FAQs

November 11, 2016; No extension will be granted.

Andrea Floyd will contact you by November 11, 2016 if any information or documents are missing. You will have until November 14, 2016 to send any missing information.

No more than 10 pages are accepted for supported documentation.

Pdf or Microsoft Word.
Please select your top 10 pages and briefly describe your category/menu. Visuals carry significant weight as they convey a sense of what is intended.

Only finalists are eligible to submit live materials.

No, each entry must be customized.

NO. All hotel entries must be submitted in the hotel category.

Yes, only one individual award (best wine, beer, etc.) plus best overall.

Anyone who has not won in the same category in the previous year: sponsors, consultants, agencies, distributors, suppliers, operators. Last year’s winners for a category are not eligible to win in the same category but can submit for all other categories.

Yes, please visit the awards website at: awards.vibeconference.com.

Email Andrea Floyd 

All finalists will be notified by November 29, 2016.

Finalists have the option of submitting materials electronically or sending live copies to Ed Korry. Electronic submissions should go to both Andrea Floyd and Ed Korry at edward.korry@jwu.edu. Hard copy submissions should be mailed to Ed Korry at the address below. All final submissions are to be received no later than December 9, 2016.

Attention: Edward Korry
c/o College of Culinary Arts
Johnson & Wales University
333 Shipyard Street.
Providence, RI 02905

All materials will be used for educational purposes at Johnson & Wales. Materials will not be returned unless specifically requested, and only if a prepaid return shipping label is provided.

All winners will be notified by December 12, 2016.

Johnson & Wales University beverage faculty, staff and alumni.

The awards will take place February 28th, at the 2017 VIBE conference.