2021 FEDA Gold Awards Winners

FEDA celebrated the unique achievements of its distributor and manufacturer members at the Gold Awards Dinner, which was held Sept. 21 at the Grand Hyatt Nashville during the 2021 FEDA Annual Conference. The awards were presented by FEDA Chairman Michael Keck, president of Concept Services, and representing Gold Awards Dinner sponsor ITW Food Equipment Group was Gary Simpson, senior vice president of U.S. sales.

The Gold Awards Dinner recognizes members and individuals who are advancing the foodservice equipment and supplies industry through exemplary leadership and service. Winners were selected based on an application process and the weighted scoring of performance in the areas of workplace practices, customer service and the development of young professionals. The award recipients were each given a special Tiffany glass award plate commemorating their achievement, which FEDA hopes will inspire all members to continue their efforts to strengthen their organizations and elevate the entire foodservice equipment and supplies industry.

The Gold Awards winners are as follows:

Extraordinary Service - Dealer/Distributor
Extraorindary Service - Manufacturer
Champion for Young Professionals - Dealer/Distributor
Burkett Restaurant Equipment & Supplies
Champion for Young Professionals - Manufacturer
Beverage-Air Corporation
Model Workplace - Dealer/Distributor
Ace Mart Restaurant Supply
Model Workplace - Manufacturer
Ascending Young Industry Leader
Alex Martz, TriMark SS Kemp
Rachel See, TundraFMP
Evan Priesel, Univex
Accomplished Young Industry Leader
Igor Keric, Restaurant Design & Equipment
Joshua Grung, TriMark Chicago/MN
Will Means, Champion Industries, an Ali Group Company