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Baldor Specialty Foods honors guests at After the Show cocktail reception

IMG 4462Baldor Specialty Foods, headquartered in the Bronx, NY, hosted an “After the Show” cocktail reception for grower-shippers, customers, employees, friends and family members to decompress following the New York Produce Show on Thursday, Dec. 12.

The venue, the elegant Queensyard room at The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards, was packed with guests enjoying cocktails, food and each other’s company.

In a brief presentation, Baldor President Michael Muzyk thanked attendees for partnering with and supporting the company. “The New York Produce Show is full of inspiration and opportunity,” said Muzyk. “It’s also full of noise, crowds, and wheeling and dealing. As it’s Baldor’s home city, we wanted to take this opportunity to tell you all that we are grateful for your partnerships, your friendship and your support. We also thank our loyal Baldor team, each of whom contribute to our success and growth. We wish you all a wonderful holiday season.”

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