Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company, announced that Susan Terry, vice president of culinary and food & beverage operations, was named a 2018 Silver Plate Award winner in the hotels and lodging category by The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA). Terry was one of nine recipients to receive the prestigious IFMA Silver Plate Award, which is bestowed upon those who show outstanding and innovative talents in foodservice operations.
With over 25 years in the food and beverage industry, Terry oversees Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ food and beverage operations, including catering, banquets and more than 40 signature restaurants, bars and lounges across the company’s 20 properties. She is also responsible for strategic planning, financial performance, operations, talent development and restaurant design. During her tenure, Terry has enhanced Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ food and beverage offerings across the country by incorporating sustainable practices, showcasing local flavors and emphasizing healthy options to ensure every guest has an exceptional culinary experience.
“We are thrilled that Susan has been recognized nationally by her peers for her passion, strong leadership and creativity in the food and beverage industry. Susan has an ability to collaborate and communicate across all sectors of our operations, from owners to line cooks, and this translates to how we operate for our guests. She pushes for more innovative food and beverage concepts and creates unique experiences that both surprise and entice our guests. She is very deserving of this honor,” said Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.