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FER Award Winners & 2013 Party Wrap-up

FER Industry Service and Special Editors’ Award Winners 2005-2013

2005
Operator:
Dave Brewer, Yum! Brands
Dealer:
Rick Ellingson, Bargreen Ellingson
Consultant:
Scott Legge, LTD Consulting Group
Manufacturers’ Rep: Ed Gregory, HGA Group
Service Agent:
Frank Burns, National Service Cooperative

2006
Operator:
Roy Hook, Wendy’s Int’l. Inc.     
Dealer:
Marc Fuchs, M. Tucker Co. Inc.
Consultant:
Albert da Costa, Socius Consulting
Manufacturers’ Rep:
Neville Jeens, W.D. Colledge Co. Inc.
Service Agent:
Roger Martin, Stove Parts & Supply/Ecolab

2007
Operator:
John Curry, Bob Evans Restaurants
Dealer:
Rodney Wasserstrom, The Wasserstrom Co.
Consultant:
Kathleen Seelye, Ricca Newmark Design
Manufacturers’ Rep:
Michael Posternak, Posternak Bauer Associates Inc.
Service Agent:
John Schwindt, Hawkins Commercial Appliance Service   
Special Editors’ Award.: Robert E. Pacifico, FFCSI (PP), Pacifico & Associates

2008
Operator: Martin Cowley, The Walt Disney Co.
Dealer:
Bruce Gulbas, National Supply
Consultant:
Karen Malody, Culinary Options
Manufacturers’ Rep:
Ray Ward, Link2Hospitality
Service Agent:
Tina Reese, Commercial Appliance
Special Editors’ Award:
Don Fisher, Fisher-Nickel inc.

2010
Operator:
Rick McCaffrey, Brinker Int’l. Restaurants
Dealer:
Jim Hanson, Best Restaurant Equipment & Design
Consultant:
Edmiston Bernard, Cini-Little Int’l. Inc.
Manufacturers’ Rep:
Alan Squier, Squier Associates Inc.
Service Agent:
Bruce Hodge, General Parts LLC

2013 Management Excellence Awards

  • Chain & Commercial Operator (more than 250 units): Doctor’s Associates/Subway, Milford, Conn., and its Independent Purchasing Cooperative, Miami
  • Chain & Commercial Operator (fewer than 250 units): Cheddar’s Casual Café, Irving, Texas
  • Noncommercial Operator: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Food & Nutrition Services, Columbus, Ohio
  • Dealer (more than $40 million in sales): Bargreen Ellingson, Tacoma, Wash.
  • Dealer (less than $40 million in sales): Mobile Fixture, Mobile, Ala.
  • Consulting Firm: Webb Design, Tustin, Calif.

2013 Industry Service Awards

  • Dealer: Jim Hanson, Best Restaurant Equipment & Design, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Manufacturers’ Rep: Mitch Reilly, HRI Inc., St. Claire Shores, Mich.
  • Service Agent: Scott Hester, Refrigerated Specialist, Mesquite, Texas.
  • Consultant: Ed Norman, MVP Services Group, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Operator: Mike Harlamert, Yum! Restaurants Int’l., Louisville, Ky.

2013 Young Lion Awards

  • Dealer: Brad Pierce, Restaurant Equipment World, Orlando, Fla.
  • Manufacturers’ Rep: Chris Folz, The Redstone Group, Englewood, Colo.
  • Consultant: Eric Norman, MVP Services Group, Chicago.
  • Service Agent: Dan Farmer, Fixxbook Inc., Albertson, N.Y.
  • Commercial Operator: Ryan DeSimone, Bloomin’ Brands, Tampa, Fla.
  • Noncommercial Operator: Steve Cerullo, Geisinger Healthcare, Danville, Pa.

 

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