Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

May 04, 2011 12:08 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: Honouring Edmonton's Best in Service

Edmonton celebrates the 2011 YWE award recipients

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Congratulations to the winners and the nominees of the 11th annual You're Welcome Edmonton Awards. These outstanding professionals enhance the spirit of hospitality in the Edmonton capital region.

  • Outstanding Administrative - Marie Ciz from the Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Outstanding Banquet/Catering Services - Maggie Lamigo from The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Outstanding Bartender - Michele Bentley from The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Outstanding Customer Service -Transportation - Susie Friedli from Westjet
  • Outstanding Counter/Quick Food Server - Jill Cabrera form The Sutton Place Hotel
  • Outstanding Culinary Services - Lenny Um from the Quality Inn West Harvest
  • Outstanding Dining Server - Shandell Woods from the Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Outstanding Driver - John Barrigan from Yellow Cab
  • Outstanding Evening Fine Dining Server - Tyler Dickerson from the The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
  • Outstanding Guest Services – Accommodation - Bianca Dolce from the Delta Centre Suite
  • Outstanding Gaming Services – Michael Smith from Casino Edmonton
  • Outstanding Host Services - Midge Hill from Mayfield Inn and Suites
  • Outstanding Housekeeping - Valerie Wilson from the Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Outstanding Operational Support - Bhabha Kumalo from the Sawridge Inn Edmonton South
  • Outstanding Retail Services - Barb Dreilich from Holt Renfrew
  • Outstanding Support Service - Chandran Iyer from Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Outstanding Tour Guide - Ben Maklowich from the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
  • Outstanding Volunteer - Melanie Meheden from Northern Lights Volunteer EIA

The You're Welcome Edmonton Awards are designed to recognize employees and volunteers in the service industry who pride themselves in promoting Greater Edmonton through exemplary service, warm hospitality, and commitment to excellence.

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