Famous People in Food and Beverage Industry

Success in the food and beverage industry does not come easy, and it can mean different from one operator to the other. Some just want to make a living, while others may set loftier goals to maximize their market share. No matter what success means to you, basics of this industry never change. These inspiring stories of successful people in food and beverage will let you know how some people excelled in this industry, and what they focused upon.

  • Colonel Sanders Story

    Profile Colonel Harland David Sanders was an American businessman and was best-known for founding the popular fast-food chicken product chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (or KFC)....
  • Nick Caporella Story

    Profile Nick A Caporella is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the famed soft drink-maker National Beverage Corp based in South Florida, USA and is estimated have an annual compensation of around $6.46 m. Nick Caporella has held these positions at Nat...
  • Tony Tan Story - An Inspirational Journey from Ice-Cream parlour Owner to Biggest Food Corp. Giant in Phillipines

    Tony Tan Caktiong is the Founder of Jollibee, one of the biggest fast food chains of Philippines. He owns approximately 1500 stores all over the world that include the Red Ribbon, Greenwich, Mang Inasal, Manong Pepe's, Tita Frita Uling Uling, Chowking. ...

  • Sam Goi Story

    Profile Sam Goi Seng Hui is the executive chairman of Tee Yih Jia Foods. He is famous as Singapore's "Popiah King". Sam Goi sells 'popiah' skins, a thin pancake made from wheat flour. He was the biggest sole shareholder in Sup...
  • Paul Prudhomme Success Story

    Profile Paul Prudhomme was an American celebrity chef. He was widely known for his cooking of Louisiana Creole cuisine. His cuisines blended with French, Spanish, West African, Caribbean, German, Italian and Irish influences. Prior to becoming the chef proprietor o...
  • Russ Weiner Success Story

    Red Bull is universally known to be the most preferred kicker drink that practically gives one wings.Not many know that another drink came into foray, giving tough time to Red Bull. Russel ...

  • Jacqueline Mars Success Story

    Jacqueline Mars is the granddaughter of Frank C. Mars and the daughter of Forrest Mars, Sr. Mars, who were the founders of Mars, Incorporated. Forbes ranked her as the 18th Richest American and 36th Richest Person In The World. Mars is one of the top 5 largest privately held c...
  • Howard Schultz Success Story

    To dream by night is to escape your life. To dream by day is to make it happen. Howard Schultz was born on July 19, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York. He did his education in bachelors from Northern Michigan University. He became retail and marketing operations director in 1982. He p...
  • Doug McMillon Success Story

    Some people reach great heights in their career in a short period of time. When a person sets out thinking that there is nothing such as impossible, they tend to achieve great heights. One such success thinking personality is C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of ...

Successful people have a clear vision of what experience their business will offer, what products it will serve, and serving style it will employ. Those who are not sure cannot serve their customers either. If you are running a restaurant, it’s location should be easily accessible to your guests. Most successful people in the industry have unique brand imagery, which makes them a stand out from the competition. Consumers of this industry are more demanding and knowledgeable, so giving them value is important all in terms of monetary satisfaction, convenience and choices.

Marketing also has a significant role to play in the food and beverage industry. Successful people understand their trade areas, their targeted customers, and the buying behaviors of their consumers. The food or beverage they serve should be high in quality, and healthy as far as possible. Customer interaction and satisfaction is equally important.