65 Results for "Foodservice Operators"


2016 Silver Plate Series: Hotels & Lodging

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. Wolfgang Lindlbauer, Chief Discipline Leader, Global Operations, Marriott International, received the 2016 Silver Plate Award in the Hotels & Lodging category. He was nominated by Ecolab.

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Posted by IFMA April 01, 2016
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Operators, IFMA Awards, Leadership

2016 Silver Plate Series: Independent Restaurants/Multi-Concept

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. Thom Sehnert, Founder/Owner & President, Annie Gunn’s and The Smokehouse Market, received the 2016 Silver Plate Award in the Independent Restaurant/Multi-Concept category. He was nominated by Anheuser-Busch.

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Posted by IFMA April 01, 2016
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Operators, IFMA Awards, Leadership

White Castle CEO Lisa Ingram Explains Why Customers Love the Chain

White Castle’s customer loyalty is legendary. Customers have been known to tattoo the company’s logo on their arms and reproduce it on their urns. The fast-food chain’s Valentine’s Day celebrations are so popular that reservations are needed. During a keynote address at IFMA COEX 2016, White Castle CEO Lisa Ingram described the leadership strategies behind the values, practices and culture that have perpetuated customer loyalty. 

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Posted by IFMA May 10, 2016
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Operators, Executive Summaries, Centers of Excellence, Leadership

IFMA Members Build Special Bond with Chili’s, Buffalo Wild Wings and 2 Others

Foodservice operators don’t expect to receive fanfare from their suppliers after purchasing their hi-quality products, not even when those products drive increased amounts of repeat business. However, operators who have received an IFMA Innovation Award said the accolade does foster increased good will with their suppliers and builds morale with their colleagues who don’t always get to shine outside of their respective offices.  

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Posted by IFMA May 10, 2016
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Operators, Foodservice Innovation, IFMA Awards

2016 Silver Plate Series: Specialty Foodservice

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. Rick Abramson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Delaware North Companies, received the 2016 Silver Plate Award in the Specialty Foodservice category. He was nominated by Anheuser-Busch, Ecolab and PepsiCo.

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Posted by IFMA April 01, 2016
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Foodservice Operators, IFMA Awards, Leadership