Agar's Bressler Inducted to Massachusetts Hospitality Hall of Fame

TAUNTON, MA - Alan Bressler, former ceo of Agar, one of the largest New England independent foodservice distributorships based here, has been selected by the National Restaurant Association as the Massachusetts Hospitality Hall of Fame inductee, the distributorship announced.

"AGAR is a family business," said Karen Bressler, ceo, who will introduce her father during the Hall of Fame Awards presentation. "My father's vision guided Agar towards stability and growth. I am honored to continue the tradition of supplying area restaurants with high quality products and keeping AGAR on the cutting edge. My goal is to keep Agar at the forefront of the foodservice industry thru excellent service, offering top nationally-branded meat and grocery products, deep customer relationships and enthusiastic employees. It's thanks to Alan that we stand today as an industry leader."

The Hall of Fame was established to recognize individuals who have exhibited extraordinary dedication to the hospitality industry in Massachusetts. The awards will be presented at the 15th Annual Massachusetts Hall of Fame Awards Dinner held on Monday, Nov. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Anthony's Pier 4 Boston. Joining Bressler as inductees will be Robert Bonin of the Ground Round in Shrewsbury, Brian McCarthy of Kelly's Roast Beef in Saugus and Jasper White of Jasper White's Summer Shack in Boston.

Agar was established more than 60 years ago as a meat distributor by Karl Bressler, Alan's father. For a recent ID Report article

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