Individual Entrepreneur Awards

Criteria for Selection: (for Restaurant Entrepreneur Award)

Applicant must be in the age group 30-45 years.

Must be a first-generation entrepreneur. Normally persons in an inherited business will not be considered unless it is proved that the applicant has substantially transformed and expanded it.

The person must be actively involved in running the restaurant business.

Not just the achievement for the relevant financial year but cumulative achievements leading up to the year are considered. Any special achievement or significant business development during the year will be a plus point.

Applicant must give all the facts of the business including number and nature of units, milestone achievements, financial numbers etc. Audited balance sheet, P&L statement for the last 3 years including the relevant year must be submitted.

In case of restaurant entrepreneur, he/she maybe involved in a standalone restaurant or a chain of such restaurants or in a specialized hotel restaurant.

Third party recommendations in support of your application are not required.

Criteria for Selection: (for Young Hotelier Award)

Applicant must not be older than 38 years.

Applicant can be a developer and owner of hotels or an employee on the operations side.

Must be actively engaged in the business (development / ownership / operations) activity.

Not just the achievement for the relevant financial year but cumulative achievements leading up to the year are considered. Any special achievement or strategic intiatives or significant business development during the year will be a plus point.

Applicant must give all the underlying facts and achievements to support the application, highlighting the contribution made by the applicant. We may request additional information where appropriate.

Third party recommendations in support of your application are not required.

General Information

A shortlist of applicants may be interviewed by the Selection Committee or its representatives. Travel expenses, if any, of the applicants for the interview will be borne by the applicant or the company.The winners will be given complimentary registration for themselves for attending the Convention. FHRAI will form a Selection Committee for the above awards and has appointed a professional advisor for evaluating the applications and short-listing the winner nominees.

Award Applications can be filled online for Individual /Institutional Awards.

The employee desirous for applying for the award in any category should have completed 12 months in his/her current job position in the unit from where he/ she is applying for.His/her application should be endorsed by the unit General Manager by his physical / digital signature.

Individual Manager Awards

Criteria for Selection: (for Manager Awards)

Must be in age group 25-40 yrs. (30-50 years in case of General Manager)

Must have worked in the hospitality industry for minimum of 5 years (8 years for General Manager).

Formal education in hospitality management or an allied field is an advantage but is not essential if other achievements of the candidate are substantial.

Must have made a significant achievement during the year in aspects relating to the award; such as financial performance, concept or strategic development, innovation and implementation, business development, successful completion of a project etc.

The award will depend on performance during the relevant financial year. However, the cumulative performance and development of the professional profile over a period of years will be a relevantfactor to decide on the award.

Applicants must submit an application listing out the facts on the above points and special achievement(s) during the year. It must be recommended by the head of the organization/ property who must support the facts and special achievement(s). In the case of chains, it can be the General Manager of the hotel / restaurant and need not be the MD of the company.

Applications from multiple people within any department of the same hotel are not encouraged; the hotel GM must select the best candidate for that position from the hotel’s team.

General Information

A shortlist of applicants may be interviewed by the Selection Committee or its representatives. Travel expenses, if any, of the applicants for the interview will be borne by the applicant or the company.The winners will be given complimentary registration for themselves for attending the Convention. FHRAI will form a Selection Committee for the above awards and has appointed a professional advisor for evaluating the applications and short-listing the winner nominees.

Award Applications can be filled online for Individual /Institutional Awards.

The employee desirous for applying for the award in any category should have completed 12 months in his/her current job position in the unit from where he/ she is applying for.His/her application should be endorsed by the unit General Manager by his physical / digital signature.

Institutional Awards

Criteria for Selection: (for Institutional Awards)

Green Awards

  • Energy management
  • Water conservation
  • Waste water treatment and disposal
  • Solid waste disposal.
  • Use of hazardous chemicals and non-biodegradable products
  • Air pollution and internal air quality
  • Noise pollution
  • Eco-friendly purchase policies
  • Training and monitoring
  • Communications to guests and others
  • Community service and involvement

Hospitality Institutes / Spa/ Wellness Centre

  • Infrastructure facilities
  • Equipments &Technologies
  • Specialized services
  • Best practices & innovations
  • Branding & Promotion strategies
  • Green Initiatives
  • Quality & experience of humanresource
  • Success stories & Achievements
  • Awards & Accolades

Not just the achievement for the relevant financial year but cumulative achievements leading up to the year are considered. Any special achievement or significant business development during the year will be a plus point.

Applicants must give all the facts of the business including number and nature of clients, milestone achievements, financial performance etc. Audited balance sheet, P&L statement for the last 3 years including the relevant year must be submitted.

Hotels are free to classify their properties within the category of luxury, upper-upscale, upscale, upper midscale, midscale and economy. References to mid-market comprise upper-midscale and midscale. Purely as guidance, hotel managements that do not already have their hotels classified on the above basis (say for STR reporting) can use the following criteria

  • Any hotel that meets the criteria of a 5-star, 5 star deluxe and heritage classic will come under theLuxury-Upper-upscale category.
  • Four star hotels or hotels that meet criteria for 4-star hotels will come under upscale category
  • Hotel that meets the criteria of a 3-star and heritage (basic) will come under the Upper mid-scale or Midscale category.
  • Any hotel that meets the criteria for hotels in the 2 star and below category would come either under midscale or economy hotels category.

General Information

A shortlist of applicants may be interviewed by the Selection Committee or its representatives. Travel expenses, if any, of the applicants for the interview will be borne by the applicant or the company.The winners will be given complimentary registration for themselves for attending the Convention. FHRAI will form a Selection Committee for the above awards and has appointed a professional advisor for evaluating the applications and short-listing the winner nominees.

Award Applications can be filled online for Individual /Institutional Awards.

The employee desirous for applying for the award in any category should have completed 12 months in his/her current job position in the unit from where he/ she is applying for.His/her application should be endorsed by the unit General Manager by his physical / digital signature.

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