Foodservice Equipment Reports

Myers Restaurant Supply Earns Top SEFA Award

Supply & Equipment Foodservice Alliance honored 31 members and supplier award winners, including its Member of the Year, Myers Restaurant Supply, at its 29th Annual Partnership Conference Awards Banquet on April 21 in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Myers earned SEFA’s highest dealer award for its outstanding, continuous growth. Vulcan won the group’s other highest distinction, Supplier of the Year, for the fifth time. Trainer of the Year, the only individual award given out, went to Chris Yungbluth of Star Mfg.

In addition to Myers, 19 dealers were honored:

  • Breakthrough Growth: Bintz Restaurant Supply; Manning Brothers; Thompson & Little


  • Outstanding Growth: Action Sales; Instawares; J&E Restaurant Supply; Johnson-Lancaster and Associates; Lafayette Restaurant Supply; Restaurant Depot; Jetro Cash & Carry


  • High Achiever: Breckenridge Kitchen Equipment & Design; Grady’s Restaurant & Bar Supply; Premier Restaurant Supply; Supreme Hotel & Restaurant Supply


  • Leadership & Growth: B&G Restaurant Supply; State Restaurant Equipment Supply


  • Outstanding New Member: W.West Equipment & Furnishings


  • Insider: Globe Equipment Co.


  • Journey: BFA Foodservice Equipment & Supplies


Supplier awards included the Partners in Success award, given to Metro. Ten other manufacturers were recognized as well:

  • Market Leader Dealer Support:       Advance Tabco


  • Market Leader Innovation: The Middleby Corp.


  • Outstanding Supplier: Perlick Corp. (specialty equipment); Winco (smallwares); Globe Equipment (light equipment); Cambro (supplies); Frymaster (cooking equipment); Thermalrite/ICS (refrigeration); Dexter (kitchen supplies)


SEFA, based in South Barrington, Ill., has 61 E&S dealers among its nationwide membership.

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