Hotel Resort & Restaurant Association of Cebu Inc.

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CEBU TOURISM & HOSPITALITY AWARD 2022

1. Objective / Purpose

                 The CEBU TOURISM & HOSPITALITY AWARDS is a recognition granted by the Hotel,
Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu, Inc. (HRRACI) to regular employees and
establishments in Cebu’s hospitality industry that have displayed exemplary performance in their
respective area of responsibilities and shall have made significant contributions in the property,
community and to the nation as a whole.

2. Awards Category and Entry Criteria

Front-of-the House Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Front-of-the House Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Front-of-the House Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Front-of-the House Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Front-of-the House Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

A minimum of at
least 2 years in
the industry.

A minimum of at
least 2 years in
the industry.

A minimum of at
least 3 years in
the industry.

A minimum of at
least 3 years in
the industry.

A minimum of at
least 2 years in the
industry.

Currently
assigned as a
rank-and-file
position with
direct guest
contact in nature

Currently assigned
as a rank-and-file
position with nonguest contact in
nature

Currently
assigned in a
supervisory level
position handling
at least two (2)
rank and file
employees

Currently assigned
in a managerial
level position
and/or in-charge
of a
department/divisio
n or business unit
with at least five
(3) employees

Currently holds a
regular instructor
position in a
hospitality or
tourism institution
or its equivalent

With good moral
conduct

With good moral
conduct

With good moral
conduct

With good moral
conduct

With good moral
conduct

No record of
convictions or
pending cases in
the court

No record of
convictions or
pending cases in
the court

No record of
convictions or
pending cases in
the court

No record of
convictions or
pending cases in
the court

No record of
convictions or
pending cases in
the court

Business Excellence Award – Restaurant Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Allied Company Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
CSR Excellence Category
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Responsible Tourism
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Applicable to freestanding/stand-alone
restaurant facilities duly
registered in Cebu

Cebu-based and duly
registered
companies/institutions

Cebu-based and duly
registered
companies/institutions

Cebu-based and duly
registered
companies/institutions

The restaurant has been
operating for at least 1
year prior to the deadline
of entries for this award.

Company whose
product and/or
services has provided
the most support to
the enrichment of the
overall tourism industry in Cebu in
2021

Must be able to
present a single
company initiative that
has had long term
positive impact to the
betterment of the community where the
property stands.

Must be able to present
quantitative proof that
show the level of
success or impact of a
single initiative that the
property has implemented to
promote sustainable
and responsible
tourism.

Has provided proof of
successful management
of the 3 core elements in
Restaurant Business:
Customer Service, Food
& Hygiene, and
Marketing

Has proof of CSR
work performed in
2021 in support of
Central Visayas

3. Nominators

          3.1 The nominations shall be endorsed by an active member property that is in good
standing with the association.
          3.2 The nominations shall be endorsed by the HR Director/Manager, General Manager or
Owner of each property indicating a brief description on how the nominee has demonstrated the
overall performance of his/her present job. Standard Nomination Form will be provided.
          3.3. The nomination will be deemed successful, once nomination forms have been
completed and once nomination fees have been settled.
          3.4 The nominees shall accomplish the nomination form and submit the following
documentary requirements to HRRACI Office Manager email (hrracofficemanager@gmail.com)
on or before the deadline set by HRRACI Awards Committee:

  • Official Nomination Form
  • Recent Curriculum Vitae
  • 2 x 2 Photo (with white background, in property uniform)
  • Portrait Photo (in property uniform, high-resolution)
  • Whole body photo with prescribed property uniform (high-resolution)
  • Whole body photo in business attire, white background (high-resolution)
  • Official Receipt of Nomination Fees

4. Nomination and Selection Process

          4.2 The Awards Committee shall accept and evaluate the submitted documents from the
nominees or nominators.
          4.3 The Awards Committee shall conduct further background check if deemed necessary.
          4.4 The Awards Committee shall submit the final nominees to the HRRACI Board of
Trustees for concurrence and approval.
          4.5 In the event that nominee will not qualify, he/she can still apply the following year from
the nomination date with pertinent requirements that meets the criteria.
          4.6 All payments of nomination fees are final. HRAACI will not issue a refund should a
nominee fail to qualify based on initial criteria.
          4.7 For the Individual Awards, should the nominee discontinue employment with the
nominating establishment for whatever reason, the nominating establishment has the prerogative
to provide a replacement nominee, provided that the re-signed employee did not yet undergo his
panel interview with Award Judges.

5. Selection Criteria for Individual Awards

          5.1 Once the nominee has passed the initial screening, nominee profile shall be passed
by the Awards Committee to the set of judges.
          5.2 The Awards Committee shall organize all nominees to present themselves to undergo
a rigorous panel interview conducted by the board of judges.
          5.3. The total points earned by the nominee will be tallied, audited, and confirmed by the
Awards Committee.
          5.4. Nominee who will get the HIGHEST POINT per Category shall be declared as the
final Awardee of the Category.
          5.5. Only one (1) awardee will be declared per category.
          5.6. Criteria for judging will use a points system as indicated below:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

PART 1: INITIAL SCREENING

CRITERIA
POINT MATRIX
POINT SYSTEM

Educational Attainment

1 – High School, Tech Voc grad
3 – Undergrad BS Degree Holder
5 – BS Degree Holder and Above

5 points

Awards & Achievements
(5 years validity)

5 – Company Certificates only
10 – Company & local certificates only

10 points

Training Certificates
(5 years Validity)

5 – Property recognition
10 – Multiple property recognition
15 – Company & National recognition

15 points

Work Tenure & Stability

3 – stays an average of 1 year per company employment
5 – stays an average of 2 years per employment
10 – stays an average of 3 years and above per employment

10 points

Sub Total I

40 points

PART II: PANEL INTERVIEW

CRITERIA
POINT MATRIX
POINT SYSTEM

INTERVIEW

The candidate will be asked a series of questions designed to identify whether the candidate has displayed skills and job competencies expected of a highperforming individual according to job level, as well as, over-all fit to the HRRACI Mission Vision.

60 points

Sub Total II

60 points

GRAND TOTAL

100 points

6. Selection Criteria for Institutional and Special Awards

          6.1 Once the nominee has passed the initial screening, nominee profile shall be passed
by the Awards Committee to the set of judges.
          6.2 The Awards Committee shall organize for all nominees to present themselves to
undergo a panel interview conducted by the board of judges.
          6.3 The total points earned by the nominee will be tallied, audited, and confirmed by the
Awards Committee.
          6.5 Nominee who will get the HIGHEST POINT per Category shall be declared as the
final Awardee of the Category.

INSTITUTIONAL and SPECIAL AWARDS

PART 1: INITIAL SCREENING

CRITERIA
POINT MATRIX
POINT SYSTEM

Business Registration

Fully registered and authorized to do business anywhere within Cebu (Cebu City, Mandaue City, LapuLapu City, Talisay City, and Cebu Province)

10 points

Years in Operation

Must have been operating in part or in full during the coverage year, 2021.

For Allied category: must be able to show proof that a % of its market belongs to the hospitality and tourism industry of Cebu.

10 points

Video Presentation

Must be able to send a 3-minute creative video presentation that introduces the company, its Mission-Vision, its core values, and on how its owners and employees live up to its company’s culture. Including a glimpse of front and back-ofthe-house areas will be a big advantage.

20 points

Sub Total I

40 points

PART II: PANEL INTERVIEW

CRITERIA
POINT MATRIX
POINT SYSTEM

INTERVIEW

A panel interview conducted by a distinct panel of judges coming from government and non-government institution will that allow the institution’s representative to showcase the strengths and unique initiatives of individual establishments.

The questions will be based on metrics and parameters required by the Institution and Special award as well as the over-all fit to the HRRACI Mission Vision.

60 points

Sub Total II

60 points

GRAND TOTAL

100 points

7. Nominations Period

        The nominations will be open between the months of April to July 15, 2022

8. Nomination Fees

HRRACI MEMBERS

  • Front of the House Category
  • Back of the House Category
  • Supervisory Category
  • Hotel & Resort Manager Category
  • Hospitality & Tourism Instructor Category
  • Business Excellence Award Restaurant Category
  • Allied Category (Special Awards)
  • CSR Excellence Category (Special Awards)
  • Responsible Tourism (Special Awards)

–           P 4,000.00
–           P 4,000.00
–           P 4,000.00
–           P 5,000.00
–           P 5,000.00
–           P 5,000.00

–           P 5,000.00
–           P 5,000.00
–           P 5,000.00

NON – HRRACI MEMBERS

  • Front of the House Category
  • Back of the House Category
  • Supervisory Category
  • Hotel & Resort Manager Category
  • Hospitality & Tourism Instructor Category
  • Business Excellence Award Restaurant Category
  • Allied Category (Special Awards)
  • CSR Excellence Category (Special Awards)
  • Responsible Tourism (Special Awards)

–           P 5,000.00
–           P 5,000.00
–           P 5,000.00
–           P 6,000.00
–           P 6,000.00
–           P 6,000.00

–           P 6,000.00
–           P 6,000.00
–           P 6,000.00

9. Awards Presentation

  • All nominees will be acknowledged and will receive a Certificate of Nomination during the awards ceremony
  • All nominees will be published in the HRRACI website//social media
    pages/newspapers.
  • All awardees will be published in the HRRAC website/social Media
    pages/newspapers.
  • All awardees will receive a Plaque of Recognition during the Awards Night. In the event
    that the awardee can’t make it on the day of the awarding, a representative may claim
    it on his/her behalf.
  • The award will be presented by the HRRACI Board of Trustees.
  • The award will be held every November of the year.