Inaugurated in 1971, the MUFSO Operator of the Year award honors an operator that has shown exceptional achievement and leadership. Winners are selected each year from the group of Golden Chain honorees by the readers of Nation’s Restaurant News.Below are all 38 winners and the companies they represented:2008David Pickens, Olive Garden2007Craig Miller, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse2006 Jim Skinner, McDonald’s2005Lloyd Hill, Applebee’s International2004Richard Snead, Carlson ...

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