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First Watch President Receives Golden Chain Award

January 5, 2009

Nation’s Restaurant News Recognizes Outstanding Multi-Unit Foodservice Executives 

BRADENTON, Fla. (2009) – First Watch President and CEO Kenneth L.Pendery, Jr. was recognized by Nation’s Restaurant News.as a Golden Chain Award winner at the 49th Annual Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference (MUFSO) which took place in Washington, DC. 

"The Golden Chain Award is one of the most prestigious in foodservice and celebrates both recent accomplishments and career achievements," said Tom Larranaga, publisher of Nation's Restaurant News. "We are proud to recognize and salute this year's winners for their leadership skills and dedication to the restaurant industry." 

Top restaurant industry executives gathered from all over the United States to participate in the conference.  Pendery, along with five others, were cited for outstanding leadership during challenging times.  A feature story was also published in Nation’s Restaurant News, along with a bio and profile on each Golden Chain Award winner.

Contact: Abby Albaum      
First Watch Restaurants, Inc.                
(941) 907-9800

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