Member Profile: Jane Bonacci

Jane Bonacci is the co-author of “The Gluten-Free Bread Machine Cookbook) and writes The Heritage Cook ( food blog. She is an expert in gluten-free baking and cooking, a professional food and travel writer, recipe developer, and recipe tester. Her goal is to help people get back in the kitchen, cooking from scratch with […]

Member Profile: Roberta Klugman

As a specialty food and wine retailer, importer, and distributor in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1980s and 1990s, Roberta Klugman actively participated and keenly observed what is now recognized as the American culinary renaissance. For several years she served as executive director of The American Institute of Wine & Food. Founding […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Profile: Frankie Whitman

Frankie Whitman is the marketing director for Rubicon Bakers in Richmond, California.  She has had a long career in food and has worked in marketing for Peet’s, Scharffen Berger Chocolates, Niman Ranch, and a host of other Bay Area food brands.  Frankie currently is the Book SIG chair for the SFPFS and in the […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“The Sum of All Things Dim” – a guest post

Here’s SFPFS Member Betty Teller’s take on the recent Dim Sum lunch at Peony Seafood Restaurant in Oakland, featuring Madame Huang / Carolyn Phillips. 

The offerings in our local restaurants are far removed from their purported Chinese origin. I was reminded of that again recently when I attended an educational and delicious program on dim […]

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: 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: 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