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March 2014 Airport Revenue News 2014 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator for the seventh consecutive year.
Airport Revenue News 2014 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Food Operator with Highest Regard for Customer Service.
Airport Revenue News 2014 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Best Food & Beverage Brand Operator for Starbucks.
Airport Revenue News 2014 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Best New Food & Beverage Concept for Border Grill and Starbucks Evenings at Los Angeles International Airport.
January 2014 Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful 2013 –Treasure of Tampa Bay, Outstanding Business awarded to HMSHost for demonstrating its commitment to the community through service to those in need.
November 2013 Airports Council International-North America, 2013 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Food and Beverage (Full-Service Concept) – First Place: ICE Dishes & Drinks, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (operated by HMSHost)
Airports Council International-North America, 2013 Airports Concessions Contest, Best ‘Green’ Concession Program or Concept – Second Place: HMSHost Food Donation Program – multiple locations nationwide.
October 2013 Moodie Food & Beverage Awards – Best Airport Wine Bar for Crú at Denver International Airport.
Moodie Food & Beverage Awards – Best Airport Food Court for Concourse F at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) honored HMSHost with the Disability Employment Champions Award for its commitment to hiring and supporting people with disabilities.
August 2013 RED Awards 2013, the premier retail design awards of the New Zealand Retail Interior Association (NZRIA) – HMSHost Europe named International Award Winner for excellence in retail design for Harvest Market at Schiphol International Airport.
May 2013 National Restaurant Association’s 2nd Annual Operator Innovations Awards – HMSHost selected as the Top Innovator in the Menu Development category for the Freedom to Choose Web portal, an online menu platform.  HMSHost was also a finalist in the Food Safety category.
April 2013 Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2013 Business Travel Awards – HMSHost’s Beaudevin was named Best New Airport Bar, and Cowboy Ciao, at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, was named Best New Airport Restaurant.
March 2013 Airport Revenue News 2013 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator for the sixth consecutive year
Airport Revenue News 2013 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Food Operator with Highest Regard for Customer Service
Airport Revenue News 2013 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Best Food/Beverage Brand Operator
Airport Revenue News 2013 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Food Operator Division: Best Restaurant Design for its proprietary Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi at Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2013 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Best New Food & Beverage Concept for The Varsity at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
December 2012 “The Moodies” Digital, Mobile and Social Media Innovation Awards –HMSHost won Best Marketing Campaign-F&B Operator for its Gateway to Adventure Sweepstakes
“The Moodies” Digital, Mobile and Social Media Innovation Awards –HMSHost won Best Mobile App-F&B Operator category for its B4 YOU BOARD™ mobile app
“The Moodies” Digital, Mobile and Social Media Innovation Awards – HMSHost was highly commended in the Overall-F&B Operator category for Best Use of Social Media
November 2012 Airports Council International-North America, 2012 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Food and Beverage (Full-Service Concept) – First Place: Columbia Restaurant Café, Tampa International Airport (operated by HMSHost)
Airports Council International-North America, 2012 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Food and Beverage (Full-Service Concept) – Honorable Mention: Javi’s, John Wayne Airport (operated by HMSHost)
Airports Council International-North America, 2012 Airports Concessions Contest, Innovative Use of Non-Traditional Retail Space: Special Recognition to HMSHost for:

  • Cigar City Brewing, Tampa International Airport
  • Beaudevin Wine Bar, Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  • Bubbles Wine Bar, Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  • Tortas Frontera By Rick Bayless, Chicago O’Hare International Airport
  • First Flight, Tampa International Airport
  • Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi, Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2012 Airports Concessions Contest, Best “Green” Concessions Practice or Concept – First Place: Organics Waste Recycling Program, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (operated by Metropolitan Airports Commission, HMSHost and ABM Janitorial)
Airports Council International-North America, 2012 Airports Concessions Contest, Best “Green” Concessions Practice or Concept – Second Place: The O’Hare Urban Garden, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (operated by HMSHost)
Airports Council International-North America, 2012 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Innovative Consumer Experience Concept or Practice – First Place: B4 YOU BOARD Mobile App (operated by HMSHost)
Airports Going Green Award 2012 – HMSHost recognized for Excellence in Sustainability Efforts for its startsomewhere sustainability program.
June 2012 Moodie Food & Beverage Awards – Best Food & Beverage Concession Programme at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Moodie Food & Beverage Awards – Best Fast Food / Quick Service Restaurant for Tortas Frontera at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
March 2012 Schiphol Consumers Awards – HMSHost Schiphol Airport, the largest restaurant operator at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, won the Corporate Responsibility Award as the concessionaire at the airport with the largest contribution in the field of sustainability
Schiphol Consumers Awards – HMSHost Schiphol Airport, the largest restaurant operator at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, won two Guest Friendliness Awards for restaurants that are most inviting to guests as a welcoming place to visit.
February 2012 Airport Revenue News 2012 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator
Airport Revenue News 2012 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Food Operator with the Highest Regard for Customer Service
Airport Revenue News 2012 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Best Food & Beverage Brand Operator for Starbucks
November 2011 Airports Council International-North America, 2011 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – First Place: Newark Liberty International Airport – Terminal C
Airports Council International-North America, 2011 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – Second Place: Indianapolis International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2011 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – Third Place: Louisville International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2011 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – Honorable Mention: Boston-Logan International Airport – Terminal C
June 2011 American Society of Interior Designers for Excellence in Restaurant Design – Detail & Small/Unique Space commercial category: HMSHost won top honors for Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Beaudevin Wine Bar at Miami International Airport
March 2011 Airport Revenue News 2011 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator
Airport Revenue News 2011 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Best Airport Restaurant Design for Todd English’s Bonfire at BOS Terminal B
Airport Revenue News 2011 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Large Retailer Division: Food Operator with the Highest Regard for Customer Service
January 2011 Moodie Food & Beverage Awards – Best Wine Bar: Beaudevin by HMSHost, developed in partnership with parent company, Autogrill
Moodie Food & Beverage Awards – Best Design of Overall Food & Beverage Facilities: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s Lounge 1 (operated by HMSHost)
November 2010 Airports Council International-North America, 2010 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Retail Concept – First Place: Kiehl’s Since 1851, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2010 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Food & Beverage Concept – Third Place: Pinkberry, Los Angeles International Airport
October 2010 Nation’s Restaurant News 2010 Golden Chain Award – HMSHost President & CEO Elie W. Maalouf in recognition of strong industry leadership and innovation in especially challenging times.
HMSHost at Cork Airport won the National Q Mark Award for Hygiene & Food Safety in the Hotel & Restaurant Category from Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA).
June 2010 Airport Minority Advisory Council, “Corporate Partner Award”
March 2010 Airport Revenue News 2010 Best Airport & Concessionaire Awards – Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator, Large Food Operator category.
HMSHost at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won the 2009 Innovation Award for Café Chocolat
November 2009 Airports Council International-North America, 2009 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Food & Beverage Concept – Honorable Mention: Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Tampa International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2009 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – Large Airport; First Place: Newark Liberty International Airport – Terminal C; Honorable Mention: Indianapolis International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2009 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Specialty Retail Program – Large Airport; First Place: Tampa International Airport, Pre-Security
Airports Council International-North America, 2009 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Convenience Retail Program – Large Airport; First Place: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atrium
May 2009 The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) Customer Care Reward & Recognition Program named HMSHost associates Nina Kozlova, Sophia Brewster, and Carolyn Brown as EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR FOR JFK. Selected as a group to receive this award, these outstanding HMSHost associates are employed at Chili’s in Terminal 3.
March 2009 Negocio 2008 Concept of the Year award for Beaudevin – a tapas bar and wine bar at Brussels Airport. This award recognizes an exemplary achievement in terms of concept, originality, innovation and architecture.
February 2009 Airport Revenue News 2009 Best Concessions Winner – HMSHost Best Overall Food & Beverage Operator, Large Food Operator Division
Airport Revenue News 2009 Best Concessions Winner – HMSHost Food Operator with Highest Regard for Customer Service
Airport Revenue News 2009 Best Concessions Winner – HMSHost Best New Food & Beverage Concept for Todd English’s Bonfire
Airport Revenue News 2009 Best Concessions Winner – HMSHost Best Airport Restaurant Design for Todd English’s Bonfire
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s “People Award” for exceptional service and hospitality. Murphy’s Irish Pub – First Place, Dakota’s café – Second Place, and The Brasserie – Third Place;
January 2009 2009 Cheers Award for Beverage Excellence for the Best Chain Multi-Concept Beverage Program
Sapphire Award from Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) to HMSHost Ireland Ltd. for HMSHost operations at Cork Airport.
November 2008 Airports Council International-North America, 2008 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Food & Beverage Concept – First Place: Sapphire Lounge at JFK International Airport /Terminal 7; Second Place: Rogue Ales at Portland International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2008 Airports Concessions Contest, Best New Retail Concept – First Place: Talie by CBR
Airports Council International-North America, 2008 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – Large Airport; Third Place: Boston Logan International Airport / Terminal B; Honorable Mention: Orlando International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2008 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Food & Beverage Program – Medium Airport; First Place: Vancouver International Airport /International Departures Terminal; Honorable Mention: Nashville International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2008 Airports Concessions Contest, Best Specialty Program – Medium Airport; Third Place: Oakland International Airport
February 2008 Airport Revenue News 2008 Best Concessions Winner – Large Food Operator Division, HMSHost for Phillips Seafood, Best New Food and Beverage Concept
Airport Revenue News 2008 Best Concessions Winner – Large Food Operator Division, HMSHost, Best Overall Food and Beverage Operator
Airport Revenue News 2008 Best Concessions Winner – Large Food Operator Division, HMSHost for Anthony’s Seafood, Best New Food and Beverage Brand Operator
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s “People Award” for exceptional service and hospitality. The Brasserie – First Place; Murphy’s Irish Pub – Third Place.
Dallas-Ft. Worth International “Airport Concessionaire of the Year” for HMSHost operated Sbarro Pizzeria, Terminal B4
Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport “F&B Employee of the Year” to HMSHost employee Rachel Miranda of Chili’s Too, Terminal C
January 2008 Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Silver Pyramid Award to Tamra Dion, HMSHost National Sales and Marketing Director, for the Gus Busman promotional campaign, acknowledging her creative use of promotional products in developing a client incentive program.
November 2007 2007 Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) President’s Award for supporting U.S. service members and the United Service Organizations (USO).
September 2007 Dewar’s Clubhouse presented the 2007 Interior Design Competition Project Award for excellence in restaurant design by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
July 2007 Sapphire Award from Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) to HMSHost Ireland Ltd. for HMSHost operations at Cork Airport.
February 2007 Airport Revenue News 2007 Best Concessions Winner – Large Food Operator Division for Anthony’s Seafood, Best Restaurant Design.
Airport Revenue News 2007 Best Concessions Winner – Large Food Operator Division for HMSHost, Best Food and Beverage Operator.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s “People Award” for exceptional service and hospitality. The Brasserie – First Place; Murphy’s Irish Pub – Third Place.
September 2006 National Foodservice Congress “Foodservice Award 2006” — HMSHost Schiphol Airport. First prize awarded to “Bubbles” Seafood & Winebar in the Best Formula category.
August 2006 Visual Merchandising and Store Design 2006 Retail Renovation Competition — First Place to HMSHost’s Z Market
June 2006 Airport Minority Advisory Council, “Corporate Partner Award”
Spring 2006 Chili’s Franchise Developer of the Year
Chili‘s Highest Comparative Same Store Sales in Franchise Community
March 2006 Raven Fox Global Travel Retail Awards, “Food & Beverage Retailer of the Year”
November 2005 Airports Council International-North America, 2005 Richard A. Griesbach Award for Excellence in Airport Concessions—Edmonton International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2005 Airports Concessions Contest, Retail/Specialty Program Category, First Place, Medium Sized Airports—Vancouver International Airport
Airports Council International-North America, 2005 Airports Concessions Contest, Food & Beverage Program Category, Second Place, Medium Sized Airports—Sacramento International Airport
Spring 2005 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Innovation Award for state-of-the-art dining facilities throughout the airport
March 2005 Magazine Publishers of America, 2005 Merchandising Excellence Awards, Best Retailer in Transportation/Bookstore/Specialty/Military category.
February 2005 Airport Revenue News 2005 Concessions Poll, “Best Concession Program Design, Large Airports”—Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2005 Concessions Poll, “Best Customer Service, Large Airports”—Orlando International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2005 Concessions Poll, “Best Concessions Design, Small Airports”—Palm Beach International Airport
November 2004 JD Powers 2004 Airport Survey, HMSHost operates in 9 of survey’s top 10 large airports in North America for Food & Beverage
February 2004 Airport Revenue News 2004 Concessions Poll, “Best Concession Program Design, Large Airports”—Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2004 Concessions Poll, “Best Airport-Wide Customer Service, Large Airports”—Orlando International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2004 Concessions Poll, “Best Airport-Wide Customer Service, Small Airports”—Jacksonville International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2004 Concessions Poll, “Best New Food & Beverage Concept, Large Company”—Casa Bacardi
Airport Revenue News 2004 Concessions Poll, “Best Food & Beverage Brand Operator, Large Company”—Starbucks
2004 The Sante Restaurant Awards, Certificate of Achievement – Restaurant Bar Midwest – Jose Cuervo Tequilería
November 2003 JD Powers 2003 Airport Survey, HMSHost operates in 9 of survey’s top 10 large airports in North America for Food & Beverage
JD Powers 2003 Airport Survey, Number One Food & Beverage Ranking Worldwide, Large Airports—Minneapolis/St. Paul
JD Powers 2003 Airport Survey, Number one Retail Ranking in North America, Large Airports—Minneapolis/St. Paul
May 2003 Conde Nast 2003 Airport Poll. HMSHost operates in 8 of the survey’s top 10 airports.
February 2003 Airport Revenue News 2003 Concessions Poll, “Best Food/Beverage Brand Operator, Large Company”—Starbucks
Airport Revenue News 2003 Concessions Poll; “Best Concessions Program Design and Best Overall Concessions Program, Large Airports”—Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2003 Concessions Poll, “Best Redeveloped Concessions Program, Large Airports”—Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2003 Concessions Poll, “Best Redeveloped Concessions Program, Medium Airports”—Salt Lake City International Airport
Airport Revenue News 2003 Concessions Poll, “Best Concessions Management Team, Single Terminal”—Newark Liberty International Airport, Terminal A/B
February 2003 Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport, “Best Concessionaire, Catering and Services Category”
January 2003 Chain Store Age, “Retail Store of the Year, Single Unit Category,” Gifts of the Raven, Vancouver International Airport
July 2002 International Air Travel Association (IATA) Survey, 4 of 5 top ranked Food & Beverage programs worldwide—Minneapolis St. Paul, Amsterdam, San Francisco, and Dallas Ft. Worth
May 2002 Airports Council International-North America Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards, Most Innovative Concession Among Medium-Sized Airports – Expedia.com Café, San Jose Norman Y. Mineta International Airport
Airports Council International-North America Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards, Best Food and Beverage Program for Medium-Sized Airports – Palm Beach International Airport
National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers (NASFM) “Outstanding Store Design” – Expedia.com Café
February 2002 Airport Retail News “Best Overall Concession Program for Large Airports” – Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; “Best Overall Concessions Program for Small Airports” – Palm Beach International Airport
2002 NASIM Retail Design Awards – HMSHost awarded Special Merit – Outstanding Store Fixture – Expedia.com Café: Circular Basket Wall Unit
NASIM Retail Design Awards – HMSHost awarded Grand Prize – Restaurant/Foodservice – Expedia.com Café
June 2001 Pias Graphic Awards – Award of Excellence – McFadden Printing & Cardinal Printing A Johnson – Host-Marriott “Classic Call” Promotion – Sales Materials, Point of Purchase, Multiple Pieces
Pias Graphic Awards – Award of Excellence – McFadden Printing & Cardinal Printing A Johnson – Host-Marriott “Captain Morgan” Promotion – Sales Materials, Point of Purchase, Multiple Pieces
May 2001 National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers (NASFM) “Outstanding Store Design” – Jose Cuervo Tequilería
February 2001 Airport Retail News “Best Airport Restaurant Design” – Starbucks; all locations
January 2001 Cheers Beverages “Cheers Award for Beverage Excellence” – Jose Cuervo Tequilería
2001 SADI Superior Achievement in Design and Imaging – SADI Winner: Themed Restaurants – Award Recipient: AAD, Scottsdale, Arizona, Project: Jose Cuervo Tequilería, Phoenix, Arizona
NASIM Retail Design Awards – AAD awarded Outstanding Merit, Restaurant/Foodservice – Jose Cuervo Tequilería
NASIM Retail Design Awards – AAD awarded Outstanding Merit, Outstanding Store Fixture – Jose Cuervo Tequilería: Snake Tables
Visual Merchandising and Store Design – International Store Interior Design Competition – Award of Merit – FITCH/ADD – Expedia.com Café
Visual Merchandising and Store Design – International Store Interior Design Competition – Award of Merit – HMSHost – Expedia.com Cafe
April 2000 Airports Council International-North America “Richard A. Griesbach Award of Excellence” – Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport for the redevelopment of the retail, food and beverage concessions
Airports Council International-North America “Best Retail Specialty Program Class C” – Tampa International Airport Retail operations
Airports Council International-North America “Best Retail Specialty Program Class D” – Vancouver International Airport
February 2000 Minneapolis Shopping Center Association “Best Shopping Center Redevelopment” – Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport for the development of the Northstar Crossing
2000 Visual Merchandising and Store Design – International Store Interior Design Competition – Award of Merit – Jose Cuervo Tequilería
September 1999 Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators (MUFSO) Conference “Operator of the Year” – CEO Bill McCarten for his leadership during a dramatic transformation of travel and entertainment concessions around the world
April 1999 Chain Store Age “Retail Store of the Year” – Simply Books
Airports Council International – North America, Best Overall Airport Concessions Program – Chicago O’Hare International Airport
March 1999 National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers “Outstanding Merit” – Charlotte Douglas International Airport for Simply Books remodeling
1999 Visual Merchandising and Store Design – International Store Interior Design Competition – Award of Merit – ADD – Arizona Roadhouse
1998 Cheers Award for Beverage Excellence – Host-Marriott – Best Spirits Program
June 1997 Printing Industry of the South, Inc. – Award of Merit – O.P.S. & Cardinal/Lipps Printing Services, Inc. for “Home Turf Menu” – Category: Menus
Printing Industry of the South, Inc. – Award of Merit – Host Marriott/OPS & Hamilton Printing for “Spirit of the Island” – Category: Point of Sale Displays
Printing Industry of the South, Inc. – Award of Excellence – O.P.S. Inc. & Cardinal/Lipps Printing Service, Inc. for Host Marriott Services – Category: Newspaper Inserts, Circulars & Flyers