Nomination Form

Hospitality Technology magazine is pleased to announce nominations for the third annual Top Women in Restaurant Awards. This program aims to recognize and honor a diverse array of females in the restaurant technology industry who are reimagining how things are done in restaurants while demonstrating excellence in leadership, inventiveness and skill.

Nominees may include restaurant IT executives as well as leaders at technology supplier and consultant firms. 

Winners are chosen based on both self- nominations and/or those from industry peers. Submissions should demonstrate how nominees exemplify:

Innovation: Doing exciting work in restaurant technology, permitting and encouraging innovation by enabling or embracing a culture of creativity

Leadership: Initiating and developing change through guidance

Accomplishment: Exceptional performance and service.

Results: Efforts impacting operations, sales, business or the industry as a whole.  

The 2019 Honorees will be recognized in three categories including: 

Rising Star
Presented to women from any level of an organization, with less than five years experience in the industry, who have demonstrated leadership and are already making a mark in restaurant technology at an early stage in their careers. From an up-and-coming social media guru at a restaurant brand to a stellar sales reps for IT providers, we want to recognize rising star rockstars!    

Presented to women who are forward thinkers and who have executed on tools and strategies to transform the restaurant technology space in a positive manner by creating or deploying emerging technologies that reimagine how things are done while paving the way for future technologies. 

Influencer: The Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is presented in recognition of a lifetime (no less than 15 years) of service and accomplishments in the restaurant technology industry. We seek to honor women who have had an impact on the restaurant technology industry as well as their colleagues and industry peers through enthusiasm, mentorship and commitment, while also showing how technologies can provide new ways of doing things. 

Winners will be chosen by Hospitality Technology magazine and members of its Research Advisory Board. Recipients will be notified on or about January 25, 2019. The awards will be presented live at the 24th annual MURTEC (Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference), being held March 11-13, 2019, at The Paris in Las Vegas.

Be convincing, be specific, and tell the story of the nominee’s achievements, accolades and overall successes. There is ample space on this form to go into detail, so do so, and include any testimonials, supporting materials and/or links to applicable supporting documents. 

Nominees may only be entered in one category. If you would like to submit supporting documents to further showcase a nominee’s achievements, please send them separately to and with "Top Women" in the subject line. If you have any questions, please e-mail Hospitality Technology's Editor Dorothy Creamer at or its Senior Editor Anna Wolfe at


NOMINATION DEADLINE: January 11, 2019.