Calendar of Events

Check back to this page often or view our online Calendar of Events as we will post any other upcoming events there.

Calendar

January
1/10/17 Officers Meeting, 5:00 pm
Lathrop 1/20/17 Board of Managers’ New Year’s Dinner – Crow Canyon Country Club, Danville

February
2/7/17 Officers Meeting, 4:00 pm Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, Livermore
2/7/17 Board of Manager Dinner, 5:00 pm Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, Livermore

March Frozen Food Month

March
3/7/17 Officers Meeting, 5:00 pm. Sacramento
3/18/17 Food Bank Volunteer Day San Francisco & Manteca

April
4/1/17 Wine Tasting Tour, Lodi, CA
4/04/17 Officer Meeting, 5:00 pm Lathrop
4/10-12/17 NFRA Conference, Tempe, AZ

May
5/16/17 Officers Meeting, 4:00 pm. Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, Livermore
5/16/17 Board of Manager Dinner, 5:00 pm Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, Livermore

June Dairy Month
June
6/10/17 June Food Bank Volunteer Day San Francisco & Manteca
6/13/17 Officers Meeting, 5:00 pm. Sacramento

July Ice Cream Month
July
No Meeting

August
8/8/17 Officers Meeting, 4:00 pm Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, Livermore
8/8/17 Board of Managers Dinner, 5:00 pm Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, Livermore
September Back to School Fall Festival

September
9/11/17 33rd Annual Golf Tournament, Brookside Country Club, Stockton, Ca 9:00 am
9/11/17 Officers Meeting, 3:00 pm, Brookside Country Club, Stockton October

October
10/14/17 TGIF Awards Dinner Harvey’s Hotel South Lake Tahoe, NV
10/17/17 Officers Meeting, 5:00 pm, Sacramento November

November
11/7/17 Officers Meeting, 5:00 pm Lathrop December Date TBD Membership Annual Luncheon, Location and Guest Speaker: TBD


2017 Calendar
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Events

Member’s Annual Luncheon

We organize annual general membership luncheon for our members every year in Dec. You can register yourself as a guest even if you are not a member. Though you can also accept guests who make the payment at the door, seating is not guaranteed. Therefore we suggest that you complete the registration in advance. Please check the details of our 2016 Luncheon below.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH, 2016, 12 PM

Registration 11:30 a.m. Lunch 12:00 p.m.

Sheraton, Sacramento

1230 J Street Sacramento, CA

Guest Speaker

Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California

Kevin Curry, Senior Vice President, Raley’s

President and Chief Operating Officer

Steve is President and Chief Operating Officer of Save Mart Supermarkets. Founded January 17, 1952 in Modesto. Save Mart now employs just under 17,000 in its 221 stores and subsidiaries in N. California and N. Nevada under the Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, Maxx Value Foods and Food Maxx banners. Save Mart has always believed in supporting local suppliers and producers, and is actively engaged with the charities and causes of the communities where its stores do business.

Steve has been with the company 40 years, holding operations and merchandising positions ranging from produce clerk, produce manager, produce merchandiser, produce operations supervisor, Director of Produce & Floral, Vice President of Operations, Executive Vice President, and currently President and COO.

Steve has been very active in the industry; serving on many retail advisory boards, association committee Chairman of the Board of PMA, Produce for Better Health Foundation Board of Directors. He served on the U.S. Secretary of Agricultures Fruit and Vegetables Industry Advisory committee. He is currently on the Executive Committee of the Western Associations of Food Chains. In 2011, Steve was inducted into the California Grocer’s Association Educational Foundation Hall of Achievement. Steve serves City of Hope’s Board of Directors as President.

Luncheon Cost

Registration 11:30
$80 – Members (Paid in Advance)*
$90 – Guests and Non-Members
Paid in Advance* – Seating Guaranteed
$700 – Sponsor Table for 10 People
Paid in Advance* – Seating Guaranteed
$90 – Paid at Door
Seating not guaranteed

*Advance payment must be received at the Council office by December 4th, 2014
Sign-up now for the Luncheon. Download this PDF and send to: Mary Ann Winkle

Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council
P.O. Box 1328,
Tres Pinos, CA 95075
Phone: 831-207-0739
Fax: 831-637-3630

Make Checks Payable To: Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council

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Annual General Membership Meeting

December 7th, 2016 12:00 P.M. Sheraton Grand Sacramento

Kevin Curry Raley’s, Senior Vice President Sales, Merchandising and Distribution

12:00 P.M. Sheraton Grand Sacramento
1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA.
916-447-1700

Registration 11:30

$ 75 – Members (Paid in Advance)*
$ 85 – Guests and Non-Members – Paid in Advance* Seating Guaranteed
$700 – Sponsor Table For 10 People – Paid in Advance * Seating Guaranteed
$90 – Paid at Door – Seating Not Guaranteed

*Advance payment must be received at the Council office by November 23, 2016 Download this PDF.

Biography:
Kevin Curry

Kevin has spent over 38 years in the retail industry holding a variety of positions in store operations, accounting, warehousing, marketing, sales and merchandising. He has worked for a variety of retailers during that time including: Alpha Beta, Lucky, Albertsons, Safeway and Raley’s.

Curry has a B.S. in accounting from Cal State Los Angeles, a MBA from the University of Southern California and is also a graduate of the Food Industry Management program.

Curry moved to the Sacramento area to work for Raley’s from 2000-2005 where he was the SVP of Sales & Merchandising. He worked for Safeway from 2006 until 2012 in a variety of positions with his last position being the VP and General Manager for the Main Meal business unit. Curry returned to Raley’s in October of 2012 to his current role of SVP of Sales, Merchandising and Distribution. In this role he oversees all things product related from procurement to pricing, to placement, to delivery to the stores.

Curry continues to work with the Raley’s team transforming the product mix in each of their stores to reflect the customers they serve. He is currently the President & Chairman of the WAFC board, serves on the executive committee for the Northern California City of Hope board, and on the executive board of Food for Families.

Kevin and his wife Mary live in El Dorado Hills. They are immensely proud of their daughter Jillian who is pursuing her dream of performing on Broadway.

 

 

Golf Tournament

2017 golf tournament info will be provided when available.

Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California
Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California
Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California

Volunteer Days

The Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council wants to give back to our local communities by working with the local Food Banks and Feeding America. We’re having our sixth annual Volunteer Days this spring. All past participants know the fun and warm feelings felt from volunteering. Here is your chance to help those less fortunate. Two locations again this year. Families are encouraged (no one under 12 please). If you are interested in getting involved next year please contact Mary Ann Winkle for more information addresses and directions.

Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California
Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017

Stama Winery, Van Ruiten Winery & Watts Winery

10:00/10:30 a.m. – 4:30/5:00 p.m. depending on Pick-up & Drop-off locations

Frozen and Refrigerated Food Council of Northern California

For our Wine Tasting Tour of Lodi, we will have three locations for pick up, Sacramento, Modesto and Livermore (See back for details). Half of the group will head for Stama Winery and the rest will start at Watts Winery with everyone meeting at: Van Ruiten Winery for Lunch and Winery Tour with the Wine Maker $50 per person ($100 value) Includes Transportation, Wine Tasting and Lunch

Stama Winery: is currently located in the Vino Piazza. The piazza was once a co-op winery for the farmers in the 40s. Their tasting room is in what used to be the boiler room for making brandy. It is like being inside a huge distill when you come taste with us. Vino Piazza is a very historical place that takes you back in time with the feeling of a European Village. Van Ruiten Winery: The Van Ruiten Family Winery is located mid-way between the Sierra Foothills and the San Francisco Bay. The estate vineyards, benefit from the ideal climate influenced by the cool afternoon breezes of the San Joaquin Delta. Watts Winery is a beautiful and friendly boutique winery, with water fountains and a creek, trees, picnicking, in the heart of Lodi wine country that specializes in unique Reds, Chardonnay and Dessert wines

NEW EVENT! WINE TASTING TOUR – LODI

WINE TASTING TOUR – LODI • SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017

See flyer for details

Member Events

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