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HRA Employee Appreciation and Excellence Awards

Download nomination form here

The Hawaii Restaurant Association is pleased to announce a program that allows restaurateurs and managers to recognize and publicly honor exceptional employees of restaurants and other food service operations, in two categories:

  FRONT OF THE HOUSE

and

BACK OF THE HOUSE

  

This is your opportunity to nominate your “Best of the House” on your staff.  Awards will be given for non-management/non-supervisory positions in these two categories.

 

An independent committee will evaluate performance/service that goes above and beyond the nominee’s normal job responsibilities, outstanding and unusual service to the restaurant, to the guest, and/or to the community.

 

Nomination Rules  

General Rules for All Categories

1. All employees must be nominated by a manager or supervisor for work done in the calendar year 2014.

2. Participants may submit one entry – per category – per restaurant or allied member.

3. All nominees must currently be employed at the restaurant making the nomination and not a concession or outside source.

4. Nomination should be written in a maximum of 300 words on the Nomination page or written form then emailed to co-chair Gregg Fraser at gregg.fraser@hawaiirestaurant.org . If you need help to complete, call co-chair Jan Kaeo at 258-4296 or email at

Jan-Kaeo@hawaii.rr.com  

Nomination Points

  • Explain why nominee should be honored for his/her exemplary service.
  • Be very specific and detailed in your nomination by citing the many examples of why your nominee is the “best.”
  • Remember, judges do not personally know your nominee.
  • Submit one original, and please be sure the name of the nominee and the category are selected on the submission form.
  • Also, please attach any guest comment cards, letters, news clippings, and other support materials along with the entry form, and one color head-shot photo of the nominee.
  • Contact Maria Tucker, Nomination Committee Co-chair, for assistance in completing the nomination forms and/or taking pictures of the nominated staff @ alohagourmet@hotmail.com