry. This mini coach tour highlights all types of residential, commercial, civic, hotel and religious buildings created by innovative, award-winning local architects and world-acclaimed masters.
Cost: $85 (Includes an architectural tour guide and sightseeing in route with full narration.)
|11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.||Registration & Silent Auction Open|
|12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Client Liaison & Self-Operator Lunch & Session
(Open to all Client Liaisons/ Self-Operators)
If you’re a Client Liaison or Self-Operator, you’re invited to exchange ideas with industry colleagues over lunch and during the following program. This session is designed exclusively for your SHFM member category and has been consistently rated one of the most beneficial conference sessions among your fellow professionals each year. Check out the session program below and kick off conference with this unique opportunity! Client Liaisons Elicia Young and Kristine Mosley will be facilitating the session.
How the Value Proposition Has Transformed
The program will focus on defining the value of food and beverage programming in relation to employee experience while integrating company strategy. Topics include identifying both vendor and client value and critical proof measurements, how and when to communicate to senior leaders and examining if food is an amenity or benefit.
|1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Integrated Facility Manager Session
(Open to all Integrated Facility Managers)
The Future of IFM
Join other peer leaders and discuss the IFM role in corporate workplace services. Share ideas on generating awareness for the IFM category, explore educational and professional development opportunities within SHFM and discuss the development of an IFM committee.
|1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Supplier Session
(Open to all Suppliers)
If you’re a Supplier, you’re invited to exchange ideas with industry colleagues during this program. Designed exclusively for Suppliers, check out this session led by Senior Supplier Frank LaRusso and incoming Senior Supplier Shayne Varnum.
|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 long-time SHFM Members on how to rock conference.
|4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.||2020 CPC Meeting|
|6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
||Flavor Forward! - Industry Networking Event
Hosted by Aramark, Compass Group, ISS | Guckenheimer, New Chef Fashion, Inc. and SODEXO
Featured Chef: Makini Howell, Chef/Owner, Plum Restaurants
In the spirit of transformation, this year’s INE celebrates plant-forward eating with flavorful dishes from the menu of our featured chef, prepared by our host chef teams. Savor Chef Makini’s take on delicious, craveable food where sustainability is front and center. You’ll appreciate her culinary artistry and innovative recipes featuring California’s bounty. As she says… “I love the art of food: the colors, the spices and the creativity.” Experience it all at INE - eat, enjoy and focus on the flavor!
Adding spice to the evening will be the SHFM Foundation’s Silent Auction and Scholarship Showdown!
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 Foundation Scholarship Showdown
Sponsored by Farmshelf Corporation
This year's event will provide another great mentoring opportunity for each student as they work with our corporate chefs during a culinary competition. Sample the students' creations and 'vote with your fork' on the best dish!