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Hundreds Gather for “Stars of the Industry” Annual Awards

More than 600 hospitality members gathered at the Rhode Island Hospitality Association’s (RIHA) 24th annual “Stars of the Industry” Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on December 3, 2014 at Twin River Casino. The event recognizes the outstanding achievements of members of the hospitality, foodservice and tourism industry, and provides a timely look at the state of the industry, as well as a glimpse into the issues that are poised to affect the industry in 2015. M.S. Walker was named Vendor of the Year; Nick Rabar of Avenue N America Kitchen was named Chef of the Year; Hospitality Ambassador of the Year went to Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello, among dozens of awards to hotel, hospitality, restaurant, tourism and allied industry employees and advocates.

Photos provided by RI Hospitality Association. By Richard Kirizian.

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