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Women in Non-Traditional and Leadership Roles in the Restaurant Industry

"Women in Non-Traditional/Leadership Roles In The Restaurant Industry" Pt. 1 - May 16th, 2015

"Women in Non-Traditional/Leadership Roles In The Restaurant Industry" Pt. 2 - May 16th, 2015

"We Sell Restaurants: Restaurant Reality" - May 16th, 2015

Meet Chef Kari Underly, a James Beard Award nominee and Master Butcher. We're also talking to the CEO of the Womens Food Service Forum about their role in mentoring, educating and inspiring women to growth into senior leadership and non-traditional roles

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Hattie Hill - CEO
Hattie Hill - CEO
Hattie Hill is President and Chief Executive Officer of WFF, the largest national organization focused on the advancement of women and gender parity on executive teams in the foodservice industry. 

Hattie is an international leadership development expert, business owner, best-selling author and globally renowned thought leader. Prior to WFF, she served as CEO of Hattie Hill Enterprises, Inc., a global management, human relations and leadership development firm that provided leadership development for thousands of senior leaders at numerous Fortune 500 companies and major organizations throughout North America and 51 countries—including such foodservice companies as McDonald’s, Frito-Lay, Aramark and Compass. 
Hattie is regularly quoted in local and national news publications, including: The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. She has been recognized by several organizations including:  Forbes Magazine, Ernst & Young, the Chamber of Commerce and Meeting Professionals International. Her current and past board memberships include: the Federal Reserve, Emory University Gozuieta Business School, Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Society of International Business Fellows and past chair of the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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Kari Underly - Master Butcher
Kari Underly - Master Butcher
A Master Butcher and industry expert, Kari Underly has more than 20 years of experience in meat merchandising, marketing, training and education. It is her passion for the trade, lifelong experience and unprecedented expertise that led her to launch Muscolo Meat Academy in order to train the new generation of butchers who will transform the industry.

Leveraging her refined technical skills, passion for the business and art of butchery, Kari has made significant contributions to the meat industry. Through her company, Range, Inc., she was instrumental in the development and implementation of new beef cuts like the Flat Iron Steak and Denver Cut, which aim to add value to the beef carcass.

Some of Kari’s storied achievements and affiliations include:
Author, The Art of Beef Cutting (2012 James Beard Foundation Reference and Scholarship Category Nominee; International Association of Culinary Professionals Award Food and Beverage Reference/Technical Category Nominee), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, Training & Education Contributor, NC Choices NPR PODCAST, Technical Advisor, Beef Innovations Group (Product development arm of the National Cattleman's Beef Association), Faculty, IGA Coca Cola, Institute's International Supermarket Management Class Member, International Association of Culinary Professionals. In addition, the media often seeks Kari out for her industry expertise. She is frequently found on national TV and radio, and in print and online media.
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