Foodservice Equipment & Supplies proudly introduces the winners of its 2017 Top Achiever Awards:
- Top Achiever – Dealer: David Ellingson, president, Bargreen Ellingson, Tacoma, Wash.
- Top Achiever – Consultant: Beth Kuczera, president, Equipment Dynamics Inc., Chicago
- Top Achiever – Service Agent: Paul Toukatly, chief operations officer, Duffy’s Equipment Services Inc., Sauquoit, N.Y.
- Top Achiever – Rep: Stacey Stahl, Co-President, Ritten Associates, Minneapolis
This year’s Top Achievers will accept their awards during FE&S’ 2017 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala, which will take place Sat., May 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.
“In their own unique way, each of FE&S’ 2017 Top Achievers helps raise the bar for the foodservice industry as a whole,” said Joseph Carbonara, FE&S’ editorial director. “They each work thoughtfully and diligently to provide value on their customers’ terms, while building meaningful relationships with their supply chain partners. This balanced approach and commitment to excellence helps set these four foodservice pros apart. We look forward to celebrating the continued success of David, Beth, Paul and Stacey.”
FE&S’ Dealer of the Year and 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 on-going success of the foodservice industry. Other awards to be presented the evening of May 20 include the Dealer of the Year Award to Johnson-Lancaster Associates and the Hall of Fame Award to Mark Freeman of Microsoft, as well as the yet-to-be-named winners of the Facility Design Project of the Year and DSR of the Year.