FCS Professionals Programs

October Program

Spirits 101 with Twin Spirits Distillery

Tuesday, October 15th from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Twin Spirits Distillery is the passion project of Michelle Winchester, whose curiosity for flavor and spirit of adventure found a home in the distilling community of the Twin Cities. Come learn about Michelle’s business journey and experience a Spirits 101 class, including learning about the distilling process. The event will include a tour of the distillery, samples and a make-your-own cocktail!  See more program details

Registration is limited!


Pencil These Dates In!

November 2nd – Joint Meeting with MAFCS and TCHC.    For information and a registration form email us at hello@fcsprofessionals.org.

December 10th – Dinner at Betty Danger’s Country Club

The 3rd Annual Beyond the Basics conference will be February 21, 2020. 

Past Programs

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Allianz Stadium Tour
September 24, 2019
Location: Allianz Field, St. Paul
Speakers: Delaware Foodservice Team

Hear, See, Do! Nordic Cooking with ‘Chef’ Anna
June 12, 2019
Location: Puustelli Showroom
Speaker: Anna Juola

What’s Trending in Customer Care? Annual Meeting and Awards
May 23, 2019
Location: Land O’Lakes, Inc, Arden Hills, MN
Speaker: Vicky Cherne, FCS Professionals President-elect

Laundry Camp
April 25, 2019
Location: Mona Williams, MOA, Bloomington,  MN
Speaker: Patric Richardson

Catrinas Cerveza & Mexican Grill
March 18, 2019
Location: Catrinas on Wabasha, St. Paul, MN
Speakers: Lorenzo Tejeda and Paul Marshall

Beyond the Basics – The Future of Food & Food Safety (Conference)
February 22, 2019
Location: Edina Country Club, Edina, MN
Speakers: Kim Carlton, Craig Hedberg, Angie Ames, Da-Qing Yang, Amanda Archibald

An Evening of Awesomeness
January 10, 2019
Speakers: Leslee Miller, Sommelier 

Exploring Food Photography and Design
December 11, 2018
Speakers: Kristen Olson and Rose Daniels, Owners Quincy Street Kitchen

The Good Acre
October 30, 2018
Speaker: Emily Paul, Director of Programs at The Good Acre

An Evening of Learning
September 24, 2018
Bell Museum

Let’s Get Remarkable! Awards Night and Annual Business Meeting
May 14, 2018
Urban Eatery
Speaker: Brenda Elsagher

The Lynhall Tour and Presentation
April 16, 2018
The Lynhall
Speaker: Anne Spaeth

Serving It Up Allergy Free
March 20, 2018
Speaker: Debra Zwiefelhofer, RDN, LD

Beyond the Basics – Trending Topics in Food Safety (Conference)
February 23, 2018
Location: Edina Country Club, Edina, MN
Speakers: Dr. Michael Osterholm, Annette Maggi, Justo Garcia, Alyssa Rebensdorf, Peter J. Goss

Current State of Social Media
January 18, 2018
Location: Land O’Lakes, Arden Hills, MN
Speaker: Mallory Wassberg, Senior Interactive Content Specialist in the Test Kitchens at Land O€™Lakes

Holiday Tea
December 2, 2017
Location: Stillwater, MN
Speakers: Chef Amy Lawson and Sandy Nelson, Owner Northern Lights Tea

FCS Professionals, TCHC and MAFCS Joint Meeting
November 9, 2017
Location: Becketwood, Minneapolis
Speaker: Julie Miller Jones PhD, Professor Emerita Food & Nutrition St. Catherine University and Paul Douglas, Meteorologist, Author, Entrepreneur

Summit Brewing, Experience the Difference the Quality Makes!
October 16, 2017
Location: Summit Brewing Co.
Speaker: Rebecca Newman, Director of Quality

Why Healthy Bees Mean Healthy Lives
September 19, 2017
Location: Beez Kneez
Speakers: Kristy Lynne Allen, Owner & Head Beekeeper

Celebrations to Remember
June 13th, 2017
Location: Birchwood Cafe
Speakers: Soile Anderson and Eleanor Ostman, Authors

Turn Your Networking Into Cash!
May 23rd, 2017 (Annual Meeting)
Location: Urban Eatery, Calhoun Beach Club
Speaker: Angie Weber, Director Operations Tena.cious

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