The Rhode Island Hospitality Association announced the date of its 2016 “Stars of the Industry” Awards Gala: Wednesday, November 30. The annual “Stars of the Industry” awards ceremony was created more than 20 years ago and is hosted by the RI Hospitality Association and RI Hospitality Education Foundation to recognize shining stars in the restaurant and hospitality industries.
More than 500 guests attended last year’s event from across all sectors of the trade. Recipients are nominated by their leaders, co-workers and customers. Awards are given in more than 20 categories. Winners are voted on by the public and elected officials of the board. The event will be held at Twin River Casino and features a vendor showcase, cocktail hour, awards dinner and entertainment. For more information, visit www.rihospitality.org.