Hospitality Industry Awards - Archive

Oregon’s hospitality industry is brimming with outstanding individuals who go above and beyond, raising the bar for excellence in performance, service and commitment to the industry. As a highlight of ORLA’s Annual Convention, the Hospitality Industry Awards recognize the exemplary performance and qualities that set the high standards for the entire industry to achieve.

2015 Hospitality Industry Award Recipients
  • Restaurateur of the Year:
    David A. Burnett, Crossroads Restaurant Group / Oswego Grill - watch video
  • Lodging Operator of the Year:
    Masudur Khan, Seaside Lodging LLC - watch video
  • Allied Member of the Year:
    Nicky USA, Inc. - watch video
Read more on the 2015 winners.

2014 Hospitality Industry Award Recipients
  • Restaurateur of the Year:
    Stephanie Pearl Kimmel, Marche, Eugene - watch video
  • Lodging Operator of the Year:
    Craig Thompson, Hotel Monaco, Portland - watch video
  • Industry Achievement Award:
    Michael Mills, D. Michael Mills, Lawyer PC - watch video
  • Allied Member of the Year:
    Portland Roasting Coffee, Portland - watch video
Read more on the 2014 winners.

2013 Hospitality Industry Award Recipients
  • Restaurateur of the Year (pictured):
    Bruce Carey, Bruce Carey Restaurants - play video
  • Lodging Operator of the Year:
    Chris Erickson, The Heathman Hotel in Portland - play video
  • Allied Member of the Year:
    S.D. Deacon General Contractor - play video

Read the press release on the 2013 winners.


To nominate a restaurateur, lodging operator or vendor for next year's awards, contact Director of Communications, Lori Little, at LLittle@OregonRLA.org.