Now here is your chance to give the Boss the recognition they deserve!

If you are employed in any of the Hospitality and Tourism businesses in Simcoe County you are eligible to nominate someone for any of the following awards:

Accommodations Manager of The Year Award

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to an individual Hotel, Motel or Resort Manager who demonstrates leadership and innovation in the Simcoe County Hospitality industry. The winner will be someone who made a significant contribution to the advancement of the profession and industry through promoting the growth and success of their hospitality team and business.

This individual:

Is employed by/or owns a business that displays an innovative capacity for growth and public acceptance, serving the forward-looking ideas of the industry

Displays honesty and integrity in all practices while dealing with employees, industry partners and the public

Has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the Simcoe County Region’s Hospitality industry

The award will be presented to the winner at the Simcoe ORHMA Hospitality Awards Gala


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Restaurant/Foodservice/Nightclub Manager of the Year

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to an individual restaurant, foodservice, bar or nightclub manager who demonstrates leadership and innovation in the Simcoe County Hospitality industry. The winner will be someone who made a significant contribution to the advancement of the profession and industry through promoting the growth and success of their hospitality team and business.

This individual:

Is employed by/or owns a business that displays an innovative capacity for growth and public acceptance, serving the forward-looking ideas of the industry

Displays honesty and integrity in all practices while dealing with employees, industry partners and the public

Has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the Simcoe County Region’s Hospitality industry

The award will be presented to the winner at the Simcoe ORHMA Hospitality Awards Gala


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Chef/Kitchen Manager of The Year

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to a Chef or Kitchen Manager who has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the culinary arts and food service management. The winner will be someone who made a significant contribution to the advancement of the profession and industry through promoting the growth and success of their hospitality team and business.

This individual:

Has demonstrated leadership and innovation in integrating local foods and sustainable culinary practices

Stimulates the local economy/hospitality industry by supporting regional programs and suppliers

Displays honesty and integrity in all practices while dealing with employees, industry partners and the public

Is employed by a restaurant or a foodservice establishment currently operating in the region OR is an independent owner/operator

The award will be presented to the winner at the Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala


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Hospitality & Tourism Industry Recognition Award

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to an organization or an individual who is a champion of the regional Hospitality and Tourism industry. This organization/individual is a leader in positioning and supporting Simcoe County’s Hospitality and Tourism employers in the national or international arena through promotions, education and business development.

This individual/organization:

Has made significant contributions to the growth and success of regional Hospitality and Tourism industry initiatives

Is a proven leader in supporting Simcoe County’s Hospitality and Tourism industry through media promotions, industry education/training or business development

Is an individual or organization currently operating in the region

The award will be presented to the winner at the Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala


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Industry Supplier of The Year Award

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to an organization or an organizational representative who supports the Hospitality and Tourism establishments by providing a variety of products and exceptional support services.

This individual/organization:

Has contributed to and promotes local Hospitality and Tourism events

Supports industry establishments success through providing exceptional support services, value added programs and quality products

Displays honesty and integrity in all practices while dealing with employees, industry partners and the public

The award will be presented to the winner at the Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala


Heart of House - Exceptional Dedication and Years of Service in Hospitality & Tourism

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to any individual frontline hospitality employee with a 20 year plus working history at a business in Simcoe County. This award is for someone who truly goes above and beyond in their job exemplifying hard work, dedication and a commitment to the industry.   

This individual / organization:

Has contributed to supporting a positive workplace

Supported the establishment through providing exceptional commitment to service

Has shown dedication and commitment to the industry through 20 years or more of consecutive work in hospitality and tourism

This award will be presented to the winner at the Simcoe Hospitality Awards Event


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Back of House – Operations Hero

This award is presented by the Simcoe Region of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association to any back of house employee who has demonstrated commitment and dedication to the daily operations of a Simcoe County resort, hotel or motel. This award is presented to someone who is employed behind the scenes of services and deserves recognition for their outstanding work ethic.

 

The individual:

 Displays a strong commitment to the daily operations and procedures of any Simcoe County resort, hotel or motel

 Can be employed as any of the following; janitor, service technician, maintenance worker, audio-visual equipment technician, landscaper or other relative position

Shows integrity and passion through their service for the success of their employer within the regional Hospitality and Tourism industry

  The award recipient will be selected by the County Warden and presented at the Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala


Hospitality & Tourism Icons and Innovators – Industry Lifetime Achievement

This nominee will be a Hospitality and Tourism owner, operator, manager or educator who is a long-standing leader in the Simcoe County Region’s Hospitality and Tourism industry. This individual could include a public official, education professional, media personality or community leader.

This individual:

Has made long standing contributions to the economic development and growth of the community

Has been a leader in positioning and supporting regional Hospitality and Tourism industry in the local, national and international arena

Shows a commitment to his/her community and giving back through public service and charitable works

Shows a strong foundation in business excellence and personal/professional growth

Displays honesty and integrity in all practices while dealing with employees, industry partners and the public


All Industry award winners are selected by the Simcoe ORHMA award selection committee. To ensure your nomination counts please give as much detail in the nomination as possible.

The top three candidates will be posted after the close of People’s Choice Award voting and winners will be announced at the Simcoe Hospitality Awards Gala on Thursday, April 19th, 2018

If you or your business is interested in supporting this event we have many sponsorship opportunities to fit your budget.