Florida’s Lodging & Hospitality Association of Volusia County Recognizes This Year’s Outstanding Employees and Hospitality Students

/Florida’s Lodging & Hospitality Association of Volusia County Recognizes This Year’s Outstanding Employees and Hospitality Students

Florida’s Lodging & Hospitality Association of Volusia County Recognizes This Year’s Outstanding Employees and Hospitality Students

|2019-10-14T12:36:09-05:00October 11th, 2019|

The Lodging and Hospitality Association of Volusia County held its Annual Employee Appreciation & Scholarship Luncheon at Café 101, located in the Mori Hosseini College of Hospitality and Culinary Management on the campus of Daytona State College.

Over 180 people attended the event that recognized employees in the hospitality industry and presented six Hospitality Students from both Bethune-Cookman University and Daytona State College with scholarships. The Culinary and Hospitality students at Daytona State College prepared and served the three-course meal.

Employees of the Year winners were:

HOTEL CATEGORY WINNER

Hilton Oceanfront
Food and Beverage
Joe Rotondi

Hard Rock Hotel
Valet
Joe Ramirez

Hard Rock Hotel
Guest Service
Jose Jimenez

Best Western – Speedway
Executive Housekeeper
Deborah Moore

Holiday Inn & Suites
Executive Housekeeper
Shirley Neal

Perry’s Resort
Front Desk
Michelle Grabusky

Holiday Inn & Suites
Beverage/Bar
Marla Homan

Hilton Garden Inn
Front Desk
Murray Fagan

Ocean Breeze
Engineering
Don Zeigler

Hilton Garden Inn – Airport
Engineering
Don Zeigler

Ocean Breeze
Room Attendant
Brenda White

Hampton Inn Speedway
Room Attendant
Fanny Lopez

Hampton Inn Deland
Sales
Samantha Burke

Sun Viking Lodge
Guest Service
Larry Anthony

The Ocean Center
Outstanding Employee of the Year
Darrien Braggs

Hard Rock Hotel
Outstanding Employee of the Year
Linda “Tator” Adams

The Hospitality Scholarship winners from Bethune-Cookman University were LaQuaya Bethell, Gabriel Mason, and Asia Clark.

The Hospitality Scholarship winners from Daytona State College winners were Storm England, Zachary Urban, and Sophia Gau.

Bob Davis, President/CEO of the Hotel & Lodging Association with over 50 years in the hospitality stated this was one of his proudest moments to honor those in this great industry.

About Lodging & Hospitality Association of Volusia County

The Lodging & Hospitality Association of Volusia County was previously known as The Halifax Area Lodging Association Inc. It was established in 1984. From its earliest days, it provided a vehicle for cooperation among all members of the hotel industry.

We act in behalf of the mutual and cooperative interests of the Lodging and Hospitality industries by endeavoring to establish and maintain an optimum level of good public relations in the area.

Contact: Bob Davis EO / President

[email protected]/386-299-0771

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