Latrelle’s Chosen as Finalist for Best Overall Restaurateur
Latrelle’s Chosen as Finalist for Best Overall Restaurateur by Airport Experience News
February 5, 2020

Houston, TX — February 5, 2020 —LaTrelle’s Management Corporation has been nominated as a finalist in the Best Overall Restaurateur category for the Airport Experience® Awards, an annual awards gala produced by the industry’s leading publication, Airport Experience® News (AXN). 

The Best Restaurateur nomination marks the fourth year in a row that LaTrelle’s has been nominated by its peers to receive one of AXN’s top honors. Previously, LaTrelle’s was nominated for three consecutive years to receive the Airport Experience®Award for Best ACDBE Operator in the US airport system — an honor the company won in both 2017 and 2019. 

The winner of AXN’s Best Overall Restaurateur will be named during the awards ceremony hosted during the AX Conference, which is scheduled to take place March 1- 4, 2020. In addition to LaTrelle’s, there are four other companies contending for the national honor of being named Best Restaurateur. 

“Our family has been in the restaurant business for three generations, and it is a passion that I believe has grown in intensity with each year. Over the last 35 years, we have made it our priority to wow travelers and airport employees with a wonderful atmosphere in which to enjoy one of life’s greatest pleasures – great food, served fresh.  It’s an honor to be recognized by AXN for doing what we do best,”said Cameron James, Operations Director for LaTrelle’s.

Chris James, Business Development Director for LaTrelle’s said, “We are thrilled to be recognized by our peers for providing exceptional restaurant experiences. We are also humbled to be included on AXN’s short list of top restaurateurs. The restaurant industry is fiercely competitive, so to garner national recognition for doing what we love is truly an honor.”  

The AXN awards are the culminating event of a three-day conference and exhibition attended by thousands of industry leaders representing airports throughout the nation. The awards recognize, honor and celebrate the airports, leaders, operators and concepts that are revolutionizing the landscape, evolving the industry and changing the conversation of airport businesses.


About LaTrelle’s— For 35 years, LaTrelle’s has owned and operated a diverse portfolio of restaurants in some of America’s largest and busiest airports, cities and sports and entertainment venues. A James family company, LaTrelle’s has won countless awards for operational excellence, customer service, menu innovations, and cleanliness. LaTrelle’s is a trusted leader in the franchise management industry and CFO, Kenneth James, attributes the company’s expansive growth and continued success to its ongoing commitment to provide great food served fresh. 

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