Win $10,000: Apply Today for the 2020 Restaurant Neighbor Award, Faces of Diversity Award, and Ambassador of Hospitality Award. 

Is your restaurant one of the 90% of restaurants doing charitable work in their community? Are you living the American Dream thanks to your work in the restaurant industry? Tell us how your restaurant gives back or share your story of success, and you could win one of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s prestigious Restaurant Industry Awards.

The Restaurant Neighbor Award, sponsored by American Express, recognizes restaurants for outstanding community service. The Faces of Diversity American Dream Award, sponsored by PepsiCo Foodservice, celebrates diversity of the industry and honors three individuals who have realized the American Dream. The Ambassador of Hospitality Award, sponsored by Ecolab, honors lifetime achievement and service to the industry. 

More than $30,000 will be awarded to charities around the country in recognition of the Restaurant Neighbor Award winners and $7,500 in scholarships will support hospitality students pursuing through the Faces of Diversity Awards. Winners will be recognized in March of 2020 at an awards celebration in Washington, DC. 

“The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse in the country, employing more minority managers than any other business sector,” Nevada Restaurant Association “It is also one of the most charitable in the United States. To shine the spotlight on the important role the industry plays in improving the quality of life, the NRAEF is now accepting applications for these prestigious awards.”

These awards honor those members of the restaurant industry that best represent its commitment to diversity and charitable giving. 
Nominations are due October 7, 2019.