In addition to recognition at the Chairman’s & Industry Awards Event, award winners will also receive statewide marketing exposure in the form of press releases, recognition on the ORA website, in a la Carte and News Bites.
Nomination forms will be accepted until May 30, 2016.
2016 Outstanding Restaurateur Award: A restaurateur recognized for his/her extraordinary contributions to the restaurant industry – a leader that implements innovative ideas, demonstrates passion for the industry and their community.
2016 Outstanding Purveyor Award: A company recognized for its exceptional service to the restaurant community.
2016 Outstanding Public Official Award: This award honors public officials who fight for the best interest of small business owners and the restaurant community.
The Claude F. Morton, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award: The ORA’s highest award recognizes one restaurateur for exceptional lifetime service to the restaurant industry and his/her community. Nominees must have been an ORA member for 10 or more years.
To nominate yourself or a peer, please complete the official nomination form. To complete the form online, CLICK HERE, or to download the pdf file, CLICK HERE. Each area of the form, including the narrative, must be completed to be considered for nomination. Nominees must be an ORA member in good standing. For full award criteria, please see the nomination form.
If you have any questions, contact ORA Director of Project Services Bradie Berry at (877) 265-7469.