April 15, 2015 | Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Winners are noted with an asterisk (*).

Congratulations to all of our finalists and winners! Use the links below to skip to a category.

Relive the Finalist Party and the Awards Gala with photos and movies featuring San Francisco and hospitality!

Hotel Hero Awards
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
April 15, 2015

Movie clips from the
Awards Gala
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Finalist Party
Omni San Francisco Hotel
March 23, 2015




Beyond the Call of Duty

 De Gray, Gabrielle Gabrielle De Gray
Club Level Concierge, The Ritz-Carlton
 Farwell, Ashley Ashley Farwell
Assistant Executive Housekeeper, Grand Hyatt

 Harris, Reggie Reggie Harris*
Front Services Manager, Hotel Nikko
 Nun, Raksmey Raksmey Nun
Linen Room Attendant, The Fairmont
 Reid, Jason Jason Reid
Doorperson, The Scarlet Huntington

Rising Star

  Brendan from Clift Brendan Dolby
Sales Manager, Clift
  Park, Kinsey Kinsey Park
Assistant Executive Housekeeper, Hyatt Regency San Francisco
 Presley, Rashanda  LaShanda Presley*
Destination Sales Executive, Marriott Marquis
  Sanway, Tom Tom Samway
Front Office Manager, Tuscan Inn
 Sequeira, Ricardo Ricardo Sequeira
Assistant Director of Front Office, Palace Hotel

Unsung Hero

  Flores, Jimmy James Flores
Engineer, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
 Forgot his name-Clift Hai Xum Lu*
Cafeteria Attendant, Clift
 Melendez, Miguel  Miguel Melendez
Steward, The Fairmont
  Rodriguez, Caridad Caridad Rodriguez
Room Attendant, Galleria Park Hotel
 Solis, Eric Eric Solis
Telephone Operator, Omni San Francisco Hotel

Lifetime Achievement - Operations

  Chan, Mon Mon Chan
Dishwasher, Hilton Financial District
  Husseini, Massi Massie Hosseini
Room Attendant, Westin St. Francis
 Johnson, Bobby Bobby Johnson*
Lead Cook, Marriott Fisherman's Wharf

 Mandel, Yahane Yahane Mandel
Bellman, Hotel Whitcomb
 Orlich, Quinn Quin Orlick
Night Auditor, Tuscan Inn

Lifetime Achievement - Department Manager

 Canel, Julio Julio Canel
Director of Banquets, Hotel Nikko
  Diaz, Jesus Jesus Diaz
Senior Catering Sales Manager, Westin St. Francis

 Fonseca, Carlos Carlos Fonseca
Chief Engineer, Marriott Fisherman's Wharf
 Ollie Oliva "Ollie" Rodriguez
Executive Housekeeper, Chancellor Union Square Hotel
 Jerry  Jerry Turner*
Chief Engineer, Palace Hotel

Lifetime Achievement - Hotel Executive

 Gaul, Michelle Michelle Gaul
Regional Human Resources Director, The Fairmont
 Pinetti, Steve Steve Pinetti*
Senior Vice President of Inspiration and Creativity, Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group

 Rafanan, Vincent Vincent Rafanan
Chief Financial Officer, Hotel Nikko

Community Spirit

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Hilton San Francisco Union Square

InterContinental San Francisco*

The Fairmont


Galleria Park Hotel*
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Omni San Francisco Hotel
Palace Hotel
The Fairmont