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Edmonton celebrates the service industry

It's all about the experience, and Edmonton Tourism celebrated the best in customer service at the 15th annual You're Welcome Edmonton Awards last night. Recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions in providing top notch customer service, 18 awards were given to the following Edmontonians:  

Administrative Service – Charlette Nodrick, Northlands

Banquet/Catering Server – Alison Piper, Varscona Hotel

Bartender/Wine Steward – Jenn Hang, Cactus Club Jasper Avenue

Counter/Quick Server – Haven Cattrusse, Casino Yellowhead

Culinary Services – Andrinne Robinson, Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort and Casino

Customer Service - Transportation – Carla Poitras, Yellow Cab

Dining Server – Landon Poirier, Boston Pizza St. Albert

Driver Services – James Hotz-Oman, Legends Limousine

Evening Fine Dining Server – Chelsea Bruce, Moose Factory

Gaming Services – Kathy Kohut, River Cree Resort and Casino

Guest Services – Accommodations – Anna Cochrane, Metterra Hotel

Host Services – Susan Kinney, Apex Casino

Housekeeping Services – Sherene Deans, Sandman Signature Edmonton South

Operational Services – Sandra Pardy, Northlands

Retail Services – Tressa Heckbert, Bamboo Ballroom

Support Services – Wendy Makarchuk, Northlands

Tourism Services – Fraser Genuis, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Volunteer Services – Rachel Yeung, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

"Congratulations to all our nominees who have gone above and beyond to provide exceptional quality service to our guests," says Maggie Davison, vice president of Edmonton Tourism. "It is an honour to celebrate, recognize and award them for the passion they have for their roles in our industry. The You're Welcome Edmonton program speaks to the authenticity and originality of our people in this great city. It shows their creativity and welcoming spirit, and it shows the great pride, and hard work that goes into providing our guests with an amazing Edmonton experience."

Media contact:

Renée Williams
Communications Manager,
Edmonton Tourism
Cell: 587.930.5218
rwilliams@edmonton.com

 

Edmonton Tourism