Phillip Cooke, Key Figure in Association Management, Passes Away

Phillip Cooke, founder of the Foodservice Associates (FSA) marketing/management organization and a key figure in the founding of the Society for Foodservice Management (SFM), suffered a fatal heart attack while on a trip to Chicago October 24th.

Cooke’s firm managed the National Industrial Cafeteria Managers Association (NICMA), one of the two organizations that merged to form SFM in 1979. The other was the Association of Food Service Management (AFSM).

Cooke started his caree

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