General Manager Tom Lucas, Owner and Proprietress Holly Arnold Kinney and Private Dining Manager Jennefer Weeks accept The Fort’s Meeting & Hospitality Award of Excellence.Photo courtesy of MPIRMC
Denver’s landmark restaurant, The Fort, has been recognized by the Meeting Professionals International Rocky Mountain Chapter with a Level II Meeting & Hospitality Award of Excellence, honoring the restaurant for demonstrated achievement in service and creative excellence. Nominees provide a high-quality experience for the MPIRMC community through innovation and creativity in the development, planning and delivery of superior meeting, educational and entertainment events.
“We are thrilled to be added to the list of Meeting & Hospitality Award of Excellence winners,” said Owner and Proprietress Holly Arnold Kinney. “The Fort is not only my family’s restaurant, but it is my childhood home. Our staff treats each and every guest like they are dinner guests in our home, so a warm, comforting sense of hospitality has always been of the utmost importance to me. I’m honored to have this value recognized by the MPIRMC.”
The Fort’s private dining manager, Jennefer Weeks, was nominated for Supplier of the Year, an award given to an exceptional MPIRMC supplier member who, through their volunteer efforts, has made outstanding contributions to the chapter and industry. Nominated individuals have demonstrated unparalleled commitment to the advancement of the Meeting Professionals International organization.
“We are very proud of Jennefer and her industry efforts,” said Tom Lucas, The Fort’s general manager. “She is committed to making The Fort the meetings and events venue in the Denver area. She is such an integral member of our team, and we were thrilled to learn that her passion was recognized by such a prestigious organization.”
Meeting Professionals International is the meeting and event industry’s largest and most vibrant global community and strives to help members thrive through human connections to knowledge, ideas, relationships and marketplaces. The Rocky Mountain Chapter was established in Denver in 1973, and empowers its members to increase their strategic value through educational, professional development and business growth opportunities. The Fort restaurant has been a MPIRMC member for more than a decade.
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