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Join us as we celebrate the people behind the restaurant industry’s big comeback.  Their powerful stories of perseverance, community engagement and inclusion inspire us all to do our part.

Restaurants Advance Diversity, Equity + Inclusion:
This series of uplifting stories, brought to you by PepsiCo, features members of the restaurant industry who have championed diversity, equity + inclusion (DEI), and in many cases achieved the American Dream as immigrants to this country.

Restaurants Advance Community Service:
This series of inspiring stories, brought to you by American Express, reminds us that restaurants and the people who work in them are the heartbeat of our communities.

Restaurants Advance Leadership:
Our 2021 Ambassador of Hospitality Award, brought to you by Ecolab, goes to Guy Fieri, an industry leader who is a “force for good,” using his influence to drive positive change.

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