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9th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience
Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM (PST)
New York, NY
ATTENTION: EVENT RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH, 2012
The 9th Annual Global Food and Wine Experience celebrates diversity in the highest ranks of the culinary and beverage industry.
At this event, aspiring culinary and beverage professionals learn about the industry; established restauranteurs, sommeliers, and importers network and display their acheivements in the field with booths and tables from their businesses.
Every year BCA honors the dedication of pioneers of color in the wine industry with the Vision in Wine Award. This year’s Vision Award winner is Helen C Shelton, Senior Partner at Finn Partners.
Ms. Shelton has demonstrated performance in Spirit and Wine Brand Revitalization & Innovation. Helen is also an experienced and award-winning marketing communications professional with core strength in innovative and effective brand-building strategies in the spirits, wine sector and lifestyle sector. We are pleased and honored to have her as this year’s recipient.
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The BCA is a nationwide non-profit, educational and networking organization of hospitality and food service professionals. Incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 1998, our mission is to create exposure and provide educational and professional opportunities for culinary and hospitality professionals of color. We accomplish this objective by providing quality educational and employment resources, job coaching, mentoring and assistance with placement, and networking support. Additionally, the BCA exposes inner-city high school students to the culinary arts through a series of workshops that serve to introduce culinary arts as a viable career option.