DSR of the Month

The only monthly feature that profiles the careers of the industry’s most accomplished foodservice equipment and supplies dealer sales reps by presenting their achievements, views on customer service and secrets to their success.

DSR of the Month, John Daniel, Beltram Foods, Tampa, Fla.

John Daniel has worked in the foodservice industry for close to three decades. Although he has never been employed by a restaurant, he knows the ins and outs of a commercial kitchen as well as many cooks.

DSR of the Month, Jan. 2007: Mike Van de Bogert, Stafford Smith, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Mike Van de Bogert, regional manager for Stafford- Smith Inc. in Kalamazoo, Mich., spends a lot of his time passing along the wisdom he has gained throughout his career to the less experienced DSRs on his staff and most of them ask the same thing.