Contact: David Zuba, Publicist, Media Relations/Communications
NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED ONLINE FOR THE 18TH ANNUAL ATLANTIC CITY HOST AND SPIRIT OF HOSPITALITY AWARDS
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – (Wednesday, January 21, 2015) – The 18th Annual Atlantic City Host and Spirit of Hospitality Awards, which honors employees in the tourism and hospitality industry who enhance the experience for visitors to Atlantic City, is now accepting nominations in all 27 categories from management personnel only who wish to enter a non-managerial employee from a hotel, restaurant, retail, tourism or hospitality-related field, as well as the public sector.
Nomination forms may be found at http://www.njcrda.com/foundation-program/host-awards/ along with detailed descriptions of each category. Nomination forms may be typed and printed directly from your computer while hard copies are available by contacting Jacqueline Carole at 609-449-7174. All nominations must be mailed or delivered to the CRDA, 2314 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 and received no later than Monday, March 23. The nomination committee, which is comprised of hospitality and business professionals, will review all submissions in confidence.
This year’s Annual Host Awards will take place on Wednesday, May 6 in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Historic Boardwalk Hall. All finalists receive two complimentary tickets to the event while family, friends and co-workers are invited to purchase additional tickets to attend the event and support their nominee.
Nominations are being accepted in the following categories: Best Server, Fine Dining, non-casino; Best Server, Casual Dining, non-casino; Best Server, Fine Dining Casino Restaurant; Best Server, Casual Dining Casino Restaurant; Best Server, Banquet/Catering; Best Food and Beverage Support; Best Bartender; Best Host/Hostess; Best Visitor Information Service Personnel (Thomas G. Henning Award); Best Retail Sales Associate; Best Valet; Best Door Person; Best Bell Person; Best Room Service Personnel; Best Butler; Best Room Attendant/Housekeeper; Best Food Production Personnel; Best Guest Services/Concierge; Best Heart/Back of the House Personnel; Best Reservationist; Best Security Personnel; Best Casino Games Personnel (Ray Kot Award); Best Casino Support Personnel; Best Public Area Personnel; Best Cashier; Best Cocktail Server; and Best Spa Personnel.
For more information, please contact Jacqueline Carole, Chairperson, Atlantic City Host Awards at 609-449-7174.
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About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) www.njcrda.com
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents statewide, investing over $2.1 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA responsibilities expanded to include Land Use Regulation, Clean and Safe initiatives, group and leisure tourism marketing, attracting and retaining conventions and meetings at the Atlantic CityConvention Center and Boardwalk Hall, and partnership with the Atlantic City Alliance to brand and market Atlantic City. CRDA is the first destination marketing organization in New Jersey to achieve prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation by the Destination Marketing Association International.
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