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Foodservice Hero Profile - Jason White - Lincolnwood, IL

 

Today we are highlighting the work of Jason White, Executive Chef at Food For Thought, and his team. Food for Thought (@fftchicago) is a catering company based in Lincolnwood, Illinois. 

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Eric Vogel - St. Louis, MO

 

Today we are highlighting the work of Eric Vogel, owner of local Walnut Grill locations in St. Louis, as our foodservice hero.

The Walnut Grill has opened a new location, and will be donating 100 box lunches to front-line workers at hospitals near its restaurant locations.

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Earl Handy - Burlington, VT

 

Today, we are sending a shout out to business owner and foodservice hero Earl Handy.

Earl Handy is the 3rd generation owner of Handy's Lunch (@handyslunch) which has been a landmark in the Burlington, Vermont community for over 75 years.

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Lesley Samad - Sandy Springs, GA

 

We are honored to present our next foodservice hero from Atlanta, Georgia. Lesley Samad, along with her husband Jamal, own Samad Mediterranean Grill and Market in Sandy Springs, a city nestled inside Atlanta.

 

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Chef Cody Anderson - Draper, UT

 

Today, we're sharing the story of Cody Anderson, a foodservice hero from Draper, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City.  Cody is the Food Service Director with Thomas Cuisine (@thomascuisine on Instagram) at eBay in Draper, Utah. He and his team have been preparing fresh meal kits to-go in conjunction with a local group called Citrus Pear (@citrus_pear on Instagram).

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Chef Bruno Serato - Anaheim, CA

 

Meet Bruno Serato of @caterinas_club, a #foodservicehero from Anaheim, California with a long history of service. 

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Chef Rex Hale, St. Louis, MO

 

Today, we are shining the spotlight on @chefrexhale for his work providing meals for those in need in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Priscilla Nesbitt, Best Western Hotels

 

This week's foodservice hero is Priscilla Nesbitt from Georgetown, Ontario. She is a member of the foodservice industry working as a Purchasing Director for Best Western Hotels.

[If she looks familiar, we featured her on our Instagram feed back in May -- but we felt we could highlight her again.]

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Bill Bracken of Bracken's Kitchen

 

This week we're highlighting a foodservice hero from Garden Grove, California. Bill Bracken is the Founder and Culinary Director of Bracken's Kitchen, a 501(c)(3) organization which has supported the community for several years by doing what it can to make sure children and families don't go hungry.

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Foodservice Hero Profile - Natalie DiBenedetto, aka Chef Figgy

 

Today, we're revisiting the story of a foodservice hero from Portland, Maine. Her name is Natalie DiBenedetto, but she is more recognizable to locals as  Chef Figgy, the owner of Figgy's Takeout and Catering. One of her claims to fame, in addition to her amazing fried chicken, is winning episode 39 in Season 8 of Food Network's "Chopped" in 2018.

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