Daniel Dinkowitz of Allegiance Retail Services, Suzanne DelVecchio of QuickChek and Paul Patten of Wakefern Food Corp recently received an Industry Achievement Award from the New Jersey Food Council at the Night of Distinction event.
Winners were noted as prominent food industry executives who continue to innovate and advance the industry across the state.
NJFC CEO Linda Doherty said each winner has their own qualifications.
“Made a meaningful contribution to furthering the Food Council’s mission, achieving great success in the food industry, and a civic service within the New Jersey food community,” she said.
“These individuals are an all-star line-up of New Jersey industry leaders.”
Dougherty said the virtual event was very special and took place during a pandemic that has tested the food industry so much.
“It is a great honor to honor these industry giants who are working so hard to support our efforts and the mission of the Association, even during the challenges of this pandemic,” she said. “They have all demonstrated an incredible ability to adapt to changing market and supply chain forces. It is especially important to be able to honor them this year through a virtual platform streamed across the region.”
Mission Foods event chair Michael Biase agreed.
“Night of Distinction celebrates and honors industry leaders who have strived to be the ‘Best in Class’ food industry association in the country, and truly represents ‘who is who,'” he said. Told.
Introducing the winners:
- Daniel Dinkowitz, Senior Director of Omnichannel Sales, Allegiance Retail Services, said: “His energy level, passion, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit are among his key attributes. is the merchandiser of
- Suzanne DelVecchio, General Counsel for QuickChek: “Suzanne is a colleague, a confidante and a friend,” said Don Leech, QuickChek’s vice president of marketing and development. “She has dedicated her entire career to her QuickChek. Her role is more than just that of a lawyer. It’s really a positive force.”
- Wakefern Food Corp. Group Vice President Paul Patten said: “He understood the importance of his workers and how important the food industry was to its customers. A giant.”
The New Jersey Food Council is the Garden State’s preeminent trade association, representing nearly 400 businesses, including 1,200 retail food stores, wholesalers, manufacturing and service companies, and employing more than 250,000 people statewide. Hiring.