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Industry Awards

Celebrating Excellence

We recognize and celebrate outstanding leaders and innovators who have made lasting contributions to the industry through education, diversity and community service.

2014 Award Winners announced

Faces of Diversity Award

In partnership with PepsiCo Foodservice, the Faces of Diversity Award honors individuals in the restaurant industry who have realized the American Dream through hard work, determination and enterprise.

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Restaurant Neighbor Award

In partnership with American Express, the Restaurant Neighbor Award promotes restaurants’ roles as cornerstones of their communities, and highlights their efforts to improve quality of life.

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Thad and Alice Eure Ambassador

The AOH Award is the premiere award bestowed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation to an individual who has shown extraordinary achievement and exemplary leadership in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

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