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SHFM Announces 2017-18 Rising Stars

The Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management (SHFM), announced the recipients of its 2017-18 Rising Stars award, which recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of young professionals.

“Our 2017-18 class of Rising Stars represent the future of our industry, they were chosen from more than 50 applications. We are thrilled to have so much interest and we can’t wait to work with this new group of individuals in our second year of the program,” said Victoria Vega, SHFM president-elect and board liaison to our Rising Stars.

The 2017-18 Class of SHFM Rising Stars

Amy Bendekovits, Aramark

Amanda Beni, HMG Plus

Christiana Castillo, Compass Group

Katherine DeSimone, Compass Group

Jessica Dunning, Aramark

Amanda Feldman, Compass/Bon Appetit

Dave Holthus, Compass Group

Ryan Hoopert, Sodexo

Jonathan Ledoux, Jane Street Capital

Jonathan Lundstrom, Red Bull North America

Casey McGinnis, At Your Service Staffing

Kaitlin Miller, Compass Group 

Kristine Mosley, Coca-Cola 

Robert Musgrave, Red Bull North America 

Steve Queen, Unidine Corporation 

Eric Santagato, M. Tucker 

Aileen Schuh, Compass 

Ukpono Udi, Aramark 

Emily Wunder, Compass Group Rob Yayac, Aramark