Trenton, NJ… The New Jersey Food Council will host the “Night of Distinction” Reception Wednesday, March 16, at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey. The event with its powerful slate of honorees draws over 500 guests including prominent food industry executives.
At the event, Dan Croce, President of Acme Markets; Rafael Cuellar, President & CEO of Cuellar Family Shoprites, Barry Schiro, President, CBA Industries; will be honored with Industry Achievement Awards for their meaningful contribution to advance the mission of the Food Council, for achieving significant food business success and for their history of civic service within the New Jersey food community. In addition, Linda Doherty; President & CEO, New Jersey Food Council will be awarded the Excellence in Leadership for her dedication to the industry and her 23 years of commitment to the New Jersey Food Council.
NJFC Chair, Judith Spires, CEO of Kings Food Markets Inc., stated “This distinguished class of food industry leaders is being recognized for their continued achievements in the ultra-competitive NJ marketplace. We are thrilled with the outpouring of support for this event and the honorees, which is no surprise given these honorees are among the most respected leaders in the industry. We are grateful to have the opportunity to honor them with Industry Achievement Awards at this showcase NJFC event.”
The New Jersey Food Council is the Garden State’s food industry trade association with almost 400 members representing over 1,200 retail food stores, wholesalers, manufacturing and service companies that supply them.