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Meet the 2018 OHI Gold Award Winners!

The Ontario Hostelry Institute’s Gold Awards and Fellowships have long been a mark of excellence for the foodservice and hsopitality industry in Ontario. Passed winners include some of industries most passionate and innovative champions. People like Donna Dooher, Anita Stewart and Jamie Kennedy.

This year’s crop of nominees is  no different. Recognized for their contributions to the industry in eight categories, the winners represent the future of food, drink and hospitality in Ontario.

In a statement tied to the release, J. Charles Grieco, longtime chair of the OHI commented, ?The cohort of men and women to be honoured at this year�s OHI Gala Gold Awards Dinner on April 26th, more than met the criteria set-out for their selection and will add to the ?glitter� of earlier selectees.?


Meet the 2018 Gold Award Honourees


FOODSERVICE CHAIN / GROUP OPERATOR
Aroma Espresso Bar Canada Inc., Anat Davidson, Managing Partner

INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTEUR(S)
Tobey Nemeth and Chef Michael Caballo, Co-Owners, Edulis Restaurant

HOTELIER(S)
Jeff Stober, Owner and Bill Simpson, Chief Development Officer, The Drake Properties

EDUCATOR
Paul Finkelstein, Teacher, Stratford Northwestern Secondary School, Screaming Avocado

MEDIA AND PUBLISHING
Rita DeMontis, National Lifestyle and Food Editor, Sun Media, A division of Postmedia

CHEF
Alida Solomon, Chef and Owner, Tutti Matti

SUPPLIER
St. Helen�s Meat Packers Limited, Robert Bielak, President and Owner

ARTISAN
Geoff Dillon, Founder and President, Dillon�s Small Batch Distiller


Join us in celebrating this years’ winners at the 2018 Ontario Hostelry Gold Awards Gala, Thursday April 26th at the Four Seasons Hotel. This luxurious event is a great way to network with like-minded professionals, celebrate excellence and pay it forward to the bright hospitality minds oftomorrow. Get tickets here.