Tuesday, October 24, 2017
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Palace at Somerset Park
333 Davidson Ave.
Somerset, NJ 08873
FoodBizNJ will feature tastings from New Jersey food and beverage entrepreneurs as well as information sessions including speakers and panel discussions relevant to food and beverage producers, restaurants and food retailers.
Michele Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc.
Moderator: Lou Cooperhouse, Executive Director, Rutgers Food Innovation Center
Leslie Steele, Director, New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association
Kerri H. Gatling, Chief, NJ Talent Networks, Strategic Partnership Academy
Mark Macellaro, Director, Talent Development & Culture, Lassonde Pappas and Company, Inc.
Donna F. Schaffner, Associate Director: Food Safety, Quality Assurance & Training, Rutgers Food Innovation Center
Moderator: John Briguglio, Partner, New York/New Jersey Regional Leader of Manufacturing and Distribution Practice, CohnReznick
Andrew Koutsoudakis, Co-Founder, of Trading Table
Jeff Tarplin, President / Managing Director - India Brook Partners
Matthew W. Rickert, Credit Risk Director, Commercial Banking, Chase
Moderator: Howard Dorman, Partner, Mazars USA, LLP
Lou Scaduto, Jr., Vice President, Food Circus Supermarkets, Inc.
Thomas Calandra, VP Operations, Calandra's Bakery
Lindsey Inserra-Hughes, VP - Corporate Health & Wellness, Inserra Supermarkets Inc. - ShopRite
Founder and CEO, Adenah Bayoh and Companies, the parent corporation of IHOP franchises in Newark, Paterson, and Irvington, New Jersey
Beer, Wine & Spirits – Legislative update
Moderator: Marshall Kizner, Attorney, Stark & Stark, P.C.
Tom Cosentino, Executive Director, Garden State Wine Growers Association
John Granata, Founder/President, Jersey Spirits Distilling Co.
Jason Carty, Executive Director, New Jersey Brewers Association
David Wolin, Owner, Old York Cellars
Your Brand: Packaging, Protecting and Marketing
Moderator: John Parkinson, Managing Editor, NJBIZ
Stephen Baker, Managing partner – Baker & Rannells Trademark Attorneys
Stacey Bender, CEO, Bender Group PR/Marketing
Leslie Gurland, Tadbik Ltd.
For sponsorship and exhibitor information contact Damon Riccio at (732) 246-5715 or email email@example.com