The Golden Pencil Award Gala, recognizing Canadians for outstanding service in the food industry, was held November 14, 2016 in Toronto. This year’s recipients of the Golden Pencil Award are Michael McCain, president and CEO, Maple Leaf Foods, and Vince Scorniaenchi, executive vice-president of Fortinos Supermarkets.

  •    Michael McCain - Maple Leaf Foods with Paul Higgins - Mother Parkers  and Richard Lan - Maple Leaf Food-retired

    Michael McCain - Maple Leaf Foods with Paul Higgins - Mother Parkers and Richard Lan - Maple Leaf Food-retired

  •    Vince Scorniaenchi - Fortinos with Paul Higgins - Mother Parkers and  Jim Slomka - Clorox Canada

    Vince Scorniaenchi - Fortinos with Paul Higgins - Mother Parkers and Jim Slomka - Clorox Canada

  • Anthony Longo - Longo Bros with John Scott - Scott Management and George Condon - Golden Pencil recipient

    Anthony Longo - Longo Bros with John Scott - Scott Management and George Condon - Golden Pencil recipient

  • Chris Cockle and Michael Catalano - The Wonderful Company

    Chris Cockle and Michael Catalano - The Wonderful Company

  • Dan Lafrance - Kraft Heinz Foods and Roger Eacock - Sobeys

    Dan Lafrance - Kraft Heinz Foods and Roger Eacock - Sobeys

  • Dave Chapman - Burnbrae Farms and Matt Blixt - Kruger

    Dave Chapman - Burnbrae Farms and Matt Blixt - Kruger

  • Don Williams and Hal Campbell, Wm. Dunne & Associates Ltd.

    Don Williams and Hal Campbell, Wm. Dunne & Associates Ltd.

  • Francesca Renda and Patrick Pelliccione - JK Overweel

    Francesca Renda and Patrick Pelliccione - JK Overweel

  • Frank Rispoli - Nestle Purina with Les Mann - Golden Pencil recipient

    Frank Rispoli - Nestle Purina with Les Mann - Golden Pencil recipient

  • Glen Murphy   formerly of Shoppers Drug Mart and Mary Dalimonte - Sobeys with Vince Scorniaenchi - Fortinos and Joe Jackman - Jackman Reinvention

    Glen Murphy formerly of Shoppers Drug Mart and Mary Dalimonte - Sobeys with Vince Scorniaenchi - Fortinos and Joe Jackman - Jackman Reinvention

  • Golden Pencil recipients applaud Vince Scorniaenchi

    Golden Pencil recipients applaud Vince Scorniaenchi

  • Grant Burke - Sobeys with Galen Shaw - Parmalat and Chris Powell - Tree of Life

    Grant Burke - Sobeys with Galen Shaw - Parmalat and Chris Powell - Tree of Life

  • Joe Weber - Saputo with Steve Fox - Nestle and Ward Hanlon - CFIG

    Joe Weber - Saputo with Steve Fox - Nestle and Ward Hanlon - CFIG

  • Kevin Smith - Grocery Business with Jim Slomka - Clorox  Carmen Fortino - Metro and Karen James - Grocery Business

    Kevin Smith - Grocery Business with Jim Slomka - Clorox Carmen Fortino - Metro and Karen James - Grocery Business

  • Margaret Hudson - Burnbrae Farms with Ali Davies - Kraft Heinz and Stacey Kravitz - UNFI

    Margaret Hudson - Burnbrae Farms with Ali Davies - Kraft Heinz and Stacey Kravitz - UNFI

  • Mike Lovsin - Freson Bros and Frank Coleman - Group of Companies

    Mike Lovsin - Freson Bros and Frank Coleman - Group of Companies

  • Nancy Carroll and James Cleary - Clorox Canada

    Nancy Carroll and James Cleary - Clorox Canada

  • Past Golden Pencil recipients

    Past Golden Pencil recipients

  • Past Golden Pencil recipients

    Past Golden Pencil recipients

  • Past Golden Pencil recipients

    Past Golden Pencil recipients