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Awards & Recognition

Awards

We would like to congratulate our clients and employees for their outstanding performance and achievements in the foodservice industry.

Some of our recent achievements include:

  • Employer of Distinction Award presented by New York State Rehabilitation Association
  • New York State Rehabilitation Association 30th Anniversary: NYC Corporate Business Regional Award
  • Black Culinarian’s Alliance 2009 Chairman's Award
  • Food Management Best Concept Awards:
    • Best Menu, 2015: Tiffin
    • Best in Show, 2014: Multiple concepts included including Super Salads, Bird, Bulgogi and World Taco
    • Best Menu, 2013: Paninoteca
    • Best Menu, 2012: Kathi Rolls & Bowls
  • Chef Billy Strynkowski and RA recognized by CNN for their work in foodservice at the US Open Tennis, 2015
  • Chefs Albert Lukas and Jerome Grant, and VP George Conomos were invited by the United States State Department to Ecuador for a culinary exchange. The program was hosted by the SDOUS at the Universidad de Las Américas. The team offered lectures and demos on Native American cuisine and current culinary trends to the students, March 2015
  • Chef Rodolfo Contreras was awarded the Jefferson Evans Award for Culinary Excellence by BCA Global, 2014
  • Chef Billy Strynkowski and RA recognized by Wall Street Journal for their work in foodservice at the US Open Tennis, 2014
  • Chef Tim Buma was awarded the Jefferson Evans Award for Culinary Excellence by BCA Global, 2012

American Museum of Natural History

  • Award of Excellence – Best Food Service Deployment Digital Signage from Digital Screen Media Association, 2012

Bravo Restaurant at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • OpenTable Diners Choice Award in March, April and May 2015
  • Selected eight years in a row for the 2015 Boston awards for Health Food Restaurants
  • Haute Spots for Museum Dining in Boston 2015 by Haute Living
  • The James Beard House has made the decision to personally invite the team on their behalf based upon the presentation of the dinner in 2013 to the 2016 James Beard House Dinner in New York City
  • Named #1 lunch spot in Boston/New England by OpenTable, 2012

Capital One, Richmond VA

  • B&I Culinary Innovator of the Year at West Creek Campus (RA also recognized), January 2016
  • Best corporate cafeteria by Richmond Magazine, August 2014

Hearst’s Café 57

  • Named as “The Most Tantalizing Office Cafeteria” by Ed2010, an independent website about magazine culture, February 2014

Longwood Gardens

  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • OpenTable Diners Choice Awards in the following categories since 2014: Best Overall, Best Service, Best Ambience, Contemporary American, Great for Lunch

Members Dining Room, Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Recognized as a “treasure among thousands” by Forbes Magazine, August 2015
  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2014

Mitsitam Café, National Museum of the American Indian

  • Chef Jerome Grant and Mitsitam Café featured on front page of Food section of Washington Post
  • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2015
  • “People Love Us On Yelp” recognition, 2015
  • Included in Best Museum Restaurants in the world list by Bon Appetit, May 2015
  • Included in America’s Best Restaurants list by Food Republic, May 2015
  • Jerome Grant, Chef of the year runner-up by City Paper, May 2015
  • Included in America’s Best Restaurants by Travel+Leisure, March 2013
  • RAMMY award, 2012

ON20, Hartford, CT

  • OpenTable Diners Choice Award, March 2015

The Wright, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

  • OpenTable Diners' Choice Awards 2015

Our past awards and recognitions include:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Recognized by the Small Business Administration as a recipient of their Best of Boston Award for 2 years consecutively 2008 and 2009
  • Awarded the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for four consecutive years from 2007-2010
  • Awarded the Wine Enthusiast Award of Distinction for three consecutive years from 2008-2010
  • Inducted as an honorary member to the Distinguished Restaurants of North America DiRoNa in 2009
  • Selected by Santé Magazine as a restaurant dining awards recipient with a “Certificate of Achievement”

The Wright, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

  • Awarded the 2011 AIA Los Angeles Restaurant Design Award
  • Awarded the 2010 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Restaurant Design
  • Architect also won the 2010 AIA NY State Design Award for the design of The Wright

Morgan Dining Room at the Morgan Library & Museum

  • Awarded 2 Stars from The New York Times
  • Awarded 4 Stars from Time Out New York

Credit Suisse

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Menu Concept 2011

United States House of Representatives

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Station Concept 2011

Federal Reserve Bank

  • Dedication to Excellence Award, 2011

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

  • Brides Philadelphia Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award, 2011
  • TheKnot.com’s “Best of” selection in the wedding venue category for the Philadelphia/Delaware region, 2011

World Bank Group

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Menu 2010

National Museum of the American Indian

  • Awarded 2nd place in the 2010 Gourmand Global Cookbook Awards in the Local category for The Mitsitam Café Cookbook
  • Awarded Silver Place in Cookbook Design by Pubwest

Longwood Gardens

  • Won Best Mushroom Soup at the 24th annual Mushroom Festival in 2009

Morgan Stanley

  • Awarded a winner in the Whole Grains Challenge sponsored by the Whole Grains Council in the Workplace category

Hearst, McKinsey, Conde Nast

  • Awarded honorable mentions Whole Grains Challenge sponsored by the Whole Grains Council in the Workplace category

Harvard Medical School

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Menu

Google Campus- NYC & CA, RA/Bon Appetit

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best in Show

Cafe 57 at Hearst Publications

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best New Facility

Restaurant Associates' Concept- "Hot out of the Oven"

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Menu

Citigroup

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Renovation

Restaurant Associates Concept- Great American BBQ

  • Awarded the Food Management Magazine Award for Best Management Company Concept

Museum Roof Garden at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Zagat New York City Nightlife, Top Overall Appeal

Zagat Ratings

  • The Morgan Dining Room at The Morgan Library & Museum
  • Roof Terrace at the Kennedy Center
  • Mitsitam Café at the American Museum of American Indian
  • Museum Roof Garden at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Catering by Restaurant Associates