Hospitality Industry Leaders Honored at 28th Annual Taste of Nebraska
The Necropolis Group and Pepsi received the Nebraska Restaurant Association (www.nebraska-dining.org) hospitality awards at the association’s annual banquet, Taste of Nebraska. This year’s event was held April 16 at the Embassy Suites, LaVista Conference Center.
Brent Lindner accepted the 2017 Restaurateur of the Year Award for The Necropolis Hospitality Group. The Necropolis Hospitality Group has five restaurants: Wave Pizza Company, J Alfred Prufrock’s, Sin City Grill, The World Famous Glass Bar in Grand Island and Wave Pizza/Staple Brewing in Hastings. Allied Member of the Year was presented to Pepsi and accepted by Chuck Parker. Additionally, Denis Hall, Fernando’s Café & Cantina was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his many years in the hospitality industry. Michelle Daize, The Eatery, was acknowledged as Volunteer of the Year for her significant time commitment and dedication to the Board of the Hospitality Education Foundation.
Money raised at Taste of Nebraska supports the mission of the Nebraska Restaurant Association to represent, educate and promote the hospitality industry across the state and Nebraska ProStart, a two-year high school curriculum to get students interested in the hospitality industry.
The Nebraska Restaurant Association (www.nebraska-dining.org) would like to thank special guest, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, and the many sponsors and guests that made the 28th annual Taste of Nebraska another success.