William McClellan

Dawn Food Products, Inc.

IF Makers Series

William McClellan learned early on how hard foodservice professionals work during college, when a snowstorm rendered he himself as the only employee able to show up for work at an in-store cafe. That work ethic transcended throughout his career, as has his passion for the foodservice industry, which William brings to Dawn Foodservice every day. Get to know him.

Teri Trullinger

Cargill Foodservice

IF Makers Series

Teri leads a sales team & broker network to execute on the Cargill foodservice strategy and meeting. She is responsible for meeting the overall goals of the business. Her first job in foodservice was in a small town in Minnesota. Her advice to those new to foodservice is “stay focused.” Get to know her.

Josh Halpern

Anheuser-Busch

IF Makers Series

Helping retailers alleviate their key pain points is a primary area of focus for Josh. And in the foodservice industry it turns out these issues unilaterally involve traffic, check size, innovation, server training and commodity cost. Learn more about how Josh helps address these challenges and more at Anheuser-Busch. Get to know him.

 

Steve Hammel

U.S. Navy Regional Southwest

IF Makers Series

Steve Hammel directs U.S. Navy operations of 40 retail foodservice facilities serving 30,000 meals daily with annual sales of $45 million. More than 900,000 meals are served to active duty military in 11 Navy Five Star galley operations—five having been awarded the Ney Memorial Award for foodservice excellence. Get to know him.

Joe Bybel

Ventura Foods

IF Makers Series

Maintaining a strong work ethic and keeping an eye on the details are two key traits needed for success in foodservice, according to Joe Bybel of Ventura Foods. In addition, Joe believes providing simpler and more natural products will continue to be a top priority needed to meet complex consumer demands. Get to know him.

Education Foundation Raises $227,660 for Students in 2017

Committed to giving support to qualified culinary, marketing or food science students, the IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. See how much the Foundation raised in 2017 for foodservice students to help support their success in foodservice.

2018 IFMA Board of Directors Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2018 IFMA Board of Directors! Ben Shanley, Senior Vice President, National Foodservice Operations, Coca-Cola North America has been elected as chairman of the board. And 6 new faces have been added to this group of diverse foodservice leaders.  

January 2018 Future Foodservice Spotlight: Colleen Joseph

The IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using her foodservice scholarship to further her studies in Nutritional Sciences.

IFMA Awards Foodservice Industry Leaders at the 55th Annual Presidents Conference

IFMA honored several executives and companies through multiple awards issued at IFMA’s 55th annual Presidents Conference. Four award categories paid tribute to a variety of foodservice leaders and businesses who have proven overall industry excellence.

Food Recovery Challenge Participants Demonstrate Action through Outstanding Achievements

IFMA member, Signature Breads, received the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2017 Food Recovery Challenge National Award. Read more about how Signature Breads was recognized with this prestigious honor.

 

Executive Summary Series: Capitalizing on Chain Delivery and Take-Out

During the 2017 Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Datassential's Jack Li explained that consumers are most concerned with the ordering process and the quality of the food when it arrives, while restaurant operators want the food to be great and the customer's experience to be positive, because that reflects on the restaurant's brand.

 

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