ATLANTA HOSPITALITY
HALL OF FAME

Event Program

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Master of Ceremonies

ROSE SCOTT
Executive Producer, Host/Award Winning Journalist,
Closer Look with Rose Scott, WABE 90.1 FM, Atlanta’s NPR Station

Welcome

WILLIAM PATE
President and CEO
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau

Selection Process and Past Honorees

DAVID RUBINGER
Market President and Publisher
Atlanta Business Chronicle

SPURGEON RICHARDSON Member of the Year Presentation

KRIS REINHARD
Chair, ACVB Board of Directors
Partner
Bold Catering & Design and Fifth Group Restaurants

SPURGEON RICHARDSON Member of the Year

Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, LLP

2021 Inductees

CARL ADKINS
Georgia World Congress Center Authority

JEFF L. PORTMAN SR.
AMC, Inc.

NANCY GORDY SIMMS
The Varsity

STEVE SMITH
Pendleton Consulting Group

Invocation

REVEREND KAREN WEBSTER PARKS
Associate Pastor, Cascade United Methodist Church

Dinner will be served immediately following the awards ceremony

Menu

1st Course
Crispy salad mix with fried halloumi,
Mustard cornmeal crouton and sage dressing (contains dairy)

2nd Course
Swordfish medallion on spinach garlic sauté coated in a coconut curry ragout
(gluten free / contains dairy)

3rd Course
Spaghetti squash souffle, bourbon seasoned filet topped with mushroom ragout and crisp pastry lid
(contains dairy)

4th Course
Dessert sampler
Chilled orange soufflé with Dutch cocoa, Chocolate pate with minted anglaise,
Pistachio crepe with vanilla bean custard (contains nuts and dairy)

If you have an allergy or special dietary needs, please alert your server.

Musical entertainment

Beat 5

PRESENTING SPONSORS

The Coca-Cola Company
DELTA
Atlanta Business Chronicle

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

Active Production & Design
ATL Lionstar Films
Proof of the Pudding
Zoo Atlanta

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Shepard
Atlanta Event Photography

Sysco Atlanta
Event Performance Entertainment
AAA Parking

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