Whit Smyth

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2014 MUFSO Advisory Board announced 
Organizers of the 55th annual conference have named 15 leading foodservice executives to its board
Cast your vote for 2013 Operator of the Year
NRN subscribers have until Aug. 16 to choose among the five Golden Chain honorees
Meet the 2013 Golden Chain Award winners
Five restaurant leaders will be honored during the MUFSO SuperShow
Coach Rick Pitino to give MUFSO 2013 keynote
Louisville Cardinals basketball coach to speak on leadership, success
Meet the 2012 Golden Chain Award winners 
Winners will be honored during the 53rd Annual MUFSO conference
Joachim Splichal to be honored with the Richard Melman Innovator Award 
Splichal is a leading figure in the restaurant industry
Meet the 2012 MenuMasters award winners 
Chef Jose Garces is this year's Hall of Fame inductee
Meet the 2011 MenuMasters award winners 
Awards recognize excellence in menu research and development
Doug Brooks named first winner of award honoring the late Norman Brinker 
Current Brinker International CEO will receive "The Norman" Award at the upcoming 51st annual MUFSO conference.
Kewpee Hamburgers - Lima, Ohio 
In Lima, Ohio, where industry is struggling and jobs are scarce, there’s always Kewpee to...
Chick-fil-A’s Chargrilled & Fruit Salad 
The genesis of Chick-fil-A’s Char-grilled & Fruit Salad, a Menu-Masters winner for “Best Menu/Line Extension,”...
Cafe Ponte 
In 1989, chef Chris Ponte was working as a sous chef at The Pepper Mill...
Harrah’s Steak House 
Like an old friend, Harrah’s Steak House is comfortable to be around, a familiar, relaxing...
Harrah’s Steak House 
Like an old friend, Harrah’s Steak House is comfortable to be around, a familiar, relaxing...
Cafe Ponte 
In 1989, chef Chris Ponte was working as a sous chef at The Pepper Mill...

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