CHICAGO Famed chef Charlie Trotter was named the top independent restaurateur of the year and McAlister’s Deli Corp. chairman and chief executive Phil Friedman was selected as the top full-service chain operator in the annual Silver Plate competition of the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.   Roland Smith, CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group, was chosen as Silver Plate winner — or best within the field — for the quick-service chain sector. ...

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