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Sam Anoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Only persons who have been a member of FEDA are eligible to receive this award.

The recipient should meet most of the following criteria:

  • A long career with a FEDA member dealership that spans what would be considered by most persons as a lifetime commitment to the dealer segment of the food service equipment industry.
  • A record of very significant participation and contribution to the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association, as was demonstrated by founder Sam Anoff.
  • A passion for the industry and dealer-based distribution, such as was the drive behind Sam Anoff's original desire to organize the dealer community for the benefit of both the dealer community and the industry as a whole.
  • Award recipients may be living or passed.

Leon Rocamora
Asheville Showcase & Fixture Co.
2001

Henry D. Singer
Singer Equipment Co.
2006

Norman "Gus" Gustafson
AceMart Restaurant Supply Co.
2004

Arnie Thoreson
Brodie Dohrmann, Inc.
2006

Walter L. Simon
General Hotel & Restaurant Supply Corp.
2005

Kenneth R. Gill
Gill Group, Inc.
2009