Homework Question on Awards For Food Industries
- What are the awards available for food industry?
- What is the significance of those awards?
- Who/which agency gives those awards?
- How food companies are selected for those awards? Or what are the selection criterions?
- Which are the companies received those awards since 2010?
Homework Answer on Awards For Food Industries
One of the globally-recognized awards in the food industry is the Michelin Star awards which gives star ratings ranging from one to four hotels based on excellence of services as reviewed by anonymous reviewers or inspectors (Harrington par. 4). Some of the past winners of this award which can also be lost through downgrading include Per Se (2010), Eleven Madison Park (2012), Chef’s Table (2014) all in New York, The Restaurant (2011), Benu (2014) and Saison (2014) both in San Francisco.
AAA Five Diamond Award is awarded by American Automobile Association. The system is based on diamond ratings ranging from one to five. Upon registration and inspection by the organization’s reviewers, restaurants and lodgings are awarded the diamond ratings (Harrington par. 3). Winners include Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill (2011) in Miami, Deuxave (2013) in Boston, The Painted Lady (2011) in Newberg and Blackbird (2011) in Chicago and Gabriel Kreuther (2016) in New York (Julie Hall n.pag; AAA n.pag).
Forbes Travel Guide Star Award are conferred by Forbes Magazine, one of the world’s leading business and finance magazines. They are offered upon careful inspection by anonymous reviewers after payment of a subscription fee. The awards primarily focus on hotels that have already been awarded four or five star ratings by other organizations. Such accolades have been awarded to Kai Restaurant in Arizona, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Tucson, The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles (5-star), Il Terrazzo in Scottsdale and The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles (4-star) (Forbes n.pag).