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IFMA Announces Silver Plate Winners

The Int’l. Foodservice Manufacturers Association is marking its 58th year recognizing excellence by foodservice operators. Nine operators in nine market segments have been named 2012 IFMA Silver Plate Award Recipients. All will honored, and one will be chosen as the Gold Plate recipient, during IFMA’s Gold & Silver Plate Awards in Chicago on May 7. This year’s Silver Plate winners are:

Independent Restaurants: Phil Fahrenbruch, executive chef-Bavarian Inn of Frankenmuth (Michigan)

Health Care: Dan Henroid, director-nutrition and foodservices, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco

Specialty Foodservices: Ricky Clark, training and development coordinator/supervisor, DMA chair-Academy for Staff Development at Virginia Department of Corrections, Crozier, Va.

Chain Full Service: Clarence Otis Jr., chairman/COO, Darden Restaurants, Orlando, Fla.

Elementary & Secondary Schools: Lyman Graham, foodservices director, Roswell Independent School District, Carlsbad Municipal Schools, Dexter Consolidated Schools, Roswell, N.M.

Business & Industry/Foodservice Management: Mark Freeman, senior manager-global employee services, Microsoft (Real Estate & Facilities), Redmond, Wash.

Chain Fast Service: Cheryl Bachelder, president/CEO, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen/AFC Enterprises, Atlanta

Colleges & Universities: Mary Molt, assistant director-housing and dining services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.

Hotels & Lodging: Frank Weber, v.p.-food and beverage operations, Royal Caribbean International and Azamara Club Cruise Lines, Miami.

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