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STARS OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Award Winners

YEAR

RESTAURATEUR
of the YEAR

HOTELIER
of the YEAR

SUPPLIER
of the YEAR

2012 RICK ERWIN
Rick Erwin Dining Group
Greenville
HEMA PATEL
Courtesy Management Company
Organgeburg
NO AWARD PRESENTED
2011 DAVID HOWARD
Neighborhood Dining Group
Charleston
THE RAMA FAMILY
JHM Hotels
Greenville
MICHAEL FLINTON
Quality Sales and Marketing
St. Matthews

2010

HEIDI VUKOV
Croissants Bistro and Bakery
Myrtle Beach

VIJAY SINGH
Sanctuary Hotel at the Kiawah Island Resort
Kiawah Island

BEACON INSURANCE GROUP
Bluffton

2009

SAM ERB
Westside Bowerey
Aiken

BOB BARENBERG
Hilton Hotels
Myrtle Beach

SYSCO FOODSERVICE
Columbia

2008

DAVID McMILLIAN
Drunkin Jack's Restaurant
Murrells Inlet

SUZANNE HINDE
Sheraton Convention Center Hotel
Myrtle Beach

FISHER & PHILLIPS, LLP
Columbia

2007

DICK ELLIOTT
Maverick Southern Kitchens
Charleston

RICK PATEL
Sejwad Hotels
Columbia

GARRETT STAPLETON
Front 2 Back Outfitters

2006

ALLEN JOHNSTON
The Butcher and Baker (DBA Fuddruckers)
Moore 

TERRI HAACK
Wild Dunes Resort
Charletson

GIL HAMPTON
Southern Wine and Spirits
Columbia

2005

DAVID CLARK
Wild Wing Cafe Restaurants
Mt. Pleasant

JOHN MUNRO
Sea Pines Resort
Mt. Pleasant

LEISURE TIME UNLIMITED
Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show of the SE
Myrtle Beach

2004

DAVID MILLER
Kickin Chicken Restaurants
Charleston

BO AUGHTRY • CIHP DAVIS
Windsor Aughtry
Greenville

DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES

2003

HAMP LINDSEY
Wade's Restaurant, Spartanburg

WOODY CROSBY
Jordan Properties
Myrtle Beach

TOM STROOZAS
Piedmont Natural Gas Co.
Charlotte

2002

BILL BURTON
Fatz Cafe Restaurants Greenville

HANK HOLLIDAY
Holliday Companies
Charleston

ADLUH FLOUR
Columbia

2001

MARK CUMMINS, JERRY SHEER,
and DAVID MILLER
T Bonz Restaurant Group
Charleston

BERT POOSER
IMIC Hotels
Columbia

DONNA ROGERS
Budweiser of Columbia
KARLA TAYLOR
Pearlstine Budweiser
Charleston

2000

CARL SOBOCINSKI
Soby's New South Cuisine
Greenville

LANNEAU SIEGLING
Embassy Suites Historic
Charleston

ROBB IMBUS
Palmer & Cay Insurance
Charleston

1999

HORST SEMPER
The Trawler
Mt. Pleasant

H.P. RAMA
JHM Hotels
Greenville

AMERICAN EXPRESS

1998

MARK KELLEY
Shamrock's Restaurant
Myrtle Beach

No Award Winner

MIKE BEDDINGFIELD
U.S. Foodservice

1997

MATT BRIGHTWELL
Tam's Tavern
Rock Hill

FRANS MUSTERT
Sands Resorts
Myrtle Beach

RANDY HYATT
Duke Power Company
Spartanburg

1996

GAIL ROBBINS
GLR Foods - Pizza Inn
Greenville

RUSS SMITH
Embassy Suites
Columbia

S & D COFFEE

1995

HENRY J. FINCH
Tradewind's Restaurant
Isle of Palms

GARY LOFTUS
Bar Harbor Motor Inn
Myrtle Beach

PYA/MONARCH

1994

SCOTT HARRELSON
Thoroughbred's Restaurant
Myrtle Beach

H. B. "BUCK" LIMEHOUSE
Limehouse Properties
Charleston

FRANK BRIGMAN
Brigman Foods
Charleston

1993

PETE & ANGIE FINAZZO
Peter David's Fine Dining
Greenville

BRUCE NELKER
Airport Marriott Hotel
Greenville

MCI
TELECOMMUNICATIONS

1992

BOBBY WILLIAMS
Lizard's Thicket Restaurants
Columbia

 

 

1991

RALPH GASKINS
Walnut Grove Seafood Restaurant
Roebuck

   

1990

JOE SLIKER
82 Queen
Charleston

   

1989

BUSHY PEEK
Bushy's Restaurant
Folly Beach

   

1988

STEVE EPPS, Jr.
Orr's Seafood Restaurants
Greenville

   

1987

BRIAN CARMINES
Hudson's Seafood Restaurant
Hilton Head Island

   

1986

RYAN CONDON
Port City Cafe
Charleston

   

1985

TOM FISCHER
The Greystone
Laurens

   

 


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