August 20, 2015
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Longtime California Restaurant Association Member to Receive Award
Border Grill to receive the Torch Award at Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo
(Sacramento, Calif) – The California Restaurant Association (CRA) is pleased to announce that longtime CRA members and supporters Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill Restaurants) will be the recipients of the Torch Award, for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the restaurant and foodservice community. This annual award recognizes leaders and dynamic individuals whose innovations have propelled our industry forward.
Chefs Feniger and Milliken are celebrated entrepreneurs, authors, co-owners of Border Grill Restaurants & Food Truck, and co-stars of over 350 episodes of the Food Network's "Too Hot Tamales". Feniger and Milliken will join Certified Master Chef Ferdinand Metz in our Culinary Demonstration Theater for an intimate discussion open to all attendees of the 2015 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo on Monday, August 24 at 1:00pm.
The award presentation and discussion will be one of the many draws to the 2015 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, the largest showcase of foodservice products in the Western United States. Other special events at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo include the Culinary Clash, New Product Showcase, The Solutions Center, Food Trends Experience, Culinary Demonstration Theater, Latino Foods Pavilion, Healthier Choices Pavilion, the CA Craft Brewers Association Pavilion, International Showcase, and the Key Buyer Alliance.
About The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo - The 2015 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo will be held Sunday, August 23 - Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Show is produced and managed by Urban Expositions, and sponsored by the California Restaurant Association. For more information on exhibiting or attending visit the official Show website at www.westernfoodexpo.com.
About the California Restaurant Association: The California Restaurant Association provides ultimate access to resources and the support restaurant professionals need to lead thriving businesses, while serving as conscientious, contributing members of an unparalleled industry. California is home to more than 90,000 eating and drinking places that ring up more than $72 billion in sales and employ more than 1.6 million workers, making restaurants an indisputable driving force in California’s economy.
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