NRAEF Restaurant Neighbor Award
Applications are now being accepted for the Restaurant Neighbor Award, recognizing outstanding community service programs. Four national winners are chosen: one small business, one-mid-size/large business, one national chain and one Humanitarian of the Year. State finalists are chosen by WRA and then go on to compete for the national awards.
Four national winners receive $5,000 each to support their community efforts as well as an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to receive their award during a gala awards dinner held in April.
Click here apply or to nominate a deserving restaurant. The application deadline is November 24, 2014.
NRAEF Faces of Diversity Award
Applications are currently being accepted for the Faces of Diversity Award, honoring restaurateurs who show enterprise and dedication to realize the American dream and inspire others. The three American Dream awards are for individuals from a historically excluded or protected class (e.g. women, minorities and immigrants). State finalists are chosen by WRA and then compete for the national awards.
Winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to receive their award, as well as a $2,500 scholarship awarded to a deserving student given in their name.
Click here for more information, to apply or to nominate a business for the Faces of Diversity Award. The application deadline is November 24, 2014.
If you're interested in applying or nominating a restaurateur for either award, contact Kate Reiser at WRA at 800-589-3211 or apply online at www.nraef.org/Build-Talent/Industry-Awards.