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Some of the most innovative and out-of-the-box thinkers in the noncommercial foodservice industry.

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Big names, small ops

Here’s how to bring a national brand to your space. While many operators are developing their own in-house brands, sometimes nothing but the big names will do.

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Freshness to go

80% of consumers pay attention to a grab-and-go item’s appearance to determine freshness. Operators have begun using creative packaging and displays to draw diners.

Top accomplishment this year:Hosting our first-ever Discipline-Free Banquet, which was designed to both recognize and reward offenders who avoided receiving any discipline over the course of a year, e...

Top accomplishment this year:Being recognized with my name displayed at Code 7 Cafe for baking pastries and making delicious desserts.What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome?Ge...

Top accomplishment this year:Achieving two years of injury-free opening weeks for new accounts with consistent new-hire orientations and a management habit called “safety management by walking a...

Top accomplishment this year:Helped onboard 25 international chefs and sent three U.S. chefs abroad for Sodexo’s Global Chef Exchange program.What’s been your most rewarding moment?One of ...

Top accomplishment this year:Promoted to oversee conference centers in Chicago and Dallas.What’s been your most rewarding moment?Planning and executing an event for 3,200 attendees. It takes sev...

Top accomplishment this year:Being recognized as a “rising star” from my leadership team, which has allowed me to attend national events, create relationships with leaders in our sector an...

Top accomplishment this year:Becoming general manager for Centerplate at the Long Island Ducks’ home ballpark.What’s been your most rewarding moment?My current concessions manager was an i...

Top accomplishment this year:Taking over operations at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants.What keeps you up at night?Working these crazy schedules, sometimes you are able to just pass out...