Foodservice Equipment & Supplies named the five foodservice professionals that are the recipients of its 2020 Top Achiever Awards. These awards recognize excellence among foodservice consultants, equipment and supplies dealers, manufacturers’ reps, operators and service agents.

The following individuals will receive their awards during FE&S’ 2019 Dealer of the Year and All Industry Awards Gala, which will take place on May 16 at the Chicago Four Seasons Hotel.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies proudly introduces the winners of its 2020 Top Achiever Awards:

  • Top Achiever – Operator: Beth Thompson, school nutrition director, Pickens County Schools, Jasper Ga.
  • Top Achiever – Consultant: Scott Reitano, principal, Reitano Design Group, Indianapolis
  • Top Achiever – Service Agent: Daniel Dibeler, president, K&D Factory Service Inc., Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Top Achiever – Dealer: Keith Kidwell, president, Central Restaurant Supply, Indianapolis
  • Top Achiever – Rep: Lynn Schultz, president, Tri-State Marketing, Ossining, N.Y.

“With this group of Top Achiever recipients, it’s not just what they do but how they do it that sets them apart,” said Joseph Carbonara, FE&S' Editorial Director. “Their thoughtful and thorough approach to not only their businesses but also their supply chain relationships plays a key role in the way they position their businesses, including their associates, for continued growth and success.”

FE&S will present these awards during its 2020 Dealer of the Year and All Industry Awards Gala, which will take place the evening of May 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. FE&S’ Dealer of the Year and All Industry Awards Gala recognizes the foodservice community’s brightest stars by presenting them with some of the industry’s most time-honored awards. Held each year on the Saturday of the National Restaurant Association’s trade show in Chicago, this event brings together the best of the best to celebrate the ongoing success of the foodservice industry. Other awards to be presented the evening of May 16 include the Dealer of the Year Award to Mobile Fixture and the Hall of Fame Award to Harry Schildkraut of S2O Consultants, as well as the yet-to-be-named winners of the Facility Design Project of the Year and DSR of the Year.

FE&S is able to present its 2020 Dealer of the Year and All Industry Awards Gala thanks to the support of its platinum sponsors: Ali Group, True Refrigeration and Welbilt.