Meeting/Event Information

    “Team Building- Taking Your Goals To The Next Level”

    April 09, 2014
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Biltmore Hotel
    2151 Laurelwood Rd
    Santa Clara, CA 95054

    Frank PriceThe Biltmore Hotel welcomes us to network and enjoy Frank Price's presentation, “Team Building- Taking Your Goals To The Next Level”.  Frank is Vice President of TeamBuilding-Unlimited and Murder on the Menu, a company that has been providing customized and interactive entertainment for over thirty years.

    Team building is a great way to elevate a meeting and energize the participants. Frank will describe different types of teambuilding events that work in different situations, for different groups.

    We'll learn how to work with events that motivate active participation, generate enthusiasm, improve communication, and involve creative problem-solving.



    Join your best colleagues in Silicon Valley's hospitality industry.  Each meeting is an opportunity 
    for sharing ideas and advice about catering and managing special events.  Bring spouses, friends, 
    and colleagues.  You'll enjoy

      • great networking, 
      • sensational appetizers, 
      • a valuable educational program, 
      • exciting raffle prizes. 

    Register online 

    • $40 for Silicon Valley NACE Member, Co-worker, or Spouse.  
    • $65 for Guest & walk-up (space permitting).
    • Raffle tickets: one for $5 and five for $20.  
    • Please RSVP by 5pm Friday, April 4, to avoid the $10 late fee.
    • If you encounter a problem registering, call Kevin Dennis at 925-373-1934.

    The Registration "fine print":

    • Only Silicon Valley chapter Members can bring a check and pay at the door. 
    • SV Members may, but all others mustpre-pay with a credit card through the website. 
    • About cancellations: There are no cash refunds.   
    • The chef needs an accurate count, so unless you cancel by the 5pm April 4 deadline, 
      your registration fee is due, even if you don't attend. 
    • "Walk-ins" are always welcome; however, our special dinner may not be available beyond 
      the number of RSVPs, so walk-ins may receive an alternate entree.


    MENU -- Created By Executive Chef Mark Dixon

    • Imported & Domestic Cheese Display with Crackers and Baguettes
    • Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display with Honey Yogurt Dip
    • Smoked Seafood Display
      • Smoked Salmon, Trout, and Sturgeon, Served with Capers, Tomato, Onion, Crackers, & Baguettes
    • Pate Display
      • Goose and Chicken Liver Pate, Served with Crackers, Baguettes, and Lingonberry Jam
    • Honey Dijon Lamb Lollipops
    • Tomato and Buffalo Mozzarella Caprese Skewers
    • BBQ Pork Slider Station, Served with assorted Rolls, Coleslaw, and Condiments
    • Dessert 
      • Fresh Fruit Tarts
      • Starbucks Coffee & Decaf
      • Hot Water w/Tazo Teas
      • Assorted Sodas & Bottled Waters
    • Butler Passed Chardonnay and Cabernet, House Champagne & Cider


    RAFFLE PRIZES will include:

      • 1 free registration to a future NACE meeting
      • travel package for two (tickets to Great America, overnight stay at the Biltmore and breakfast), donated by Amy Becker, Biltmore Hotel,
      • golf package, donated by Sandy Tijero, Bridges Golf Club,
      • $50 gift certificate to Siena restaurant, donated by Robert Kusters, Robert Kusters Wedding Entertainment,
      • 2 bottles of wine, donated by Virginia SantaInes, San Jose Hilton,
      • 2 bottles of Concannon Petit Sirah, donated by Robbie Schlosser, Magnolia Jazz Band,
      • all the flower centerpieces, donated by Chris Citti, Citti's Florist,
      • glitter and sugar scented candles, donated by Anita AvilaScandalous Candles,
      • NACE wine glasses,


    We support a different community non-profit each year.  In 2014, we have selected the 
    Ecumenical Hunger Program.  For this meeting, please bring a gift for an underpriviledged 
    teen-ager.  For example, bring a suitable $10 gift card.  Please bring cash or your check book 
    to support this very worthy cause!


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