Hall of Fame

Recognizing individuals who have contributed to the good of the industry throughout their career.


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Foodservice Equipment & Supplies will present longtime foodservice consultant William Caruso, FFCSI, of William Caruso & Associates, with the magazine’s 2023 Hall of Fame Award.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies will present Fred Clark, founder and chairman of Clark Associates, with the magazine’s 2022 Hall of Fame Award.

“I’m one of those very rare people who ended up doing what I planned to with my career,” Eisenbarth says.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named Richard Eisenbarth, FCSI, president emeritus for Cini•Little International, the recipient of the magazine’s 2021 Hall of Fame Award.

Not many can say they have been working in the foodservice industry for a half a century — or more if you count childhood activities. Harry Schildkraut can. But most of you knew that already.

When Kathleen Seelye speaks, people listen. When she’s listed on a panel or presentation, it’s easy to make a point to attend.

It takes a visit to Microsoft's three-square-mile campus in Redmond, Wash., to fully appreciate the enormous effect Mark Freeman has had on the quality of life there and, by extension, the broader on-site foodservice industry. Throughout his 37-year career, but especially during his 11-year tenure as senior manager of global dining services at Microsoft — where he's been empowered to lead a virtual dining revolution — Freeman has quietly risen to icon status.