It's hard to picture Steve Jayson as a dishwasher.
The corporate executive chef at Universal Parks & Resorts and his team brought to life some of the most iconic food and beverages in pop culture such as Harry Potter's Butterbeer and The Simpson's Krusty Burger.
Based in Orlando, Jayson will be recognized on Friday, Nov. 4, with a Dick Pope Legacy Award, given to those instrumental in Central Florida's hospitality and tourism industries.
Other honorees include the late golfer and philanthropist Arnold Palmer, the late Visit Orlando CEO Gary Sain and John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida.
"Just to be recognized alongside [Palmer] and the...