Island View Casino Resort was a recipient of the 2019 Partnership Award, presented at the 37th annual Chefs of the Coast Food & Wine Gala on October 20th in Biloxi.
GULPORT, Miss. – The Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association recognized three local restaurants with the 2019 Partnership Award. The awards were presented on October 20th at the 37th annual Chefs of the Coast Food & Wine Gala. Scranton’s Restaurant, Stinson Group, and Island View Casino Resort were honored with the award, a glass flame-shaped trophy.
This is the first year the Coast Restaurant Association has presented this award. “The Partnership Award is in the shape of a flame, and this is symbolic in that these award recipients have worked with us over the past several years to keep Chefs of the Coast on the map as the premiere food and wine event on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,” said Susan Perkins, executive director of the Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association. “Our Association works for the local restaurants, and these three recipents have helped us keep the flame burning all these years.”
Scranton’s Restaurant is located in Pascagoula and has been in business since 1982. Stinson Group includes The Reef in Biloxi and Salute Italian & Seafood Restaurant in Gulfport. Island View Casino Resort is located in Gulfport. All have participated in Chefs of the Coast and have been members of the Association since opening their doors.
The Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association has been the voice of the local restaurant industry for more than 35 years, supporting the industry through government representation, education, and mentorship. The Coast Restaurant Association aims to provide assistance to local high school culinary programs and scholarships to culinary students attending Mississippi colleges and community outreach programs. We are a 501(C)(6) organization.