2018 Industry Spotlight Awards Call for Nominations

May 15, 2018



Do you have a mentor you have looked up to for years? Or maybe you know of someone who has been doing amazing things in our industry and community. This is your opportunity to nominate them for a Colorado Restaurant Association Award. This is THE best way to celebrate the outstanding people in our industry.

We are making some exciting changes to our awards program this year, in an effort to expand our recognition to include employees that have contributed greatly to the customer experience and positive image of the restaurant industry.



We will hold two separate and distinct awards programs this year.


    
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We are making some exciting changes to our awards program this year, in an effort to expand our recognition to include employees that have contributed greatly to the customer experience and positive image of the restaurant industry.


The Industry Spotlight Awards, held the first evening of the Colorado Restaurant Show, will take place on September 17 at the Colorado Convention Center. This awards program will recognize our Industry Spotlight Awards winners, which will include: 

  • Outstanding Professional – Signature Dish Award
  • Regional Outstanding Professional – Signature Dish Award
  • Exceptional Newcomer – Signature Dish Award
  • Outstanding Media Professional – Signature Dish Award
  • Pinnacol Assurance Safety Award
  • Outstanding Allied Partner Award (New)
  • Stars of the Industry Awards (New):
    • Manager of the Year
    • FOH Employee of the Year
    • BOH Employee of the Year
    • Bartender of the Year
    • Chef of the Year
    • Legacy Employee of the Year

ISA NominateOr get a PDF Form here


DSA Lifetime Achievement

This prestigious awards program celebrates individuals who are devoted to the idea of hospitality and practice it in their daily lives. These individuals are recognized throughout the industry for the significant contributions they made through their leadership, service and dedication to the foodservice industry and community. Awards will be presented at the Colorado Restaurant Association’s Board of Directors Dinner on Tuesday, October 9 at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs.

Awards presented that evening will include:

  • The Distinguished Service Award
  • Hall of Fame Awards
  • The Noel & Tammy Cunningham Humanitarian Award

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Nominations for both awards are due July 6, 2018

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