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CRDA: Atlantic City Host Awards - Call for Nominations

CRDA: Atlantic City Host Awards - Call for Nominations

January 9, 2020



Karen Martin

Atlantic City Host Awards May 6

~ Nominations now being accepted online ~


Nominations for the 23rd Annual Atlantic City Host Awards are being accepted through Friday, March 20.  The Atlantic City Host Awards honor employees in the tourism and hospitality industry who go above and beyond expectations to enrich the experience of Atlantic City visitors.


Management personnel may nominate any non-managerial employee from their hotel, restaurant, retail, tourism or hospitality-related field, as well as the public sector, in 27 categories.


Nomination forms, as well as a detailed description of each category, can be found at www.njcrda.com.  In order to access the forms, please click on the “2020 Host Award” icon on the right side of the screen.  Nominations may be mailed or delivered to the CRDA at 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.  Alternatively, nomination forms may be emailed to Doreen Prinzo at [email protected].  All nominations must be received no later than Friday, March 20.  The Host Awards Selection 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 ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 6 in the Adrian Phillips Theater at Jim Whelan 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. Tickets are priced at $65 for an individual, and tables of ten are priced at $650.


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 Casino Host; 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.


For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact Doreen Prinzo, Marketing Partnership Manager at 609-449-7156, or email at [email protected].


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About the CRDA:
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City.  CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com.  Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.