FINE DINING AND EXCLUSIVE NETWORKING AT THE PARK AVENUE CLUB!
Join us on December 4th, from 6-9pm, at The Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, New Jersey for the start of the 2019 season of Culinary Connections, the hit networking series brought to you by award-winning Business and Executive Coach Susan Ascher. Culinary Connections was designed for professionals from all walks of business. Our community of master networkers are passionate about making the right connections while enjoying great wine and food.
SPECIAL POWER GUEST:
Carlos M. Rodriguez, President and CEO, Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFBNJ)
Carlos M. Rodriguez is a recognized voice against hunger and addressing the needs of the working poor. Twenty-two years of executive leadership experience have focused on improving policies and delivering services to reach all neighbors in need.
Understanding the complex ecosystem affecting hunger, he has expanded efforts across multiple organizations to feed and shorten the food lines simultaneously. Born and raised in the South Bronx, he has an in-depth understanding of poverty and a profound appreciation of the impact of human service. Carlos earned his MS in Urban Policy and Not-for-Profit Management from Milano Graduate School, New School University; a BA in Sociology from the College of the Holy Cross and a Not-for-Profit accounting certificate from New York University. He previously served as the Executive Director of Fulfill (formerly the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties) and has also held high-level positions at the Food Bank For New York City, as well as the Children’s Defense Fund of New York and the Community Food Resource Center.
FOOD DRIVE FOR CFBNJ
In the spirit of the holidays, we will have a food drive for CFBNJ. Please bring canned, dried, or non-perishables for those less fortunate so that they may enjoy an abundant holiday season! CFBNJ will provide collection boxes.
Enjoy networking, wine, and Chef Arnold’s hors d’oeuvres, dinner buffet, and dessert and coffee to follow!
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH, 2019 • 6:00-9:00PM
WHERE: The Park Avenue Club, 184 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932 | www.parkavenueclub.com | (973) 301-8233
Due to the nature of this very special event, attendance will be capped at 40 attendees.
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HERE’S WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
Another fantastic evening with Susan Ascher, Vince Egan and Karolina Dehnhard, Esq. and their supporters and friends at Culinary Connections. I’ve met so many interesting and inspiring people at these elegant events which combine amazing food with excellent conversation! Thank you Susan! An evening well spent with new connections and long-time friends!
– Lori Chapin, Attorney, Tanenbaum Keale
Susan, I am so happy and grateful to be a part of your world. The environment you created last night is uniquely powerful in that you provided an atmosphere in which strangers showed themselves and showed up to serve. This is unusual! Do you realize how special last night’s event was? And, you do this over and over. It was a fun, expansive evening, full of amazing individuals who are contributing in significant ways. Kudos!!! I felt like I was part of a think tank, making great things happen. Thank YOU, Susan!
– Cynthia Murphy
It was a fabulous night, as always, when you host an event. I am very grateful to you for including me! It was lovely to meet everyone and I look forward to seeing you all again.
– Susan M. Rochelle, A.I.A., Architect