Women's Foodservice Forum

WFF to Host Annual Executive Summit in Chicago July 29-31

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) will host its annual Executive Summit, a gathering of restaurant and foodservice industry executives, July 29-31 at the JW Marriott in Chicago. Exclusively for industry executives, WFF Executive Summit will feature interactive, business relevant sessions on future trends, the challenges of leadership, and industry bench-marking.

WFF Award Winners Announced at Annual Conference

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) presented Daymon Worldwide President and CEO, Carla Cooper, with the 2013 Trailblazer Award during the opening general session of their annual conference. Cooper has dedicated her career to blazing trails and creating pathways for herself and other women within the foodservice industry.

WFF Sees Unprecedented Demand as Foodservice Industry Continues to Grow

The foodservice industry is expected to have its fourth straight year of growth, reaching sales in excess of $660 billion according to the NRA Industry Forecast. The results of this growth are seen every day in headlines – the pressure for innovation, mergers, and acquisitions, and the struggle for talent recruitment and retention.

Women's Foodservice Forum Returns to White House

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) returns to the White House to honor extraordinary women veterans who are making a difference in communities across the country. The event is part of the White House Champions of Change, which brings individuals to the White House to share their ideas for winning the future.

Women's Foodservice Forum Partners with People Report

The Women’s Foodservice Forum announced a new partnership with People Report & Black Box Intelligence, the leading provider of comprehensive business insights for the foodservice industry. Their work is focused on the intersection of human and financial capital, and helping companies to succeed in the workplace and the marketplace.

Women’s Foodservice Forum Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors: Karen Bowman of Deloitte, Twila Day of Sysco, and Jack Sinclair of Walmart. Current WFF Board member, Marie Perry of Brinker International, has joined the board’s Executive Committee in the role of Treasurer, replacing the retiring Julie Swan, formerly of Sysco.

WFF Opens Registration for its Leadership Breakfast Series at IFA in Las Vegas

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) will hold its Leadership Breakfast Series Event in conjunction with IFA’s 53rd Annual Conference, February 18, 2013 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. The event includes a panel discussion with senior leaders from franchise segments such as foodservice, retail, and hard goods.

WFF Accepting Nominations for SOAR Award

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) is now accepting nominations for the seventh Jackie B. Trujillo Outstanding SOAR Award, sponsored by YUM! Brands. This prestigious award, which stands for Standard-Setters for Opportunity, Advancement and Recognition of women, annually honors one foodservice company that is dedicated to attracting, educating and promoting women to the highest positions in the organization.

Women's Foodservice Forum Accepting Sewell Scholarship Applications

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) is now accepting applications for the second annual WFF Sewell Scholars Award. This scholarship program, in partnership with Sysco Corporation, offers a grant to a high-potential woman in the foodservice industry to attend the WFF Executive Leadership Program.

Call for 2012 SOAR Nominations

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced today that they are accepting nominations for the sixth Jackie B. Trujillo Outstanding SOAR Award, sponsored by Yum! Brands. This prestigious award, which stands for Standard-Setters for Opportunity, Advancement and Recognition of women, annually honors one foodservice company that is supremely dedicated to attracting, educating, and promoting women to the highest positions in the organization.