The Rhode Island Hospitality Association recently picked three Cranston business people to be honored as "Stars of the Industry" at an awards ceremony at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
Sue Vieira, general manager of Mardi Gras Multi Club, Amy Cordeiro of the RI Hospitality Education Foundation and Bill Smith, executive Chef at Twin Oaks all carry "tremendous accomplishments" said Dale J. Venturini, president and CEO of RIHA.
"Their achievements go far in making the hospitality industry one of the most successful, strengthening the industry’s position as the cornerstone of the state’s economy and the community.”
Viero was recognized as Tourism Employee of the Year.
Cordeiro was recognized as Teacher of the Year.
Smith was recognized as Chef of the Year.
The awards don't just represent the winners' major personal accomplishements and career devotion. It also highlights their community involvement.