DSR of the Year

The Dealer Sales Rep of the Year award recognizes the best of the best in customer service and sales.


Click here for a list of past winners.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named Nick Taylor of Tennessee-based KaTom its 2024 DSR of the Year. Taylor is the 24th person to receive FE&S DSR of the Year Award.

Hall embodies every quality commonly associated with top salespeople: charisma, confidence, passion, drive, empathy and problem-solving skills.

You’ll forgive Marcus Calverley if he’s a bit impatient, but he’s learned the hard way that life can be unpredictable and that second chances are to be seized and fully savored.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named Marcus Calverley of Kessenich’s in Madison, Wis., its 2022 DSR of the Year.

If you would like to know what makes Gordon Marsh a top-flight dealer sales representative, and how he generates so much repeat business for Edward Don & Company, this anecdote goes a long way toward explaining it.

“You grow the most when you are not comfortable,” says Bolt Bolton, senior account manager at Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Avanti Restaurant Solutions. She’s had to remind herself of that mantra recently as a new client has been pushing her to grow in just that manner — out of discomfort.

Eric Harrison is dressed in his standard uniform today. “I always wear black,” he says, and I laugh. “No, like every day, all the time.” Even while accepting his award for DSR of the Year at the FE&S banquet in May, he was decked out in a black tuxedo. That made sense, as it was a black-tie event, but Harrison paired it with a black shirt, vest and tie.