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NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED ONLINE FOR THE 19TH ANNUAL ATLANTIC CITY HOST AWARDS
~ Awards Ceremony to take place May 4 ~
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – (Thursday, January 21, 2016) – The 19th Annual Atlantic City Host and Spirit of Hospitality Awards, which honors employees in the tourism and hospitality industry who enhance the experience for visitors to Atlantic City, is now accepting nominations in all 27 categories from management personnel only who wish to enter a non-managerial employee from a hotel, restaurant, retail, tourism or hospitality-related field, as well as the public sector.
2016 nomination forms are now available, along with detailed descriptions of each category, and can be found at www.njcrda.com. Click on the 2016 Host Award icon on the right. Nomination forms may be typed directly from your computer, or a word document is available by contacting Jacqueline Carole at 609-449-7174. All nominations may be mailed, emailed or delivered to the CRDA, 2314 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 and received no later than Tuesday, March 15. The nomination committee, which is comprised of hospitality and business professionals, will review all submissions in confidence, and up to five (5) finalists will be chosen in each category.
This year’s Annual Host Awards will take place on Wednesday, May 4 in the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Historic Boardwalk Hall. All finalists receive two complimentary tickets to the event while family, friends and co-workers are invited to purchase additional tickets to attend the event and support their nominee.
Nominations are being accepted in the following categories: Best Server, Fine Dining, non-casino; Best Server, Casual Dining, non-casino; Best Server, Fine Dining Casino Restaurant; Best Server, Casual Dining Casino Restaurant; Best Server, Banquet/Catering; Best Food and Beverage Support; Best Bartender; Best Host/Hostess; Best Visitor Information Service Personnel (Thomas G. Henning Award); Best Retail Sales Associate; Best Valet; Best Door Person; Best Bell Person; Best Room Service Personnel; Best Butler; Best Room Attendant/Housekeeper; Best Food Production Personnel; Best Guest Services/Concierge; Best Heart/Back of the House Personnel; Best Reservationist; Best Security Personnel; Best Casino Games Personnel (Ray Kot Award); Best Casino Support Personnel; Best Public Area Personnel; Best Cashier; Best Cocktail Server; and Best Spa Personnel.
All proceeds from this event benefit the CRDA Foundation, Inc., which is a non-profit 501 C3 public charity that is committed to providing financial and in-kind assistance to initiatives that enhance Atlantic City’s standing as a first-class destination resort. The Foundation supports efforts to expand multi-cultural tourism and hospitality interests in the Atlantic City region.
For more information, please contact Jacqueline Carole, Chairperson, Atlantic City Host Awards at 609-449-7174.
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The CRDA/ACCVA Foundation Inc. is classified as a public charity, which is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions made to it are deductible under section 170 of the code. The amount of the contribution that is deductible for Federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of the amount of any money and the value of any property other than money contributed by the donor over the value of the goods or services provided by the organization.
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