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Friday - 4 May 2012

09:30 - 15:30

Air Force Hennessy - Registration & Arrival

Main Registration & Arrival Reception Desk

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-9722 USA
Phone:(312) 565-0565
Fax:(312) 565-0540

HQ AFSVA Welcome, Reception
& Information Desk

- Badges distributed by Headquarters Air Force
Services Agency (HQ AFSVA) Staff
- Questions & information
(ALL winning teams and attendees
contact our desk in the lobby.)

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
- DV's Preregistered -
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL  60611
Phone: 312-464-1000

 

09:30 - 15:30 Distinguished Visitors Arrivals
- EACH team and MAJCOM representative must provide transportation for their VIPs.
- Questions??? Contact HQ AFSVA/SVOFO, (210) 652-2619

Friday - 4 May 2012

16:30

- Roll Call, PreFlight Check & Questions (Hotel Lobby)
  - Military Service Dress & Civilian Business attire (coat and tie)
  - ALL HTA Nominees and Hennessy Award Wining Teams in AF Chef's Uniform w/Flight Cap

   
16:45 -18:30

Orientation & Air Force Awards
 - Military Service Dress & Civilian Business attire (coat and tie)
 - ALL HTA Nominees and Hennessy Award Wining Teams in AF Chef's Uniform w/Flight Cap
 - 2012 Hennessy Awards Breakfast and Air Force Special Presentations
 - ALL Hennessy Attendees Required

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
                    -- Sheraton Chicago Ballroom --
                            - Level Four -- Michigan A&B -

301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL  60611
Phone: 312-464-1000

 
Welcome & Remarks
- HQ Air Force Services Agency (AFSVA)
 
International Food Service Executives Associations (IFSEA) Award Presentations
 
Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia (DSCP) Award Presentations
-- Rear Admiral David F. Baucom
Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
 
HQ USAF/ILV Remarks
- Mr. H. L. LarryDeputy Director, Air Force Services, Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC
 
National Restaurant Associations (NRA) Presentations
- 2011 Air Force Hennessy Replica Plaques
- 2012 Air Force Hennessy MAJCOM Participant Plaques
- 2012 Air Force Special Recognition Awards
  Special Awards
- Air National Guard SMSgt Kenneth W. Disney Award
- Air Force Reserve
- United States Air Forces in Europe Small Site Award
- Air Force Global Strike Command Best in Missile Feeding Operations Award
18:15
2012 Hennessy Travelers Association (HTA)
- MAJCOM HTA Nominee's
   
- Traveler Award Winner Nominees Introduced
- Air Force Winner's Announced for overall HTA Award of Excellence

    - Public release of Air Force Winner's

- HTA Award of Excellence Sponsor Presentations
   -- Mr. Mark Deushane - Regional Vice President
      Mr. Phil Kirk - Military Sales Manager
      Otis Spunkmeyer
18:30 -  20:00 National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) Reception
- Invitation Only Event per previously identified quotas

Saturday - 5 May 2012 -- 5th Annual Joint Hennessy/Hill Awards

07:00

- Roll Call, PreFlight Check & Questions
  - Military Service Dress & Civilian Business attire (coat and tie)
  - ALL HTA Nominees and Hennessy Award Wining Teams in AF Chef's Uniform w/Flight Cap

Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
                    -- Sheraton Chicago Ballroom - Level Four --
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL  60611
Phone: 312-464-1000

 

56th Annual National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)  John L. Hennessy Awards Program   (Check out last years photos!)
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The John L. Hennessy Awards program was founded in 1956, and the annual Hennessy Awards Breakfast honors the special achievements of service men and women at Air Force foodservice facilities worldwide, plus provide opportunities for exceptional individuals to pursue further culinary arts training.  This is believed to be the longest standing relationship between an industry association and the military which honors those serving not only their customers but their country.

Tickets for this event must be purchased in advance.    -- Advance Purchase Ticket --

For More Information Contact
-
Peter Mayberry - PMayberry@restaurant.org     202.331.5921

  - Military Service Dress & Civilian Business attire (coat and tie)
  - ALL HTA Nominees and Hennessy Award Wining Teams in AF Chef's Uniform w/Flight Cap
     
(HTA, Base & Special Award Winners)

 Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
                    -- Sheraton Chicago Ballroom - Level Four --
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL  60611
Phone: 312-464-1000

DV's Reception & NRA Board Greeting (Head Table Assembly Area)
- VIP Line up meet in HQ AFSVA predetermined meeting area
        
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- Sheraton Chicago Missouri Room --

07:15
Attendees Seated in Sheraton Chicago Ballroom for Official Arrivals of the head table
07:30
Procession of Head Table and Guests
07:40
Welcoming Remarks
Ms. Rosalyn Mallet

Chairman of the Board
National Restaurant Association
07:45
Posting of the Colors
National Anthem & Invocation

Special Presentation - United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team Ceremony
 

07:50
Breakfast - Casual Break Time
08:15 27th Annual Major General W. P. T. Hill Memorial Awards
  Program -
5thAnnual NRA hosted event
The Secretary of the Navy and the International Food Service Executives Association established the Major General W.P.T. Hill Memorial Awards Program in 1985.  The award is designed to improve food service operations and recognize the best general messes in the Marine Corps.
 
Hill Awards Best -- Military/Contractor Garrison Mess Hall
 
Hill Awards Best -- Full Food Service Contracted Garrison Mess Hall
 
Hill Awards Best -- Active Field Mess
 
Hill Awards Best -- Reserve Field Mess
08:50

Keynote Speaker
Mr. Louis Zamperini
U. S. Olympic Team Member 1936 Olympic Games, Berlin
World War II Prisoner of War (P. O. W.) - 2 years in Japanese Prison Camp

09:15
Recognition of the 2012 Hennessy Travelers Association (HTA) Award of Excellence Winners
09:20
Presentation to the Special Award Winner United States Air Force Reserve (AFRES)
09:25
Presentation to the Special Award Winner Air National Guard (ANG),
 - SMSgt Kenneth W. Disney Award -
09:30
2012 Hennessy Travelers' Report
- NRA Travelers, Traveling Teams Introductions & Introduction of Hennessy Video Presentation
Mr. David Stockman - (Multiple Team)
Senior Vice President of Operations
Lawry's Restaurant, Inc.
Pasadena, CA

Mr. Jeff Berlind - (Single Team)
Partner
BP Partners
Pound Ridge, NY

09:40
Presentation of the 2012 Hennessy Trophies
- NRA presents the rotating trophies back to the ranking Air Force General for their presentation

  -- Trophy Presentation of the Best Air Force Food Service Program - Multiple Category

  -- Trophy Presentation of the Best Air Force Food Service Program - Multiple Category
 

10:00
Retiring of the Colors
11:00 - 13:00 Hennessy Travelers Association (HTA) Annual Social
     
 - New Location -  Miller's Pub
- Special Presentations & Awards
- ALL 2012 Travelers for Hennessy, Hill and Disney, 2012 HTA Nominees "Class of 2012" and HTA Alumni
- Annual HTA Board of Directors Meeting
- Election of Officers

Saturday - 5 May 2012

09:00 - 17:00
National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show
- McCormick Place Convention Center - 2301 South Lake Shore Drive
- Civilian Business Casual for all; no jeans
- Open to all Hennessy Participants
18:00- 21:00  


Ventura Foods -- Menu Masters

(Quotas per HTA Guest List - Check with HTA Staff)

Public Tickets may be purchased on-line

Sunday - 6 May 2012
09:00 - 17:00
National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show
- McCormick Place Convention Center - 2301 South Lake Shore Drive
- Civilian Business Casual for all; no jeans
- Open to all Hennessy Participants
13:00 - 15:30

Sunday, May 6, 2012, McCormick Place
Special Keynote Presentation
President Bill Clinton

Arie Crown Theater Lakeside Center
(formerly known as the East Building - McCormick Place)

President William Clinton
 

Photo Credit: Ralph Alswang/
Clinton Foundation

 

 

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Monday - 7 May 2012

07:00 - 09:00

Society of Foodservice Management (SFM) & Food Service Consulting International (FCSI)
 Networking Breakfast and Tribute

Recognizing Hennessy Travelers

JP Morgan Chase Chase Tower
10 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60670

Coffee & Networking Breakfast

Mr. Ted Mayer - Active Duty Air Force (Single Team)
Vice President
The Rochelle Group, LTD.
Sudbury, MA

 

  - Military Service Dress & Civilian Business attire (coat and tie)
  - ALL HTA Nominees and Hennessy Award Wining Teams in AF Chef's Uniform w/Flight Cap

SFM/FCSI Annual Networking Breakfast
-- Tickets  are $75 Non-Member at the Door or Contact --
Society for Foodservice Management
E-Mail us at sfm@hqtrs.com
Phone:  (502) 574-9931
Fax:  (502) 589-3602

09:00 - 17:00
National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show
- McCormick Place Convention Center - 2301 South Lake Shore Drive
- Civilian Business Casual for all; no jeans
- Open to all Hennessy Participants
 

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