For the past three years, we’ve asked readers to submit nominations of individuals they felt deserved recognition as “foodservice heroes,” individuals who went beyond the call of duty in these challenging times. This year, we got over 400, by far the most ever.
Listed here are 30 nominations representing 31 individuals (one has two nominees) from different market segments and both self-op and contracted operations. They represent various areas of responsibility, from program directors to line staff, but the one thing they have in common is their dedication to their work and the individuals who depend on them.
As they constitute a fraction of the total number of nominations we received, we will publish a series of galleries featuring most of the others divided into market and job categories, omitting those from markets outside FM’s coverage, a few that were self-nominations and a few more that weren’t completed properly.
Meanwhile, here are profiles of our 30 top Foodservice Heroes, listed in alphabetical order by last name, with the name and affiliation of the individual(s) as well as of the person(s) who nominated them, plus a lightly edited version of the nomination text explaining why the person is a foodservice hero.