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SEFA Announces 2017 Awards Winners

SEFA honored 25 foodservice equipment and supplies companies with its annual awards. 

Here’s a summary of the award winners:

Member of the Year 2017: B & G Restaurant Supply
Supplier of the Year : Champion Industries
Ingenuity Award: Supplies On the Fly
Market Maker: Johnson-Lancaster & Associates
Journey: Restaurant Supply
Pace Setter: Oswalt Restaurant Supply
High Achievers: Arizona Restaurant Supply, PJP and Thompson & Little
Breakthrough: Gerharz Equipment, Jean’s Restaurant Supply and Lafayette Restaurant Supply
Circle of Excellence: Culinex and Kesco-Florida
Insider: Session Fixture Company
Outstanding Supplier – Cooking: Cleveland
Outstanding Supplier - Dealer Support: Continental Refrigerator
Outstanding Supplier - Specialty Products: John Boos
Outstanding Supplier – Refrigeration: Manitowoc Ice
Outstanding Supplier – Light Equipment: Robot Coupe
Outstanding Supplier – Smallwares: Victorinox Swiss Army
Outstanding Supplier – Supplies: Winco
Trainer of the Year: Steve Fabretti, Southbend

In addition, for the first time SEFA presented its Dream Team Award, which recognizes the strong relationships between dealers and suppliers and independent manufacturers’ reps. Receiving this award were Lizzie Kratz of EVI, Jeff Michael of Delfield  and Danny Lane of Lane Mktg.