Recognizing Talent Through Foodservice

IFMA established award programs to recognize outstanding operators, manufacturers, distributors and associate partners. Join us in celebrating greatness through these exclusive industry awards!

Gold & Silver Plate Awards

IFMA's Gold & Silver Plate Awards pay tribute to the most outstanding and innovative talents in up to nine segments of foodservice operations. The winner of the Gold Plate award is announced at the annual Gold & Silver Plate Celebration during NRA Show Week.

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Distributor Awards

The Distributor Awards, presented at Presidents Conference, acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. The awards demonstrate IFMA's appreciation for distributors' integral role in the foodservice channel.

Past Recipients Nominate

COEX Innovation Awards

COEX Innovation Awards recognize regional and national chain companies that are shaping the industry through innovation in culinary, operations, marketing and service. The winners are honored at IFMA's Chain Operators Exchange (COEX).

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Sparkplug, Presidents, Key Person Awards

Sparkplug, Presidents and Key Person Awards are presented at Presidents Conference. The recipients represent the most passionate and active professionals throughout the industry and IFMA's membership.

Past Recipients

Upcoming Events

Oct 14

TweetChat Event

Join us on Twitter as we discuss the power of networking. Use #IFMAchat to follow along and participate in the conversation with others in the industry. 

Oct 15

Foodservice Fundamentals - 2015

A 1-day foodservice training that enables employees with limited foodservice experience to gain the essential knowledge needed to hit the ground running.

Oct 21

Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum Post Conference Webinar Series

Everyone is welcome to attend as we dive deeper into one of seven key topics presented at Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum.