National Restaurant Association Names 2021 Outstanding Food Safety Leader

The National Restaurant Association today named John Zimmermann, Vice President of Quality Assurance and Food Safety at First Watch Restaurants, as the 2021 Outstanding Food Safety Leader. The annual award was sponsored by Ecolab and was part of the Association’s Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) Expert Exchange digital event.

National Restaurant Association Announces Leadership Transition

The National Restaurant Association today announced that Tom Bené will be stepping down as President and CEO of the Association and CEO of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. A 30-year veteran of the food and beverage industry, Bené is returning to the beverage distribution sector.

National Restaurant Association Announces Leadership Transition

The National Restaurant Association today announced that Tom Bené will be stepping down as President and CEO of the Association and CEO of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. A 30-year veteran of the food and beverage industry, Bené will remain in a leadership role as he returns to the beverage distribution sector.