Best Server, Fine Dining in a restaurant Candidates from a la carte full-service food restaurants, including bar service staff.
Best Server, Casual Dining in a restaurant Candidates from a la carte full-service food restaurants, including bar service staff.
Best Server, Banquet Catering Candidates serving banquet meal functions in casinos, resort hotels, free-standing restaurants, or off-premise catering.
Best Food and Beverage Support Candidates from food service personnel including dishwashers, bus persons bar porters and banquet set-up who assist wait staff in casinos, resort hotels or free-standing restaurants.
Best Bartender Candidates from taverns, casinos, resort hotels, free-standing restaurants, or off-premise catering.
Best Host/Hostess Candidates include seaters, greeters from casinos, resort hotels or free-standing restaurants, clubs, and free-standing entertainment venues.
Best Visitor Information/Concierge/Service Personnel (Thomas G. Henning Award) Candidates from guest contact positions at Atlantic City/County attractions, parks, recreation facilities, guest relations and information desks, concierge or concierge-related positions and Boardwalk Ambassadors.
Best Retail Sales Associate Candidates from retail stores directly serving the customer.
Best Valet Candidates in valet positions at restaurant, resort hotels or casinos.
Best Door/Bell Person Candidates in door or bell positions at restaurant, resort hotels or casinos.
Best Room Service Personnel Candidates from resort hotels and casino hotels responsible for setting up and delivering in room dining food orders. This does not include order takers.
Best Casino Host Candidates include casino hosts, hostess, and loyalty program personnel.
Best Room Attendant/Housekeeper Candidates who clean guest rooms in casino hotels, resort hotels, and motels.
Best Food Production Personnel Candidates from free-standing restaurants, casino hotels, or resort hotels that directly cook, maintain food safety standards and support kitchen food production personnel (line cooks, pastry cooks, pantry workers), or food attendants who service complimentary food/beverage operations at limited-service properties.
Best “Heart of the House” Personnel Candidates from casinos, resort hotels or free-standing restaurants who directly support front-line customer contact personnel. Positions include housekeeping house persons, laundry personnel, banquet set-up, bar backs, shift engineers, assistants, maintenance personnel, etc.
Best Reservationist Candidates from direct contact positions within a casino or resort hotel, i.e., front desk and reservations personnel.
Best Security Personnel Candidates from security positions, including emergency medical technicians, within a casino or resort hotel who directly interface with guests.
Best Casino Table Games Personnel (The Ray Kot Award) Candidates include games dealer, poker, race book, casino, roulette and keno.
Best Slot Personnel Candidates include slot attendants, slot technicians, slot cashiers.
Best Casino Support Personnel Candidates include pit clerk, casino credit clerks and hard/soft count attendants.
Best Public Area Personnel Candidates from resort hotels and casinos including EVS attendants, public area cleaners, and facilities/maintenance/grounds keeping personnel.
Best Cashier Candidates from restaurants, resort hotels, casino hotels, attractions, and transportation authorities, includes hotel cashiers, food and beverage cashiers, parking cashiers, valet cashiers, casino/cage cashiers, and toll collectors.
Best Cocktail Server Candidates include servers from the casino floor, lounges and showroom.
Best Spa Personnel Candidates include spa concierge, spa receptionist, attendants, hair/nail technicians, aestheticians, massage therapists and pool attendants.
Best Facilities Operations Candidates include trades, carpenters, engineers, boiler room workers, electricians, locksmiths, and painters.
Best Sports Book/I-Gaming Personnel Candidates include those who work or support sports books and I-gaming.
Entertainment Support Candidates include those working in staging, technical support, production, audio/visual, and lighting.