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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Times are listed in Central Time.

Please arrive between 7:45-8:00 am CT to pick up your name badge in The RK Group Headquarters lobby. If you are driving, park in the parking lot outside of The RK Group Headquarters entrance. 

The RK Group Headquarters Address: 4039 E I-10 San Antonio, TX 78219

7:45 am - 8:00 am Arrivals
Arrive at The RK Group Headquarters and pick up your name badge in the lobby. 
8:00 am - 8:30 am Welcome Breakfast
Sponsored by SB Value
Location: RK Group Headquarters
8:30 am - 9:45 am Welcome and Tour of RK Group Headquarters
Art Menchaca, Director of Business Development
History of the RK Group Brand and Catering Collective 
Location: RK Group Headquarters
9:45 am - 10:00 am Walk to RK Group's Red Berry Estate
Location: Red Berry Estate
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Salespeople... How the #$%^ Do I Manage It All?
Salespeople have a lot to juggle, including managing clients and managing their day to day schedule. Now they need to learn another new skill set, managing actual members of their own team. This class will teach salespeople how to navigate it all for success.
Speaker: Jennifer Perna, Principal, Fulton Market Consulting
Location: Red Berry Estate

10:45 am - 11:00 am

SB Value Interview Spotlight
Speaker: Clint Elkins, Vice President, SB Value 
Location: Red Berry Estate

11:00 am - 11:15 am Networking Coffee Break
Sponsored by American Metalcraft
Location: Red Berry Estate
11:15 am - 12:00 pm RK Group Revenue Streams - Learning the Process
Speakers: Art Menchaca, Director of Business Development and Jamie Kowalski, Vice President of Corporate Relations
Location: Red Berry Estate
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Tour of Red Berry Estate

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Food Trend Predictions 
Speaker: Sean Hewes, Director of Sales, American Metalcraft
Location: Red Berry Estate
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Fall Prep Checklist
Has your operations team had a chance to catch their breath and get ready for the upcoming Fall and holiday season? Efficient ways to plan ahead for the continued busy season. 
Speaker: Francisco Christian, Taylored Hospitality Solutions
Location: Red Berry Estate
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm 

Infuse Your Business Profits with CBD
Speaker: Chef Nettie Frank
Location: Red Berry Estate

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Elevating Your Brand
Speakers: Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering and Jeffrey Selden, Marcia Selden Catering
Location: Red Berry Estate

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm 

A Tip and a Tale by Cocktail Vision - Chef Rubber 
Cocktails being presented: 

  • His and Hers Variation on a Whiskey Cocktail
  • Good Ole' Smokey and Texas Peach

Speaker: Yelena Anter, Cocktail Vision, Chef Rubber
Location: Red Berry Estate

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Happy Hour
Sponsored by Chef Rubber
Location: Red Berry Estate