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California Cheese & Butter Association
1011 Pebble Beach Drive
Clayton, CA 94517
Executive Director: Lisa Waters
You are invited to attend California Cheese & Butter Association’s 50th Anniversary Convention,
Fabulous 50’s, April 16, 17, 18, at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino, Incline Village, Nevada.
Located 30 miles from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, the Hyatt Regency is a stunning lakeside AAA Four Diamond hotel nestled within the Sierra Mountain Range.
Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel by calling (775) 832-1234. Mention CCBA for our special rate of $159.00 per night. Space is limited and rooms are available now.
|Thursday, April 16, 2015|
|6:00 p.m.||Welcome reception (no host)|
|Friday, April 17, 2015|
|11:00 a.m.||Registration Attire: business casual|
|1:00 p.m.||Call to order Mac Moore, CCBA President, Director of Commercial Business Dev., Cacique, Inc.|
|1:10 p.m.||Welcome Kim Litwicki, Convention Chair, District Sales Manager, Emmi Roth USA, Inc.|
|1:15 p.m.||Keynote address Steve Dietz, Executive Vice President, Tony’s Fine Foods|
|2:00 p.m.||California Dairies, Inc. Past, Present & Future
Blake Anderson, Senior Vice President, New Business Dev., California Dairies, Inc.
|2:45 p.m.||Chef Introduction Alan Kubler, Executive Chef, Hyatt Regency|
|3:30 p.m.||Delkor Cabrio Case Dale Andersen, President/CEO, Delkor Systems, Inc.|
|4:00 p.m.||Food Sourcing Mark Estee, Owner/Head Chef, Campo Reno|
|4:45 p.m.||Scholarship update Jennifer Mullen, CCBA Treasurer, Executive Director, Modesto Conv. & Visitor’s Bureau|
|5:00 p.m.||Closing comments Kim Litwicki, Convention Chair, District Sales Manager, Emmi Roth USA, Inc.|
|6:00 p.m.||Reception Fabulous 50’s event and annual cornhole tourney (costumes recommended)|
|Saturday, April 18, 2015|
|7:30 a.m.||Continental breakfast Attire: business casual|
|8:45 a.m.||Call to order Mac Moore, CCBA President, Director of Commercial Business Dev., Cacique, Inc.|
|9:00 a.m.||Treasurer’s/Scholarship Jennifer Mullen, CCBA Treasurer, Executive Director, Modesto Conv. & Visitor’s Bureau|
|9:15 a.m.||Sunshine report|
|9:30 a.m.||Cheese report Mac Moore, CCBA President|
|10:00 a.m.||Butter report Tom Ditto, Vice President, Food Service, Challenge Dairy Products, Inc.|
|10:15 a.m.||Dairy report John Fiscalini, Managing Partner, Fiscalini Cheese Company|
|10:30 a.m.||Real Mex Mike McKinnon, Vice President, Purchasing/Research and Development, Real Mex|
|11:15 a.m.||Direction of Specialty Cheese at Nugget Markets
Rebekah Baker, Corporate Cheese Buyer, Nugget Markets
|12:00 p.m.||2016 Convention Mac Moore, CCBA President, Director of Commercial Business Dev., Cacique,Inc.|
|12:15 p.m.||Closing Kim Litwicki, Convention Chair, District Sales Manager, Emmi Roth USA, Inc.|
|6:00 p.m.||Reception Attire: Dressy casual|
|7:00 p.m.||Dinner, silent auction, special recognitions|
Further details on our program will be available at:
We look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you.
2015 Convention Registration
- Hotel Accommodation Reservation
- Live and Silent Auction Donations
- Cheese and Butter Donations
- Goodie Bag Swag Donations