FRLA Restaurant Employee Of The Year Awarded To Sandra Cottrell

[Orlando, Fla] The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) recognized Sandra Cottrell, head server at Half Shell Raw Bar, as the 2019 Restaurant Employee of the Year, at the association’s annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration. The gala, held on Sept. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, honors men and women from around the Read More

Hospitality Industry Workers Honored at FRLA Pinellas ROSE Awards

[Clearwater, Fla] Last Wednesday, Oct. 9, over 160 people gathered at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach for the Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s (FRLA) inaugural ROSE Awards. The ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards honor hospitality industry employees in the region dedicated to excellent customer service. Area hotels, vacation rentals Read More

FRLA Restaurant GM Of The Year Awarded To John Pedaggi

[Orlando, Fla] The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) recognized John Pedaggi, general manager of the Columbia Restaurant Group, as the 2019 Restaurant GM of the Year at the association’s annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration. The gala, held on Sept. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, honors men and women from around the Read More

FRLA Hotel Employee Of The Year Awarded To Karen Padgett

[Orlando, Fla] The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) recognized Karen Padgett, Sales and Catering Coordinator at Doubletree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront, as the 2019 Hotel Employee of the Year, at the association’s annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration. The gala, held on Sept. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, honors men and women Read More

FRLA Hotel GM Of The Year Awarded To Heidi Dennis

[Orlando, Fla] The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) recognized Heidi Dennis, general manager of the Pelican Grand Beach Resort, as the 2019 Hotel GM of the Year at the association’s annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry Celebration. The gala, held on Sept. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, honors men and women from around Read More