SilverChef: recognizing Canadian foodservice entrepreneurs through national awards program
Restaurants, caterers, bars, hotels and other foodservice and hospitality entrepreneurs across Canada are invited to enter before January 15, 2020!
Entry to the awards is open to all foodservice and hospitality operators across Canada, free of charge.
To enter or nominate someone for an award, go to The SilverChef Hospitality Awards.
The closing date for entries into the awards is January 15th, 2020, and finalists will be announced on February 5th, one month prior to RC Show 2020, the nation’s largest hospitality tradeshow. Be recognized and win up to $20,000 in commercial equipment.
The SilverChef Hospitality Awards will recognize entrepreneurs across Canada who are advancing the hospitality sector, acknowledges and rewards the hard work of foodservice entrepreneurs who are setting new standards in the areas of innovation, sustainability, social responsibility and impact. SilverChef will award each winner $5,000 of commercial equipment to help grow their business.
Robert Phelps is the president of SilverChef. “Over the last 33 years we’ve seen the unique challenges faced by hard-working hospitality entrepreneurs. That’s why we created these awards—to acknowledge and reward those who are advancing Canada’s hospitality sector and shaping the future of the industry,” says Phelps. “SilverChef has supported over 30,000 hospitality owners globally and I am looking forward to seeing the award entries that will highlight the fantastic success from some of Canada’s most innovative and brightest entrepreneurs,” Phelps continued.
There are four awards available under the following categories:
Hospitality operators who give back either through charitable giving or hiring practices that impact their local communities.
Entrepreneur of the Year:
New businesses that have introduced something exciting, either with technology or service offering. This award recognizes the obstacles faced by hospitality entrepreneurs, and highlights the winner’s achievements in their first year of business.
Establishments that have made the largest leap forward in terms of sustainability or environmental conservation (e.g. food waste management).
The awards judging committee is comprised of industry peers, veterans, and mentors including President and CEO of Restaurants Canada, Shanna Munro and MENU Magazine’s managing editor Stacey Newman.
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the RC Show 2020 on March 3rd, 2020, in Toronto. All finalists will receive complimentary admission to RC Show 2020, but will not need to be present or exhibiting at the show to qualify or win.
Learn more about our judges and the awards, by following along on Instagram @silverchefca, on Facebook at SilverChef Canada or with the hashtag #ImpactfulHospitality.
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