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Refrigerated Solutions Group hired Heather Parish to serve as key account director for the parent company of Norlake and Master-Bilt.

SEFA, a dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group recognized the contributions of some of its member companies and suppliers through a series of annual awards. Specifically, SEFA named Cook’s Direct its Member of the Year and Vollrath Company its Supplier of the Year.

Winston Foodservice hired Chef Ryan Tucker to serve as a corporate research and development chef for the Louisville, Ky.-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the winners of its annual awards given to service members and military establishments of the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Air Force, the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserves.

T&S Brass and Bronze Works promoted Sarah Scott to business analytics manager and John Hughes to business intelligence platform manager.

Flexeserve hired Rachel Paul to serve as key accounts manager for the manufacturer of hot food holding equipment.

Nemco Food Equipment hired Emma Stamm to serve as national sales manager for the Ohio-based, foodservice equipment manufacturer.

The Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management recognized a quartet of individuals with the organization’s annual Directors’ Awards and named the recipient of its 2024 Rising Young Professional Award.

Sage Hospitality Group tapped Justin Fowler to serve as chief operating officer for its Sage Restaurant Concepts (SRC) division, effective June 1, 2024.

Alto-Shaam hired Matt Dugan to serve as corporate executive chef for the Wisconsin-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Alto-Shaam appointed Pedro Miranda to serve as its regional sales manager for Latin America.

Multiline manufacturer Cornerstone Foodservice Group has added Equipex to its portfolio of companies.

The Vollrath Company hired Brad Nye to serve as senior vice president of operations.

Chris Tomasso, president and CEO of First Watch Restaurant Group is the recipient of the 2024 Gold Plate Award presented by the International Food Manufacturers Association.

Tim Wilczak was promoted to vice president of sales, marketing and product management at Delfield, which is a Welbilt company. He most recently served as Delfield’s director of sales and product management.

4-Star reps updated its line card as well as its personnel. Meanwhile, BSI, MPM Foodservice Equipment and Winston Foodservice all update their rep networks.

Multiconcept operator Bloomin’ Brands is in the market for a new chief executive officer. That’s because David Deno, Bloomin’ Brands' current CEO has announced his plans to retire.

Sam Brewer was hired to serve as vice president of field innovation for Parts Town’s Red Lightning business unit.

Hollander and Specialized Foodservice & Hospitality add to their line cards, while Mercer Culinary makes two updates to its rep network. And PBAC & Associates adds a corporate chef.