Latrelle's Wins Best ACDBE Operator
LaTrelle's Wins Best ACDBE Operator in US Airports at the 2019 AXN Awards
March 2019
Chris and Cameron James accept award on behalf of LaTrelle's for Best ACDBE Operator in US Airports

Restaurateurs Win Top Honor for the Second Time in Three Years

Houston, TX — March 1, 2019 — For the second time in three years, LaTrelle’s Management Corporation has won the Airport Experience News Award for the Best ACDBE Operator in US airports. An event hosted by the airport industry’s leading news publication, Airport Experience News (AXN), 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. 

Held Wednesday, February 27th at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV, the awards were the culminating event of a three-day conference and exhibition attended by over one thousand industry leaders representing airports throughout the nation. An honor bestowed on winners through the votes of airport executives from across the country, the award for Best ACDBE Operator was accepted by Cameron James, Operations Director and Chris James, Business Development Director. 

“We are truly honored to receive such a prestigious award from our peers,” said President, Kenneth James, “For three generations, our family has relished the opportunity to create and deliver exceptional restaurant experiences to travelers and airport employees and we look forward to continuing this tradition for many years to come.”  

Among the reasons AXN gave that led to LaTrelle's receiving the award are the company’s attention to details and its ability to execute a brand's vision with precision. In addition, LaTrelle’s is also highly regarded by peers for being innovative. The company is well-known amongst fellow restaurateurs as being the first to introduce several beloved local, regional and national brands to airports throughout the nation, including: Wendy's, Subway, Buffalo Wild Wings, Bullritos, Stumptown Coffee, Pink's Pizza and Hubcap Grill. 

“As passionate restaurateurs, we are thrilled to be recognized for doing what we love, which is providing discerning customers with consistently excellent restaurant experiences,” said Cameron James. 


About LaTrelle’s — For nearly 30 years, LaTrelle’s has owned and operated a diverse portfolio of top franchises 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 Wally James, COO, attributes the company’s expansive growth and continued success to its ongoing commitment to provide fresh food served well. 

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