Gold & Silver Plate Celebration

May 20

The Annual IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards enables the industry to honor the nation's top operator talent. Annually, through a rigorous jury process, IFMA grants Silver Plate Awards in up to nine operator categories and honors one winner with the prestigious Gold Plate Award on the night of the Celebration. This year's awards ceremony will be hosted by Joseph Fassler, 1996 Gold Plate Winner!

Often called "The Academy Awards of Foodservice," the Gold & Silver Plate Awards have been considered one of the industry's most prestigious honors since its creation in 1954. 

Who Attends:

  • Leaders from every operator segment, manufacturers and industry partners
  • Industry legends, including members of the Gold & Silver Plate Society

2017 Silver plate winners


2017 Gold & Silver Plate Celebration Sponsorships

The Annual Gold & Silver Plate Awards provides an abundance of sponsorship opportunities, allowing companies to promote their brand and pay tribute to leading foodservice operators voted best in their class. Please contact Anthony DePaolo at (312) 504-9885 for 2017 event sponsorship opportunities. 

2017 Gold & Silver Plate Sponsorships






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A Taste of the 2017 Gold & Silver Plate Awards