NRN celebrates award winners at MUFSO

Foodservice leaders gathered at this year’s Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators conference will toast to some of the best in the industry. Honored throughout the conference, here is a look at the 2010 award winners from Nation’s Restaurant News:

Golden Chain
Each year Nation’s Restaurant News recognizes industry leaders who possess a mixture of business savvy, leadership skills and determination, and have guided their companies to success over the past 12 months.

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The Norman
The Norman is an award created to honor the legacy of industry icon Norman Brinker. This year’s inaugural winner, Doug Brooks, chairman, chief executive and president of Brinker International, is the first recipient of The Norman award.

Hot Concepts!
Meet this year's crop of Hot Concepts! Award winners, four restaurant concepts that reflect the diversity of the industry as well as its creative and enduring entrepreneurial spirit. The winning concepts were chosen by the editors of Nation’s Restaurant News for their ability to recognize opportunity and seize upon it with unwavering clarity of purpose in spite of the challenging environment.

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