Hooters of Raleigh Airport Brings Home 2009 Kitchen Crew of the Year Title and $10,000

Jan 15, 2010, 08:30 ET from Hooters of America, Inc.

ATLANTA, Jan. 15 The kitchen staff of the Hooters of Raleigh Airport has been awarded the title of 2009 Hooters Kitchen Crew of the Year.  The coveted award is given to the top Hooters kitchen crew in the country based on safety awareness, performance and productivity.  

Along with the title, the crew was awarded $10,000 to split amongst the staff, a custom belt buckle and a plaque that will remain in the restaurant for the entirety of the year.    

"We have a very loyal and dedicated kitchen crew at the Hooters of Raleigh Airport," said Blair Pender, Regional Manager for Central Carolina. "The store was up against some tough competition and I am very proud that they stood out and were recognized for their hard work."  

Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 450 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 26 foreign countries.  The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida.  Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls.  For more information about Hooters visit www.hooters.com.  

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