Industry Spotlight Awards Call for Nominations

March 31, 2017



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 an Industry Spotlight Award. This is THE event of the year that celebrates the outstanding people in our industry.

NOMINATIONS DUE MARCH 31, 2017.

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT AWARDS ON JUNE 27, 2017 AT THE HANGAR AT STANLEY MARKETPLACE!

To nominate someone complete the online form here.


Awards will be presented at the Industry Spotlight Awards on June 27 and include:

Colorado Foodservice Hall of Fame (Open to Anyone)

The Hall of Fame award has been presented annually since 1978. Candidates are chosen on the basis of their career-long achievements and contributions to the foodservice industry and their community. 

Noel & Tammy Cunningham Humanitarian Award (CRA Members Only)
An individual has demonstrated the spirit of humanity through volunteer work, advocacy, leadership, and philanthropy nationally and/or around the world. 

Exceptional Newcomer - Signature Dish Award (CRA Members Only)
An individual “new on the scene” who is making extraordinary contributions in the hospitality industry and in the community, demonstrating leadership and innovation. Individuals with five or less years of experience in the hospitality industry are eligible for nomination. 

Philanthropist - Signature Dish Award (CRA Members Only)
An individual whose outstanding civic and charitable giving sets a philanthropic example for others in their community. 

Outstanding Professional - Signature Dish Award (CRA Members Only)
An individual recognized throughout the industry as a leader for implementing innovative ideas, serving as a mentor, and demonstrating passion for the industry and community. 

Regional Outstanding Professional - Signature Dish Award (CRA Members Only)
An individual who is making extraordinary contributions in the hospitality industry and in their community, demonstrating leadership and innovation. This award is intended for individuals outside the Denver Metro area. Individuals with demonstrated experience in the hospitality industry are eligible for nomination. 

Outstanding Media Professional - Signature Dish Award (Open to Anyone)
An individual in the media that has shown leadership and support of the hospitality industry.

Best Restaurant Design Award (Open to Anyone)
A restaurant that showcases their space through a unique design. Please submit photos along with the nomination by emailing nthompson@corestaurant.org.


View all the 2016 & 2015 winners here: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5Y_0bGfwo-7qwvzxhOV65Q


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