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.

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, and then the Association’s leadership votes on applications received. Recipients are presented the award in person at the Association’s annual FoodTreX Innovation Summit. Applications for the 2021 Food Tourism Industry Lifetime Achievement Award will open in early 2021.

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