Sponsor Directory

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American Lamb

Before it makes it to your plate, American Lamb is raised by farmers and ranchers with a shared connection to caring for to the land, the animals, and the local communities they serve across America. When you choose American Lamb, you support the nation’s shepherds and their families and help to sustain working farmland and farm communities. These family farmers and ranchers throughout the U.S. are passionate about providing you with high quality, flavorful lamb in a way that sustains our industry, supports our communities, and preserves our land and resources for future generations.

Our farmers and ranchers are committed to practices that protect the environment, improve land management, and foster animal well-being. Sheep improve pastures and rangeland by cycling vital nutrients back through the soil, minimizing erosion, and encouraging native plant growth. Sheep graze on a variety of nutrient-dense grasses, legumes, and forage will produce succulent, tender meat.

From large scale range operations in the west to smaller farm flocks in the east, raising sheep improves the quality of our land, supports rural communities, and provides food and fiber for the nation.

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Arc Cardinal

As part of Arc International, founded in 1825, Arc Cardinal is part of the largest tableware company in the world.

Our mission is to set new standards of excellence through innovative product design, technological advancement, global teamwork and extraordinary customer service.

We’re known for celebrating – and elevating – the creativity and expertise that brings great food, beverages and wine to the world’s tables. We have set the world’s tables with some of the most durable, stylish and valued tableware. Each product is designed to support the needs of today’s chefs, mixologists and sommeliers. This visionary approach to tableware is the founding principle of our culture and brands.

At Arc Cardinal, we develop and deliver superior tabletop and smallwares solutions.

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Bel Foodservice

Bel Brands USA offers a portfolio of versatile cheeses to complement the authenticity and creativity of your operation with craveable, flavorful and truly delightful tastes your guests will love — both as signature dish ingredients and premium-quality snacking options.

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C&T Design

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ClubProcure

ClubProcure is North America’s largest group purchasing organization (GPO) serving the club & golf course industry. We have been serving our members for nearly 30 years with a wide array of contracts and programs to help every facet of their operation. We are a division of Compass Foodbuy, the world’s largest foodservice & hospitality procurement organization.

As a ClubProcure member, you can expect our team to provide these four pillars of value:

  1. Savings & Solutions. We deliver measurable value to your bottom line.
  2. Personal Relationships. We are here to make your membership more meaningful than just tracking transactions. ClubProcure is here to help you connect with other relationships we have forged.
  3. Impactful Experiences. Relationships deepen when you share memorable moments. It could be as simple as a service call or as unique as attending one of our Value Summits. Our mission is to provide an experience that keeps you coming back for more.
  4. Thought Leadership. You need ideas that keep you ahead in today’s ever changing world. Sharing success stories with our membership makes everyone connected to ClubProcure bigger, better, and stronger.

Click the “Learn More” button to see what else the ClubProcure team can do for you.

Cres Cor

Cres Cor

Family-owned Crescent Metal Products (Cres Cor) is enjoying its 80th year of success. Founded in 1936, this privately held northeastern Ohio company manufactures both stainless-steel and aluminum, high-quality mobile kitchen equipment for the foodservice industry, for both the domestic U.S. and international markets.

Specifically, Cres Cor manufactures a wide array of energy-efficient heated cabinets, ovens, refrigerated cabinets, transport cabinets, mobile racks, carving stations and more! Our durable equipment can be found in kitchens across many market segments, including: k-12 schools, colleges/universities, country clubs, resorts, hotels, banquet halls, chain and independent restaurants, healthcare facilities, college and pro team stadiums, and government and military facilities. Anywhere food is served to a large number of people…Cres Cor equipment is there!

Cres Cor currently has a team of approximately 200 employees and is headquartered in Mentor, Ohio.

For even more information, you can now download our app by scanning the QR code below with your smart phone or tablet, or visit your iTunes or Google Play Store.

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Forever Oceans

At Forever OceansTM, we’re out to nourish the world with sustainably delicious seafood. Our fish has a light buttery flavor that is versatile for grilling, pan-frying, baking. Sashimi-grade, it is also perfect for poke and sushi. Ocean-raised responsibly in eco-friendly offshore enclosures our fish is free of contaminants and sustainably delicious. Learn more about what you will see and taste at Chef to Chef, visit https://www.foreveroceans.com/sustainablydelicious/

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Fortessa Tableware Solutions

Fortessa Tableware Solutions is an integrated designer, developer and marketer of commercial and consumer tableware serving the commercial food service market globally as well as a rapidly growing share of the high-end consumer market. Fortessa is widely recognized as an innovator in design, a high-quality standard in manufacture and the most committed customer service provider in the industry.

Fortessa Tableware Solutions markets the following differentiated and well-respected brands: Fortessa®, D&V®, Scott Zwiesel®, Zwiesel 1872® and Jenaer Glas®. The clear market position of these brands, and the unique promise of each, allows us to meet diverse needs of our customers.

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Gray People Solutions

Gray People Solutions is a boutique recruiting firm offering search and staffing solutions for the hospitality industry.

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Johnsonville Foodservice

Johnsonville® is dedicated to the foodservice operator’s success. No matter the business, Johnsonville provides solutions that solve the challenges operators face. Johnsonville offers a variety of quality products and programs designed to help foodservice businesses thrive. Johnsonville employs approximately 3,000 members globally. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, the privately held company remains family owned today and is based in Wisconsin. To learn more and see all Johnsonville foodservice products, visit foodservice.johnsonville.com.

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Kopplin Kuebler & Wallace

KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE search executives Annette Whittley and Lisa Carroll, SHRM-SCP, are participating at the Chef to Chef Conference to talk with you about creating a cohesive culture of engagement in the kitchen, sharing insights regarding recruiting, staffing, and operations, and providing another perspective on what clubs are expecting from their executive chefs today.

As “the most trusted name in private club executive placement,” KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE has built its reputation on the success of its executive searches, including the fast-growing executive chef search segment.

The KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE team represents over 150 years of combined experience in Platinum-recognized clubs including country, golf, yacht, and city clubs. Our search executives have worked with over 600 clubs across the country and the world.

Plan to participate in the KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE sponsor session on Sunday and visit with Annette and Lisa at the KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE booth and during networking events.

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Mikasa Hospitality

Mikasa Hospitality, a new brand in the Lifetime Brands family of companies offers a full Tabletop product assortment designed and manufactured to the exacting specifications of the food service industry.

Our extensive sourcing and operations expertise positions Mikasa Hospitality to set the standard for product and service excellence.

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The Montague Company

It began in 1857 in San Francisco, during the Gold Rush Era. Founder Wilfred Weed (W.W.) Montague started his business in a small way, selling pots, pans and general hardware items. He was known as an inventor and had a reputation for uncompromising quality.

Gradually, he began manufacturing “French” ranges, a combination of brick with steel ovens and tops, which evolved into the present line of ranges. In 1902, the original “Locke and Montague” was succeeded by a corporation and by 1910, the company known as W.W. Montague Company, Inc., was acknowledged as “The Leading Stovehouse on the Pacific Coast,” as noted in Hammonds Handy Atlas of the World. In 1918, W.W. Montague Company was succeeded by Montague Range and Furnace Company, Ltd.

Early in the 1920s, Joseph M. Whalen was employed, starting out as a sheet-metal mechanic; he was later made foreman. He acquired the company name and equipment in 1932, after the concern encountered financial difficulties in the Depression era. In 1936, the company operations were split, with partner Roy Shae taking on the furnace side of the business. Joseph Whalen retained the range business and moved to Mission Street in San Francisco, where he began operating under the company’s current name of The Montague Company.

Today, as a family-owned, family-operated business, The Montague Company continues the proud tradition of using skilled techniques and fine craftsmanship, acquired by over 140 years of specialized manufacturing experience, to bring you the highest-quality commercial cooking equipment.

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Newchef Fashion Inc.

Newchef Fashion Inc. has revolutionized the culinary industry with unique, fashionable and moderately priced uniforms. Before our inception in 1989, culinary apparel was drab and unappealing. Our elegant fabrics, decorative trims, ribbons colorful prints and slimming “V” lines have made restaurant staff members look as delectable as their food. Our in-house designers and graphics department can further enhance the apparel with custom designed embroidery, sublimated fabrics or printing to ensure an original and unparalleled image. Our NCF Designs division can help create innovative uniforms that fit your brand, functional needs and budget. We offer options for any department including Culinary, Front of the House, Hospitality, Corporate Apparel, Housekeeping, Gaming and Entertainment. Helping our customers reach their uniform goals is our main priority.

Whether you need to outfit a staff of one or one thousand, NCF has you covered. We offer specialized tailored designs to meet the needs of all your employees from small and petite to big and tall. Based in Los Angeles, our manufacturing capabilities, expert knowledge and design skills will set your staff apart from business competitors. NCF strives to be second to none in our industry, utilizing only the highest quality materials and prompt manufacturing. Quick turnaround has always been our standard. Starting with a single specially designed jacket for the Toque Blanche organization, NCF has blossomed into a world-renowned fashionable uniform design leader. Though we maintain over 40,000 accounts with some of the most prestigious hotels, casinos, country clubs, culinary schools, restaurants, cruise lines and various branches of the Military, we retain an entrepreneurial customer service ethic. We know our customers have made us what we are today and in turn, we produce the most efficient service at the most competitive cost.

Our knowledgeable customer service representatives are dedicated to making your experience as professional yet personable as possible. You will never be just an account number. We create real work wear for real working people and strive for the utmost efficiency and satisfaction with our clients. You can depend on us to go well beyond all your expectations.

Northstar Club Software

Northstar

Northstar is the leading vendor of Club Management Software and is installed in 700 clubs worldwide, including 50 Platinum clubs. It is the only club software that offers a single complete solution built on one database; most importantly the software is centered on the needs of the private clubs.

The Northstar Suite provides an end to end solution for all club needs. The award-winning NS Office covers club operational requirements such as Dining & Kitchen Operations (with innovative modules like Tableside POS and Kitchen Display System), Membership Management, Accounting, Tee Times, etc. The club operational requirements are reinforced by the world class mobile app ClubNow 2.0 and the beautifully designed websites from NS Connect.

Northstar’s mission is to provide a superior product that helps create the best member experience. To this end, 250 Northstar employees are working diligently to improve the software, better the customer service and ensure Northstar users have a world class experience.

More information about Northstar can be obtained at www.globalnorthstar.com or by sending an email to info@globalnorthstar.com.

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Pastry Depot

The Pastry Depot opened its doors in October 2017, providing pastry supplies and products to enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. Chef Frances Coffey established The Pastry Depot to fulfill the need in the Atlanta area for access to high-quality pastry products, without the requirement of a membership or account with a large distributor. The Pastry Depot offers a public brick & mortar retail store, online shop with shipping across the USA, and wholesale accounts for local Metro Atlanta businesses.

As a family and female-owned company, The Pastry Depot takes pride in providing its customers with the best service and products. Combining expertise of chefs on-staff with the shopping experience of a boutique shop, the goal of The Pastry Depot is to inspire those passionate about pastry by showcasing the professional-grade products available on the market.

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PreGel

PreGel America was established in 2002 as the North American subsidiary of PreGel s.P.A, headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy. We are a business-to-business (B2B) developer, manufacturer, and distributor of authentic, high quality, shelf-stable, semi-finished dessert ingredients and supplies. Our primary goal is to effectively fulfill the supply needs for artisans of Gelato, Sorbetto & Ice Cream, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Pastry & Confections and Specialty Beverages. Our company highly values culinary education, teaching the proper use of our products, and providing instruction on the latest techniques. Therefore, PreGel hosts four International Training Centers within major U.S. cities including Charlotte, NC; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and Dallas, TX, though off-site demos are available as well. The company services all segments of the foodservice and noncommercial foodservice industries, as well as U.S. distributors. We look forward to forging a successful partnership with you.

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RATIONAL USA

A commitment to ongoing innovation enables RATIONAL to offer the most beneficial cooking solutions for commercial kitchens. With market-leading combi technology, the iCombi Pro can fry, bake, roast, grill, steam and poach all in one self-cleaning piece of equipment. RATIONAL now brings its intelligence to contact heat with the iVario Pro. The iVario Pro looks like a tilting skillet, but does so much more: boiling, frying, deep-frying, sautéing and overnight cooking. These two cooking systems can cover 90% of conventional cooking applications.

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Terrapin Ridge Farms

Triar Seafood

Triar Seafood Company

For over 20 years, Triar Seafood Company has been the discerning chefs’ source for the highest quality, responsibly harvested seafood, delivered fresh overnight with consistency and peace of mind. We are passionate about great seafood and guarantee every purchase. Our network of talented day-boat captains fish for only one or two days before returning with their catch, so you know the seafood is fresh. Our knowledgeable staff then hand-select each fish to ensure its quality.

The seafood is filleted within a few hours of being approved dockside and shipped overnight to your kitchen. Triar was among the first in the industry to provide shore to door overnight service. Because of our obsession for freshness, we guarantee 5-7 day shelf life for most species.

Triar offers an unsurpassed variety from the pristine waters of Florida’s coasts, as well as seafood from the waters of Cape Cod, Canada, Europe, Alaska and Australia. All of Triar’s seafood is responsibly harvested, and we actively seek out alternative species for sustainability.

Triar’s owner, Peter Jarvis, is Chairman of the Board at the Southeastern Fisheries Association. The organization’s mission is to defend, protect and enhance the commercial fishing industry in the Southeastern U.S. while maintaining healthy and sustainable stocks of fish.

The James Beard Foundation has recognized Triar Seafood as a house purveyor for the past 15 years. Triar has also supplied seafood to the US Winter Olympics, Taste of the NFL, as well as to discerning chefs at the finest restaurants, private clubs, and hotels throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean.

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Villeroy & Boch

Villeroy & Boch is the world’s largest branded ceramics manufacturer. Headquartered in Mettlach, Germany, Villeroy has been family-run, creating high-quality, design-forward products for the hospitality industry, for over 265 years!

The products and services Villeroy & Boch provides are the gold standard for the industry. In fact, our dinnerware is covered by a lifetime warranty against edge chipping.

Show your guests and your employees you care—invest in the best. With Villeroy & Boch, you will enjoy the lowest cost of ownership of any dinnerware manufacturer in the foodservice industry.