Nominations in Full Bloom for 11th Annual ROSE Awards

[Jacksonville, Fla] The Northeast Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is seeking nominations for the 11th Annual ROSE Awards. The ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards honor hospitality champions in the Northeast Florida region who are dedicated to excellent customer service. These are the employees who make guests’ experiences smooth and seamless and often go unnoticed. To nominate an individual in any of the 25 categories, employers can visit the FRLA website to access the nomination application. The deadline for submissions is Feb 4.


“It is wonderful to honor some of the best in hospitality at an event like the ROSE Awards,” says Regional Director for the Northeast Chapter of FRLA Nicole Chapman. “One night out of the year, more than 500 industry employees gather for an evening of peer recognition. Every one of the nominees brings the highest level of passion for service, and the ROSE Awards are a chance for the most outstanding professionals in our region to be recognized by their peers.”


Outstanding front-line hospitality nominees must meet the following requirements:

  • Work in a hospitality business in Northeast Florida (Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns counties)
  • Be a line employee
  • Work at said business for at least 90 days prior to the nomination deadline
  • Be dependable, passionate, and committed to customers
  • Serve as a role model to peers

The ROSE Awards will take place Feb 26 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Tickets are available for purchase here.


For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact FRLA Northeast Chapter Director, Nicole Chapman at 904-574-2259 or