2010 Stars of the Industry Awards

The California Hotel & Lodging Association announced their 2010 Stars of the Industry award winners at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, CA on December 1, 2010. 

Outstanding Lodging Employee of the Year

Tyler Layton, Guest Services Agent, Hotel Abri, San Francisco
Norman Rodriguez, Restaurant Supervisor, The Westin Pasadena, Pasadena
Matt Van Hoorbeke, Bellman, Chancellor Hotel on Union Square, San Francisco

Outstanding Manager of the Year

Damien Keller, Director of Sales, Orchard Hotel, San Francisco
David R. Kirken, Director of Operations, La Quinta Resort & Club PGA West, La Quinta
Diane Pham, Banquet & Leisure Sales Manager, Hilton Garden Inn San Diego/Del Mar, San Diego

Outstanding General Manager of the Year

Bill Phelps, Hadsten House Inn & Spa, Solvang
Terri Haack, Terranea Resort & Spa, Rancho Palos Verdes
Douglas R. Korn, US Grant, San Diego

The Stevan Porter Emerging Hospitality Leader of the Year

Drew Berry, Director of Food & Beverage, L'Ermitage Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills
Michelle Holmberg, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco

Community Service

Hotel Nikko, San Francisco

Guest Relations

Technology Innovation of the Year

Lather, Pasadena

Special Events

US Grant, San Diego

Hotels That Help - Special Recognition Award

CHLA Partners