Categories

1.  Best Server, Fine Dinng in privately owned restaurant not operated by a casino
Candidates from a la carte full service food restaurants, including bar service staff.

2.  Best Server, Casual Dining in privately owned restaurant not operated by a casino
Candidates from a la carte full service food restaurants, including bar service staff.

3.  Best Server, Fine Dining Casino Restaurant
Candidates from al la carte full service, including bar server staff.

4.  Best Server, Casual Dining Casino Restaurant
Candidates from food outlets, including bar server staff.

5.  Best Server, Banquet/Catering
Candidates serving banquet meal functions in casinos, resort hotels, free-standing restaurants, or off-premise catering.

6.  Best Food and Beverage Support
Food service personnel including dishwashers, bus persons, bar porters and banquet set-up who assist wait staff in casinos, resort hotels or free-standing restaurants.

7.  Best Bartender
Candidates from taverns, casinos, resort hotels, free-standing restaurants or off-premise catering.

8.  Best Host/Hostess
Seaters and greeters from casinos, resort hotels or free-standing restaurants.

9.  Best Visitor Information Service Personnel (Thomas G. Henning Award)
Candidates from guest contact positions at Atlantic City/County attractions, parks, recreation facilities or guest relations and information desks and Boardwalk Ambassadors.

10. Best Retail Sales Associate
Candidates from retail stores directly serving the customer.

11. Best Valet
Candidates in valet positions at restaurant, resort hotels or casinos.

12. Best Door Person
Candidates in door positions at restaurant, resort hotels or casinos.

13. Best Bell Person
Candidates in bell positions at restaurant, resort hotels or casinos.

 14. Best Room Service Personnel
Candidates from Resort Hotels and Casino Hotels responsible for setting up and delivering in room dining food orders. This does not include order takers.

 15. Best Butler
Candidates from Resort Hotels and Casino Hotels who prepare suite, coordinate special requirements and provide butler services.

 16. Best Room Attendant/Housekeeper
Candidates who clean guest rooms in casino hotels or resort hotels.

 17. Best Food Production Personnel
Candidates from free-standing restaurants, casino hotels or resort hotels that directly cook, maintain food safety standards and support kitchen food production personnel (line cooks, pastry cooks, pantry workers), or food attendants who service
complimentary food/beverage operations at limited-service properties.

 18. Best Guest Services/Concierge
Candidates in concierge and concierge-related positions.

 19. Best Heart /Back of the House Personnel
Candidates from casinos, resort hotels or free-standing restaurants who directly support front-line customer contact personnel.  Positions include administrative personnel, hotel PBX operators, wardrobe and laundry personnel.

 20. Best Reservationist
Candidates from direct contact positions within a casino or resort hotel; i.e., front desk and reservations personnel.

 21. Best Security Personnel
Candidates from security positions, including emergency medical technicians, within a  casino or resort hotel who directly interface with guests.

 22. Best Casino Games Personnel (The Ray Kot Award)
Includes dealers, poker, racebook and keno.

 23. Best Casino Support Personnel
Includes slot attendants, slot technicians, slot cashiers, pit clerk, casino/cage cashiers, casino credit clerks and count room employees.

 24. Best Public Area Personnel
Candidates from resort hotels and casinos including EVS attendants, public area cleaners, housemen and facilities/maintenance/grounds keeping personnel.

 25. Best Cashier
Candidates from restaurants, resort hotels, casino hotels, attractions and transportation authorities, includes hotel cashiers, food and beverage cashiers, parking cashiers, valet cashiers and toll collectors.

 26. Best Cocktail Server
Candidates include servers from the casino floor and showroom.

 27. Best Spa Personnel
Candidates include spa concierge, spa receptionist, attendants and pool attendants.