November 2009



IFSEA Announces 2010 Hennessy Traveler

stan gibson, cfe

Mr. Stan Gibson is a graduate of Christ School, Arden, NC and Davidson College, Davidson, NC where he earned a bachelorís degree in Business Administration.After graduation he worked for the General Electric Company in their management training program before entering the restaurant business.In 1972 he embarked on a 25 year career in the restaurant business as an owner and operator. During that time, he remodeled or built five restaurants. After operating as a franchisee for Capriís Family Italian Restaurants, he started his own group of family restaurants called Gimboís in the Greenville, SC area.

Mr. Gibson has taught Applied Food Service Sanitation certification courses at three different technical colleges, is a Master Certified Kansas City BBQ Society judge and trained table captain. He has served as an evaluator of the Department of the Army Connelly Program five times, a U. S. Coast Guard evaluator and a U. S. Air Force John L. Hennessy evaluator (2006).

He has held numerous positions in the International Food Service Association over the past 35 years including: Certified Foodservice Executive (Ruby Level); International Director; Branch Vice-President, Branch