Mission

To develop, promote and support the current and next generation of food and beverage industry professionals through food industry awareness and scholarship programs while working in close collaboration with CSIFT.

Vision

To strengthen the science of food within the Chicagoland food and beverage industry to address ever growing global needs.

CFSF will enhance the science of food by:

  • Inspiring all ages to be engaged in food sciences
  • Supporting future and current food and beverage professionals in their endeavors

Leadership Team


Chair
Linda Perucca
Perucca Advantage LLC


Past Chair
Upasana Hariram
Mérieux NutriSciences


Treasurer
Michael Gross
Clutch Global


Secretary
Molly Hicks
Cooper’s Hawk


Board Member
Rakesh Amin
Amin Talati


Board Member
Helen Bengtson
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.


Board Member
Arthur Curran
Citrus and Allied


Board Member
Demetrio Garcia
Golden Hill Foods


Board Member
Binu Nair
Edlong


Board Member
James Nasella
Glanbia


Board Member
Maria-Paz Gonzalez
Berje


Board Member
Marlita Sanders
Williams Jones College Prep High School


Board Member
Kantha Shelke
Corvus Blue


Board Member
Athena Uslander
Silverland Bakery

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