2018 Wisconsin Chapter Meetings

Starts:  May 22, 2018 12:00 PM (CT)
Ends:  Nov 23, 2018 5:00 PM (CT)

Wisconsin Chapter 2018 Meetings

May 22nd, (Tuesday) Tri-State Meeting with Illinois & Indiana AHF Chapters
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Topics for the meeting will be:

4 Main Sessions:

Creating a Robust Food Safety Program:   Ruth Petran, Ecolab, Inc

AHF Benchmarking:   Liz Boone, Corporate Dining

AHF National Update:   David Reeves & Bruce Degn                  

Preparing for Consultant/Contractor Visits: Georgie Shockey, Ruck-Shockey Associates, Inc.

To register, please contact Ginny Krug at

GKrug@TheGarlands.com or call her at (847)756-3110

Due to the generosity of our business partners, there is no cost to attend this event.  Continental breakfast and lunch are also included.

More details to follow regarding Monday evening (5/21) social mixer in addition to NRA Show Registration

 A block of rooms has been reserved at
(Block is listed as "The Garlands"):

Double Tree Oak Brook 

1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Reservations can be made by calling (630)472-6000

Hotel Rate is $124.00 + tax per night 

Summer Meeting – Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Gundersen Health to host.  Joint meeting between Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin AHF members

Topics for meeting:
  • Sanitation Topic on Food Safety presented by Barbara Kane
  • Tour of Gundersen Food Service Operations
  • Acts of Kindness Initiative: One Year Later - presented by Jennifer Larsen and Sara Ashbeck, 2017 AHD Spotlight Award winners
  • National AHF Update including Conference News - Dave Reeves
  • Leadership, Motivation, and Employee Engagement presented by Dr. Jeffery Thompson, former CEO of Gundersen Health
* Request for 5 CEUs has been submitted

Hotel accommodations available at:

Gundersen Hotel & Suites

1520 Clinic Court

La Crosse, WI 54601

Phone 608-793-0200Hotel Block under – Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

Room Rate $93 + tax

For questions please contact Randy Sparrow: randall.sparrow@phci.org

Fall 2018 Meeting

Location – TBD

Topics for meeting:

  • Farm to Table facility tour
  • Composting
  • Nestles Tour
  • Benchmarking
  • Chapter Meeting along with around the room sharing


Wisconsin Chapter


Randy Sparrow