lifetime achievement AWARD

The Food Tourism Industry Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Food Travel Association is a prestigious recognition of our industry's most exceptional professionals.

2022 Winner Announced

About the award

The award was first introduced in 2020 to recognize exceptional individuals who have made profound, long-lasting contributions to the food and beverage tourism industry throughout their careers. Individuals are nominated by other industry professionals, judges review the applications, and then the Association’s leadership votes on a short list of potential winners. There is no fee to apply, nor are any fees payable by the winner.

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