Thad and Alice Eure Ambassador of Hospitality Award

Celebrating Achievement and Leadership

The Thad and Alice Eure Ambassador of Hospitality 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.

The award is named for Thad and Alice Eure who generously gave their time and resources to serve their community and the hospitality industry.

Consideration will be given to a nominee who serves as a company Chairperson, CEO, President or Senior Executive for his or her lifetime achievement in the hospitality industry. Individuals will meet the following criteria.

  1. Possesses high stature and recognition in the hospitality industry.
  2. Has shown extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of the industry
  3. Is a respected spokesperson and a positive role model to young people considering careers in the restaurant/foodservice/hospitality industry.
  4. Is an advocate of the NRAEF mission and uses his/her leadership in the industry to enhance the stature of the industry through community service and philanthropy.

Honoring Awardees