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For 65 years the IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration have been the industry’s most iconic foodservice celebration. This historic annual event is where distinguished industry peers mix, mingle and lavish praise on the most notable operator achievements. Join us as we celebrate and honor operators in nine categories who have gone above and beyond to set a new standard of excellence. Be there as one Silver Plate Award winner is named the 2019 Gold Plate recipient for overall industry excellence. 

Continuing the celebration, several other individuals and organizations will be honored through the National Restaurant Association “Legends Award”, the Specialty Food Association "
Innovation Award”, and the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) “Women in Manufacturing Award”. 

Who Attends:

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


What Attendees Are Saying: 

“The Gold & Silver Plate Awards are a great recognition for operators in the industry. It’s one of the very few venues manufacturers have to recognize our important business partners and provides the opportunity for us to give back to our industry.”

- Rod Hepponstall, High Liner Foods