Speaker Profile

Michael Cala
Cheetah Foodservice
Head of Procurement and Category Management

Speaker Bio

Michael Cala directs the procurement and category management for Cheetah Foodservice, an e-commerce platform designed for independent restaurants to order restaurant supplies at wholesale prices in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Michael has run his own consulting organization and held a variety of sales and marketing positions in foodservice including district sales management at SYSCO, sales and marketing leadership positions at US Foods, Regional Vice President at Frosty Acres, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Palo Alto Foods.

Speaker Events

Join Efrem, Robb, Michael and Karen from the Recovery of the Restaurant Industry panel as they jump into the Meet the Experts lounge immediately following the session on Friday, May 14 from 12:00-12:45 PM for an up-close and personal conversation. If you have not yet registered for the panel, please click this link to Sign Up.  If you want to add the Meet the Experts to your calendar, click the sign up button above.

2021-05-14 Network & Connect

After what is undeniably the most challenging year the restaurant industry faced in 2020 there is quite a bit to keep your eye on in 2021 as the industry recovers. Our panel of industry experts bring an interesting perspective on the trends to keep in mind as you work with your restaurant customers. Join panelists Robb McKerrow, CEO of r*development, a restaurant brand strategist, Efrem Cutler, the VP of R&D, Corporate Executive Chef for Bloomin' Brands, Michael Cala Head of Procurement and Category Management, for Cheetah Foodservice and Karen Bremer, CEO of the Georgia Restaurant Association as they give you their insights on the restaurant industry in 2021 and beyond. Interested in learning more about Cloud Conventions Virtual Events? ...

2021-05-14 The Marketplace