103 Results for "Foodservice Operators"


IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Tradition Represents “Pinnacle” of Foodservice Careers

Rafi Taherian, associate vice president of Yale Hospitality at Yale University, apologized as he stood before some 600 foodservice professionals at Revel Fulton Market in Chicago May 21. He had just been awarded the 62nd Annual IFMA Gold Plate for overall foodservice industry excellence and did not have a speech prepared. The reason why speaks to how much respect Mr. Taherian has for the industry he has served for more than 30 years.  

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Posted by IFMA June 14, 2016
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Operators, Gold & Silver Plate Society, IFMA Awards, Leadership

Rafi Taherian Receives Foodservice Industry's Top Honor

CHICAGO, May 23, 2016Rafi Taherian, associate vice president, Yale Hospitality at Yale University, was named the 2016 Gold Plate Award winner by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) on May 21 at Revel Fulton Market in Chicago. Mr. Taherian was nominated by Basic American Foods, JL&A Communications and Sysco and was one of nine outstanding operator executives who were eligible for the award this year after receiving the IFMA Silver Plate Award in March. Mr. Taherian represented the Colleges and Universities Silver Plate Category.

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Posted by IFMA May 23, 2016
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Operators, Gold & Silver Plate Society, IFMA Awards, Leadership

'84 Gold Plate Winner Ted Balestreri to host 2013 Celebration

Industry icon and 1984 Gold Plate winner, Ted Balestreri, Chairman and CEO of the Cannery Row Company, and Chairman/CEO and Co-Founder of the Sardine Factory, will host the foodservice industry's most prestigious event, the 59th Annual Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration.

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Posted by IFMA
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Educational Foundation, About IFMA, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Foodservice Operators

2007 Gold Plate Winner Jon Luther to Host 60th Annual Celebration

Following a stellar performance last year, by another industry idol, Ted Balestreri, Luther will head up the Master of Ceremony duties at the 60th Annual Gold and Silver Plate Awards Celebration on May 19 at the Great Hall in Union Station in Chicago. Tables and tickets available here

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Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Educational Foundation, About IFMA, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Foodservice Operators

2016 Silver Plate Series: Health Care

We asked the Silver Plate Class of 2016 a few questions to get an inside look at what makes them the operator all-stars they are today. Find out what they had to say about passion for foodservice, career accomplishments and what it means to be part of a legendary group of operators. Diane Imrie, Director of Nutrition Services, University of Vermont Medical Center, received the 2016 Silver Plate Award in the Health Care category. She was nominated by Basic American Foods.

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Posted by IFMA
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Operators, IFMA Awards, Leadership