Silver Plate's Class of 2012 Named

Annual award program honorees include five onsite dining pros.

The 2012 Silver Plate Award winners have been announced and they include five members of the onsite foodservice community…

  • Mark Freeman, Senior Manager of Global Employee Services at Microsoft in Redmond, WA (Foodservice Management category);

  • Lyman Graham, Food Services Director at Roswell ISD, Carlsbad Municipal Schools, Dexter Consolidated Schools in Roswell, NM (Elementary & Secondary Schools category);

  • Dan Henroid, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition & Food Services at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco (Health Care category);

  • Mary Molt, PhD, RD, LD, Assistant Director of Housing & Dining Services at Kansas State University in Manhattan (Colleges & Universities category);

  • Ricky Clark, CDM, CFPP, CFSM CCFP, Training & Development Coordinator Supervisor at the Virginia Department of Corrections in Crozier, VA (Specialty Foodservices category).

Long considered the most coveted operator awards in the foodservice industry, the Silver Plates are presented annually by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) in recognition of excellence in nine segments of foodservice operations.

Four other operators were selected in commercial foodservice segments. One of the nine segment winners will be named winner of the Gold Plate Award at the 58th annual Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration on May 7 at the Great Hall at Union Station in Chicago.