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We need your nominations for the Torch and Beacon Awards at WFHE!

 

Torch Award

Torch Award Nomination Form

The word Torch symbolizes many things, including:  Illumination, Energy, Joy, Victory, Enlightenment, Hope and Education.

The Torch Award (presented by the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo and California Restaurant Association) was created to honor outstanding chefs and/or restaurateurs who embody all those qualities and characteristics. These chefs and/or restaurateurs have been chosen because of:  

  • Outstanding knowledge and leadership
  • Philanthropic and community efforts
  • Extraordinary talent and creativity
  • Innovation and Inspiration

Additionally, they would like to honor someone who specifically donates time and energy to charity work and bettering their communities. Someone who serves as an industry leader.

Please consider the following criteria for your nominee:

  • A CRA member
  • Someone who is an example of the CRA ideals of community, family, opportunity
  • Someone who gives back to their community and represents the industry honorably

Beacon Award

Beacon Award Nomination Form

The word Beacon symbolizes many things including a person that illuminates or inspires. 

The Beacon Award, presented on behalf of The Foodservice Council for Women and The Food Shows, was created to recognize a woman leader who has truly served as a Beacon for our industry through her leadership, contributions, and inspiration. 

Please consider the following criteria for your nominee:

  • A CRA member
  • Someone who is a pioneer for women in the industry
  • Someone who gives back to their community and represents the industry honorably

 

Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

Your fascination with food. Your creativity. Your love of people. Your talent for nourishing their bodies and their souls. Imagine 3 days in the heart of Los Angeles — the world’s most entertaining city — where you can focus on all the magic and mystery that attracted you to food in the first place. Give yourself the gift of learning! From the art of ancient grains to the latest in lighting for Instagram, from the fine points of fermentation to designing smart kitchens, from veggie-centric dining to the prospect of delivery by drone. Spark your creative appetite and turn your passion for the industry into a sustainable business.

Whether you’re an independent owner, quick-serve restaurant operator, chef, caterer, baker, bar or nightclub operator, hospital, hotel or commercial foodservice personnel — join us August 25-27, 2019, at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Join 9,000+ of your peers at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, where you’ll have access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, the best in business education and 450 of the leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community — all under one roof.

Spark your creative appetite and celebrate your passion for the profession!

 

Visit WFHE website to learn more

 

Now accepting submissions for presenting faculty for our 2019 Education Program. We are seeking talented speakers who are objective, dynamic and have boundless enthusiasm for sharing their expertise and knowledge.

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