Get to Know the 2019 Silver Plate Class
For the past 65 years, IFMA has honored the most outstanding and innovative operator talents in nine categories of the foodservice industry. The IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards pay tribute to these operators’ lifelong career achievements. Hear the stories of the 2019 Silver Plate Class and learn what drives this legendary group of operators.
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Sam Facchini & John Arena, Metro Pizza
Chain Full Service:
Beverly Lynch, Golden Corral
Chain Limited Service:
Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc.
Bill Marks, Hennepin Healthcare
Elementary & Secondary Schools:
Rodney Taylor, Fairfax County Public Schools
Colleges & Universities:
Randy Lait, North Carolina State University
Business & Industry/Foodservice Management:
Lorna Donatone, Sodexo
Retail & Specialty:
Regynald G. Washington, Paradies Lagardère
Hotels & Lodging:
Don Falgoust, RLJ Lodging Trust