Building Community with Purpose
The Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum, Reed Exhibitions and Kathleen Wood were pleased to present the 3rd Annual Meeting of The Foodservice Council for Women. This was an exciting collaborative to foster communities of women from all areas of the foodservice industry. The Foodservice Council for Women has been initiated to provide both on-line and off-line communities for women to develop and advance their business knowledge, contacts and careers and to connect, exchange and discuss relevant topics in foodservice.
We were excited to invite you to join us on Monday, August 13, 2012 from 12:30pm-1:30pm for "Breaking Barriers to Success!" presented by Kathleen Wood of Kathleen Wood Partners, Ferdinand Metz, CMC and invited guests. The session included wisdom delivered by seasoned and successful industry professionals that applied to both the professional within an organization and also that of an entrepreneur. Guests had the opportunity to network with their peers and colleagues to build and strengthen relationships within their community. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to boost your business success!
This round table discussion was led by Kathleen Wood and Ferdinand Metz CMC
Special Guests included:
- Linda Duke, CEO & Principal of Duke Marketing, San Rafael, CA
- Betsy Craig, CEO & Founder of MenuTrinfo & Kitchens with Confidence, Northern Colorado.
- Sandy Korem, The Catering Coach, and founder of The Festive Kitchen, a premiere catering company in Dallas, Texas.
- Annette Starbuck, Executive Pastry Chef & Founder of Goodie Girls Cupcakery, and Winner of Cupcake Wars! www.thegoodiegirls.com
- Rosie Romo, Director of Culinary Operations for SAVOR at the Long Beach Convention Center / Aquarium of the Pacific.
Hear Kathleen share a peek into the exciting content that is instore for you at The Foodservice Council for Women session! Right-click to download
Kathleen Wood is the founder of Kathleen Wood Partners, an innovative growth strategy and business development firm, specializing in shifting leaders and businesses to new levels of success. Kathleen and her partners offer consulting services, career coaching, keynote presentations and result driven solutions for hospitality, healthcare, service, manufacturing and retail clients. Her firm consistently works with Fortune 500 leaders, INC 1000 founders and entrepreneurs.
Kathleen is a nationally recognized growth strategist, motivational speaker, author and a proven leader in business and non-profits. She is a featured speaker and keynote presenter at corporate events, association meetings and multiple industry events. In 2010 Kathleen published her first book, The BEST Shift of Your Life – The Restaurant Manager's Guide for Success Outside the Restaurant.
Kathleen is currently a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of the People Report, the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Women's Foodservice Forum, and the Strategic Advisory Committee for PeopleMatter. She is also the co-founder of the Foodservice Council for Women. Kathleen is a past President and Board Member of Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Hotel Restaurant and Management from University of Wisconsin – Stout and Master in Business Administration from Loyola University of Chicago.
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