Destiny Thompson

Congratulations 2019 GRACE Award Winners

Destiny Thompson
Congratulations 2019 GRACE Award Winners

Several MLA clients brought home wins at the 13th annual Georgia Restaurant Association Crystal of Excellence (GRACE) Awards on Sunday evening at the Delta Flight Museum. Congratulations to Doug Turbush, owner of Seed Kitchen & Bar, Stem Wine Bar and Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar, for Restaurateur of the Year: Small/Independent; Harold Martin Jr., CEO of Taco Mac for Restaurateur of the Year: Large/Corporate; Aria general manager and head sommelier Andrés Loaiza for Restaurant Manager of the Year; and Regynald Washington, dining division president of Paradies Lagardère, for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual awards ceremony celebrates Georgia’s culinary scene and recognizes hospitality and food service professionals for excellence and achievements in their fields.