Silver Plate Winners

Eight Operator Individuals Who Have Dedicated Their Careers to the Foodservice Industry to be Recognized at Awards Celebration


  2020 Silver Plate Class:

  Independent Restaurants/Multi-Concept: Joe Essa, President & CEO | Thomas Keller Restaurant Group

  Chain Full Service: Phil Hickey, Chairman | Miller's Ale House Restaurants

  Chain Limited Service: Scott Redler, COO/Co-Founder | Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

  Health Care: Eric Eisenberg, Director of Dining Services | Rogue Valley Manor

  Elementary & Secondary Schools: Bertrand Weber, Director, Culinary & Wellness Services | Minneapolis Public Schools

  Colleges & Universities: Zia Ahmed, Senior Director of Dining Services | The Ohio State University

  Business & Industry/Foodservice Management: Victoria Vega, Senior Vice President, Specialty Group | Unidine Corporation

  Retail & Specialty: Brandon Chrostowski, Founder/President/CEO | EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute