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.
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.
Driving each transaction down to a personal detail allows C&T Design to keep earning the respect of customers one at a time.
This colorful, marketplace-style foodservice facility with display-cooking equipment, retail displays and a pay-at-the-end POS system brings a fresh concept to Indiana’s first land-based casino.
An extensive $20 million renovation of this 1930s building at Phillips Academy, a residential secondary school in Massachusetts, provides a new foodservice operation in Paresky Commons. The judges felt the project thoroughly addressed the challenges of renovating such an old space and resulted in a well-integrated design with a sensible flow.
In their first restaurant venture, brothers R.J. and Jerrod Melman (sons of Richard Melman, founder of multiconcept operator Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises) created HUB 51 in Chicago’s River North area. Still in their 20s, the brothers wanted HUB 51 to draw customers in their age group yet appeal to a wider demographic.
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.