2012 FE&S' Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine honored some of the industry’s best and brightest minds during the magazine’s 2012 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala. The 2012 event took place on May 5, the Saturday of the NRA Show, at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago.

Drawing hundreds of foodservice professionals from virtually all segments of the community, the annual FE&S’ Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala is the premier venue to reconnect with colleagues and meet some of the industry’s rising stars.

This year's award winners included:

  • Dealer of the Year: Mission Restaurant Supply, San Antonio
  • Hall of Fame Inductee: David J. Stafford Sr., Stafford-Smith, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • DSR of the Year: Morgan Tucker, M Tucker, Patterson, N.J.
  • Top Achievers:
    • Dealer: Mark Rossi, President, Avanti Restaurant Solutions, Sacramento, Calif.
    • Consultant: Karen Malody, Principal, Culinary Options, Seattle, Wash.
    • Service Agent: Mark LeBerte, President and CEO, ATECH, Nashville, Tenn.
    • Rep: Joe McDonald, President, E3 Commercial Kitchen Solutions, Taunton, Mass.
  • Facility Design Project of the Year: Metropolitan State Hospital’s Central Kitchen and Satellite Rethermalization Kitchens, Norwalk, Calif.
View a slideshow from the 2012 event:
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Join us as we celebrate greatness within the dealer community, innovative thinking and design within the consultant community and personal recognition for outstanding achievers in every area of the equipment and supplies industry.

Companies wishing to support this event may do so through several sponsorship opportunities:

Platinum: Sold out! Thanks to Manitowoc, True and Unified Brands for their continued support.

Gold: Includes a table of ten tickets and much more.

Anyone interested in a Gold Sponsorship should contact FE&S Publisher Maureen Slocum at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling (800) 630-4168, ext. 101.

Qualified guests will be able to purchase a limited number of VIP tickets after Feb. 1, 2012.

DOY 2012 Platinum Sponsors Manitowoc Foodservice True Refrigeration Unified Brands

FE&S FlashNews Click here and here to see more photos from the DOY Gala.

  Click here to see the previous year's Dealer of the Year winners (2011) and a photo gallery of that event.