Food and Beverage Association of America
It was established in 1956 and in 1957 six New York hotel banquet managers and food and beverage managers met, Keith Glenn, Herman Nerz, Oscar Gabler, Joseph Sanady, Charles Frowenfeld and Bernie Heffler exchanging information that might be helpful to each.
- "Food and Beverage Association of America". Food and Beverage Association of America. Retrieved 2008-10-23. "The Food and Beverage Association of America is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, philanthropic, educational and social trade organization. Its membership encompasses executives in the food and beverage and allied industries of the greater New York Metropolitan area. Established in 1956, the Association, formerly Food and Beverage Managers (FBMA), have responded to the continued need for improved standards and communications within the food and beverage community through the open dialogue shared in monthly forums."
- "The Food and Beverage Association of America 50th Annual Ken Strong Memorial Scholarship Fund Gala Awards Dinner Dance". Liberty News Online Magazine. Retrieved 2008-10-23. "In 1957 six New York Hotel men,Banquet Managers and Food and Beverage managers-Keith Glenn,Herman Nerz, Oscar Gabler,Joseph Sanady, Charles Frowenfeld and Bernie Heffler-dedicated to from the food and beverage managers association of America, meeting monthly for dinner and exchanging information that might be helpful to each. They were immediately joined by Jerry Parker, Jerry Horvath and Ivan Brent among others and after 2 years membership was up to 30."[dead link]