Spokane Chapter Gala Award Recipients

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The annual Washington Restaurant Association “Celebrating Community” Spokane Chapter Awards Gala took place Tuesday, February 8, 2016 at The Lincoln Center. The evening was filled with members from the hospitality industry enjoying music, mingling, a silent auction and industry awards. This year’s industry award recipients were:

Supplier Person of the Year: Dale Piper, The Odom Corporation

Supplier Company of the Year: Charlie’s Produce

Front of the House: Mary Cochran, The Hampton Inn

Back of the House: Bob Rogers, Northern Quest Resort & Casino

Bartender of the Year: Jeanette Garcia, Max at Mirabeau Restaurant & Lounge

Quick Service Restaurant: Arby’s Roast Beef

Casual Restaurant: The Boiler Room

Fine Dining: Masselow’s Steakhouse

Special Recognition Awards:

Dorene Brown, Rogers High School: Retiring after 25 years of teaching hospitality/culinary and 15 years teaching ProStart

Kimberly Kamel, Attorney-at-law with Witherspoon Kelley Law Firm: For her support of the Spokane Chapter and the countless times she has spoken to the group about employment law issues