HT Opens Nominations for 2012 Breakthrough Awards

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HT Opens Nominations for 2012 Breakthrough Awards

06/05/2012
Hospitality Technology magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Breakthrough Awards, to be presented at the 8th annual Restaurant Executive Summit with a theme of “Synergy Across the Enterprise: Fostering Cross-Departmental Collaboration.”
 
The Breakthrough Awards honor foodservice companies for outstanding achievement in technological innovation. HT is currently accepting nominations in the following categories:

• Enterprise Innovator (Presented to the company that has leveraged a specific strategy or technology beyond standard practice to improve overall restaurant operations. Results should reveal an increase in efficiency, cost savings, etc. Technologies can include, but are not limited to: back-office and/or front-of-house applications, labor management, point-of-sale technologies, cloud computing, and enterprise-grade mobile applications.)
• Customer Engagement Innovator (Presented to the company that has leveraged a specific strategy or technology beyond standard practice to increase guest satisfaction, loyalty, and/or brand reputation. Technologies can include, but are not limited to: mobile applications, social networking, loyalty and CRM.)
 
In order to nominate a company, please fill out the online nomination form or visit htmagazine.com. Submissions must be received no later than Friday, July 13, 2012. Winners will be chosen and notified on or about August 20, 2012, and the awards will be presented at the Restaurant Executive Summit, October 8-10, 2012 at Charleston Place in Charleston, SC.
 
The Restaurant Executive Summit is an invitation-only event brings senior-level executives from high-growth restaurant companies together to exchange powerful insights for preserving financial health at their companies, and positioning their brands for growth.

Past HT Breakthrough Award Winners Include:
Subway Restaurants (2011)
Dominos Pizza, LLC (2011)
Jack in the Box (2010)
ERJ Dining, LLC (2010)
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (2010)
Morton’s Restaurant Group (2009)
T.G.I. Friday’s (2009)
Hard Rock International (2009)
Cara Operations (2008)
uWink (2008)
Marco’s Pizza (2008)
Legal Sea Foods (2007)
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (2007)
Kahala – Cold Stone Creamery (2007)
Jason’s Deli (2006)
Noodles & Co (2006)
Buca, Inc. (2006)