The Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management announced its 2023 – 2024 Board of Directors and Industry Advisory Board. Raquel Weiss Fusco, vice president, operations and client relations, elite | studio e, now serves as SHFM president.
Michael Reinert was named vice president of procurement for the restaurant chain Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken.
The Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management recognized the contributions of several of its members with a series of annual awards.
Marcone Commercial Kitchen Group, a distributor of parts for commercial foodservice equipment, added two people to its sales team: Donny Smith, southern regional director and Eric Holder, northern regional director.
Sales of foodservice equipment and supplies increased 4.1% in the second quarter of 2023, per data from The Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry.
Gerry A. Fernandez, president and founder of the Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance, will retire effective December 31, 2023. Beginning next year, Fernandez will support MFHA in an advisory role. MFHA will conduct a national search for his successor.