2012 Faces of Diversity Award winner "Queen of Creole Cuisine" Leah Chase
The Faces of Diversity Award is sponsored by PepsiCo Foodservice (a 2013 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show exhibiting company) and celebrates the diversity of the restaurant industry by honoring individuals who have achieved the American Dream.
Application/nomination forms are accepted online at Restaurant.org/Diversity until January 7, 2013.
“As one of the most diverse industries in America, the restaurant industry is full of success stories of people of all cultures and backgrounds who have achieved the American Dream,” said Dawn Sweeney, National Restaurant Association President and CEO. “Our Faces of Diversity Award celebrates the unique stories that make up our industry, and highlights that diversity strengthens the fabric of the restaurant community.”