The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the winners of its 2015 Silver Plate Awards.
- Independent Restaurants/Multi-Concept: Michael C. Gibbons, president and CEO, Main Street Ventures
- Chain Full Service/Multi-Concept: John Miller, CEO, Denny's Restaurants
- Chain Limited Service: Kat Cole, group president, FOCUS Brands
- Healthcare: Julie Jones, director, Nutrition Services, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
- Elementary & Secondary Schools: Mary Hill, executive director of Food Services, Jackson Public Schools
- Colleges & Universities: Nona Golledge, director, Kansas University Dining
- Business & Industry/Foodservice Management: Edward Sirhal, president, Restaurant Associates