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New Member Spotlight: Melody Fuller

Why did you join the SFPFS?
I joined the SFPFS because of its mission, vision, purpose and history.  The deeply respected Antonia Allegra speaks very highly of the organization and believes that this is an organization that I should be a part of.  I am excited to learn and to participate.

How is Food Connected to Your […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

In The News: Dianne Jacob

Les Dames d’ Escoffier International has named Dianne Jacobs the grand prize winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing in 2016 for her essay in Lucky Peach, The Meaning of Mangoes. It also won Best Essay from the Association of Food Journalists annual awards, and is included in the anthology Best […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Featured Members, Featured News, Member Profiles|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Beth Lee

1. Why did you join the SFPFS?
I hope to meet food professionals from all parts of the industry and create a stronger presence for the South Bay Area.
2. How is food connected your career?
In 2010, I realized that pita chips resonate more with me than memory chips so I started a food blog […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments



A day of Liberty and Justice for All – at the beautiful Sequoyah Country Club in Oakland! Sunshine, delicious food, two raffles, a silent auction, Member Made Fare and an exceptional Taste of Oakland exhibition (curated by Kara Nielsen) greeted SFPFS members and guests while benefiting City College Culinary Arts, The Bread Project, and Oakland-based […]

By |September 25th, 2016|Events, Featured News, Past Events, SFPFS News|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Betsy Haley

Why did you join the SFPFS?
I joined SFPFS because I just moved to the area and am hoping to meet people who work in my industry, share my interests and can hopefully help me begin to build a community here.

How is food connected your career?
I’m a food stylist so I work with brands and […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Abbie Leeson, The Ginger People

Why did you join the SFPFS?
We were members many years ago and then moved our ginger business to the Monterey Peninsula. We’ve decided to return to the SFPFS to reconnect with the members and take part in its activities.
How is food connected your career?
We’ve been in the food business over 30 years. Our […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Featured Members|0 Comments


4th STREET, BERKELEY – July 21, 2016.

Talk about a Food Scene! Market Hall Food’s Pasta Shop was the place to be for tasting, sipping and learning while enjoying the company of old and new friends.

Experts guided SFPFS members and guests on Artisan Cheeses (with Cheese Program Director Juliana Uruburu), Extra Virgin Olive Oils (with Prepared […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Past Events|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Laurie Zerga

Why did you join the SFPFS?
I love the SFPFS.  It is a unique and special organization.  I was a member for several years and even on the board as treasurer. I left as I dug into my strong business background and became certified in coaching. As I have been heavily involved with food and […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Kelly Miller, Working Duds

Why did you join the SFPFS?
Working Duds supports good food, good wine and most importantly looking good. Based in South San Francisco, we are thrilled to participate in the SFPFS. Our mission to provide high quality, durable and affordable kitchen uniforms for everyone in the food profession (even amateurs as well!)

How is food connected to […]

By |June 20th, 2016|Featured Members|0 Comments

New Member Spotlight: Ally DeArman, Food Craft Institute

Why did you join the SFPFS?
The Food Craft Institute team joined SFPFS at the suggestion of our wonderful PR rep, Shannon Gomes. We’ve been looking for ways to stay engaged with the Bay Area food community as we grow and expand our reach. We’re always on the lookout for successful food entrepreneurs who would […]

By |May 10th, 2016|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments