On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer's guest is Mary Rodgers, Director of Marketing Communications for Cuisinart and Waring, where she oversees all consumer communication touch points for the brand portfolio. With more than 20 years of experience in the housewares and tabletop industry, Mary has been with Cuisinart since 1996, and since then has significantly expanded the marketing communications department, while spearheading industry-first initiatives that have given the company even greater stature as an innovative leader. In addition to her commitment to company growth at Cuisinart where she is accountable for a commercial product line with significant annual revenues, Mary finds time to be an active member in numerous community and industry associations, including the Association of National Advertisers, the James Beard Foundation, the International Housewares Association, the International Association of Culinary Processionals, and more. She was recently inducted into Les Dames d' Escoffier International, chosen as a Marketing Hall of Femme Honoree, and was named a top woman in digital by Cynoposis Media. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip, Speed Round, Industry News discussion about the power brokers of NYC dining, and Solo Dining experience at Bread and Salt in Jersey City, NJ. Listen at Heritage Radio Network; subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry. Thanks for being a part of All in the Industry®! --- We are also thrilled to announce H.O.S.T. SUMMIT + SOCIAL, a new conference for, and about, the hospitality industry, based on our podcast, taking place Monday, January 27, 2020 at The William Vale in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC. H.O.S.T. (Hospitality. Operations. Services. Technology.) will feature hospitality leaders from some of our most popular episodes on intimate panels, one-on-one interviews, industry news discussions, curated lunch conversations, and more! We're proud to have Cuisinart as one of our partners. For information and tickets, visit allintheindustry.com. #hostsummitsocial #host2020 #allin #allindustry

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