Remembering Alan Green of E&A Restaurant Supply

Alan Green, a longtime member of the restaurant industry, died on January 22, 2021. He was 81.

Green has held various positions in the restaurant industry, but spent most of his career at E&A Restaurant Supply, a Plainfield, NJ equipment and supply dealership he founded. Green retired from the company in 2019, after spending 50 years with the dealership.

Green was an active member of the restaurant industry and during his career garnered various accolades. He received the Circle of Excellence award from SEFA, a dealer-based catering equipment and supplies buying group. And the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award. And the New Jersey Restaurant Association has awarded E&A Restaurant Supply its Dealer of the Year award seven times over the years. Additionally, the American Jewish Committee awarded Green its National Human Relations Award in 2008.

Green is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara; his children, Joel Green and Lori Trachtenberg; one sister, Linda Green and three loving grandchildren.

Services will be private.

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