9/6/12 505-343-9848

New Mexico Restaurant Association to Present Annual Hospitality Industry Awards

(Albuquerque, NM) The New Mexico Restaurant Association will be presenting their annual Hospitality Industry Awards for Restaurateur, Manager, Chef, and Restaurant Neighbor of the Year on September 24 at the Hotel Albuquerque in Albuquerque.

New this year is the Employee Excellence Award, which will honor exemplary employees in the Front-of-the-House category and in the Back-of-the-House category. Over 500 restaurateurs and industry representatives are expected for the annual event.

“The New Mexico restaurant industry is known for its hospitality and service worldwide. We gather together each year to acknowledge this service commitment by honoring the very best of our industry. It is just a small token of our appreciation to these people who make our industry so special”, said Carol Wight, CEO of the New Mexico Restaurant Association.

Register online at www.nmrestaurants.org or call 505-343-9848 to register.


The New Mexico Restaurant Association’s mission is to empower the food and beverage industry by promoting and protecting common values and interests. It has more than 1,000 members in 111 cities all over New Mexico, who join together for meetings, seminars and the hospitality industry awards to honor the industry’s top achievers. It has actively represented and promoted the food service industry in New Mexico since 1946.