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July 9

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Denver Local

Join SHFM in Denver for an engaging and flavorful event! Kick off the evening with an introduction to the Women's Bean Project followed by an insightful site tour. Then, dive into personal and professional coaching sessions led by Valerie Vander Berg, Nutrislice. Lauren Beckwith and Anthony Salazar, ISS Guckenheimer, will showcase their culinary skills by creating and remixing a selection of Women's Bean Project recipes. Following the cooking demonstration, enjoy open networking and tasting opportunities. All food and beverage purchases will directly support the Women's Bean Project. Don't miss this unique opportunity to support a worthy cause while enjoying delicious treats and valuable networking!

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Tuesday, July 9
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - Women's Bean Project Site Tour
4:40 p.m. - Professional Coaching
5:05 p.m. - Recipe & Remix
5:25 p.m. - Networking and Tasting


Women's Bean Project
1300 W Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80223


Registration is free!

Special Thank You to Our Denver Local Sponsors!

Aramark Workplace Experience Group
The Coca-Cola Company
Compass Group
ISS Guckenheimer

Interested in sponsorship? 
Download the Local Event Sponsorship Form and return your completed form to Michelle Romero at mromero@hqtrs.com.


L Beckwith

Lauren Beckwith, Food Experience Program Manager, ISS Guckenheimer

Lauren Beckwith's 10+ years of experience in hospitality and food service spans a rich variety of sectors and modalities. She currently manages workplace experience programs for ISS Guckenheimer and has degrees in both Food Science and Culinary Arts. Previously, Lauren oversaw large-scale retail operations, created sustainable procurement strategies, led R&D projects, and even worked internationally as a personal chef. She has a passion for developing a strong sense of belonging within teams by harnessing DEIB strategies. Outside of work, you can find her watching a sunrise from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, taking a polar plunge in Antarctica, or trekking amidst glaciers in Patagonia.

Salazar Anthony

Anthony Salazar, Food Service Manager, ISS Guckenheimer 

Bio coming soon!

Valerie Vander Berg

Valerie Vander Berg, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Nutrislice

Valerie has built her entire career around developing meaningful and lasting connections with others. After dabbling in real estate early in her career, she landed in the world of noncommercial food service about 15 years ago. She spent 8 years in foodservice consulting and design before shifting into contract management. Today, she leverages her experience, knowledge, and contacts from both of those worlds in the digital technology space, with the goal of helping her clients enhance both the operator and guest experiences.

Valerie resides in Colorado, where she embraces her core value of adventure by skiing, hiking, mountain biking, running and anything else that gets her outside and/or to the mountains. She also enjoys good food, good beer, and good friends.


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