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DSR of the Year

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine’s Dealer Sales Rep of the Year award recognizes the best of the best in customer service and sales.

Browse the articles below or click here for a list of past winners.

FE&S' 2013 DSR of the Year: Bill Immke, TriMark SSKemp, Cleveland

For some, doing what you say and saying what you do might seem like a quaint trait from bygone days. But, as our editor learned during a fast-paced day with one of the foodservice industry's hardest-working dealer sales reps, this approach can still serve as a foundation for success today.

FE&S Names Immke DSR of the Year

TriMark SS Kemp sales rep receives top DSR Honor during FE&S' Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala.

FE&S 2012 DSR of the Year: Morgan Tucker, M.Tucker/Singer NY LLC/

Getting ahead in New York's fast-paced restaurant scene requires more than just an ability to hit the ground running and stay running. As our editor learned while spending the day with one of the foodservice industry's youngest and most accomplished dealer sales reps, providing service and value on the customers' terms is a must.

DSR of the Year 2011: Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor's knowledge of and passion for the foodservice industry has kept him on the road to success. And now, that drive and determination to serve foodservice operators of all shapes and sizes has taken TriMark's Taylor to yet another destination: FE&S' 2011 DSR of the Year.

DSR of the Year, 2010; Coach Perrino

In addition to serving customers, many dealer sales reps at Edward Don & Company take on the task of mentoring the next generation of foodservice professionals who join their organization. Such is the case with Mike Perrino, FE&S' 2010 DSR of the Year, and Curtis Schatz, senior multi-unit director at Edward Don & Company.

DSR of the Year, 2010; Multi-Unit Sales: The Next Generation, Mike Perrino, Edward Don & Company’s

In addition to serving customers, many dealer sales reps at Edward Don & Company take on the task of mentoring the next generation of foodservice professionals who join their organization. Such is the case with Mike Perrino, FE&S' 2010 DSR of the Year, and Curtis Schatz, senior multi-unit director at Edward Don & Company.

DSR of the Year, 2010; Promise Keeper, Mike Perrino, Edward Don & Company’s

Edward Don & Company's Mike Perrino pairs an intense customer focus with a sense of urgency to make good on his commitments to deliver positive returns on the investments made by his company and customers alike.

DSR of the Year, 2006: Michael Gold, Edward Don & Co., North Riverside, Il.

Michael Gold is what some would call a foodservice lifer, having started in the business during his formative years at the age of 15 by taking a job in a local restaurant. But what started out as a teenage dalliance has evolved into a passionate love affair that takes a back seat only to his wife and children. And that passion helped Gold become Foodservice Equipment & Supplies' 2006 Dealer Sales Representative of the Year.

DSR of the Year, 2009; Sweet as Cherry Pie, Cris Gross, Stafford-Smith

Unwavering professionalism rooted in a pull-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps work-style has helped define the career of Stafford-Smith's Cris Gross, FE&S' 2009 DSR of the Year.

FE&S DSR of the Year List of Past Winners