2018 Awards

We are pleased to launch the 2018 Awards Program!

AHF Members can now submit nominations for the available awards listed below. The AHF Awards Committee will consider all completed applications only. Award winners will be recognized at the 2018 Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN, August 21-24.

Before you get started, download the 2018 Awards Program Guidelines.
To apply: Submit a nomination using the online form. You must submit one form for each nomination. Applicants will be able to edit their submissions up until the deadline, March 16 at 5:00 PM Eastern.

Please note that select finalists will be interviewed via phone by a member of the awards committee. You will be given an opportunity to further support what you have included in the form submission. If you have any questions about the application process or supporting documentation, please contact AHF Staff.

To see the list of past award recipients and videos, click here.

Available Awards:
Benchmarking Award of Excellence - This award recognizes a healthcare facility who has used AHF Benchmarking EXPRESS™ consistently, showed improvement in KPI’s and utilized data to improve their operations.

Chapter of the Year Award - This award recognizes an AHF Local Chapter that promotes the overall Association's mission.

Exemplary Leadership Award - This award will be bestowed upon the operator member who best reflects the commitment to operational excellence that Don Marsh brought to healthcare foodservice. Don Marsh, former president of the American Society for Healthcare Food Service Administrators (ASHFSA), was dedicated to the healthcare profession and to his colleagues. He was a longtime supporter of programs to raise professionalism of operators in the healthcare foodservice industry and was known to contribute generously. The award will recognize member contributions in their operations as well as to regional, local chapters or networking meetings.

Future Horizon Award - This award recognizes operator members who are new to management (less than 5 years) and demonstrate a desire for future growth through contributions to their hospitals or community.

Partnership in Leadership Award - This award recognizes an operator member's facility that demonstrate a strong commitment to self-operation and currently supports the foodservice director or foodservice administrative director.

Spotlight Award - This award recognizes operator members who have enhanced operations through new ideas and industry trends. This may include any of the following: technology, program development, implementation, innovation, sustainability, community impact, mergers/aquisitions, and /or creative use of managing finances.

Questions? Contact Mina Choi - mchoi@healthcarefoodservice.org or Sarah Bennett - sbennett@healthcarefoodservice.org

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