Picking the best Revelstoke has to offer

2014 Nominees List
Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce
Business Excellence Awards

Entrepreneurial Excellence Award – “Nominee has taken or overcome a risk to achieve success in their field. Shows exemplary initiatives in business. Demonstrates exceptional skills in providing the existing business to grow. The business must be less than 2 years old, or be an existing business that has developed a new product or service in the last 2 years.”

Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen
Carrie’s Home Café
Chopsticks 11
Revelstoke Pool and Spa
The Taco Club Food Services
Wandering Wheels
Your Office & Art Centre
Yvette Pendergast Bette’s Underthings & Clothing

Business Person of the Year: “This local businessperson is an excellent role model and is seen as a leader in the business community. Has a history of innovative ideas and business excellence. Nominee must be an active participant (owner/manager) in a for profit business.”

Angus and Emma Fraser – Valhalla Pure
Cindy Pearce – Mountain Labyrinths Consulting
Fred Buruschi
James MacDonald – A&W Restaurant
Joel Asher – The Village Idiot, Big Eddy Pub, Chubby Funsters
Marissa Moore – Wildflower Wellness
Mark McKee – Revelstoke Mobility
Mike Gravelle – Skookum Cycle & Ski
Nicole Cherlet – Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen
Scott Duke – Revelstoke Property Services
Shelly Klassen – Main Street Cafe
Stephen Hui – Pharmasave
Trevor English – Red Apple
Yvette Pendergast – Bette’s Underthings & Clothing 

Business of the Year: “Nominee has demonstrated all-round excellence through innovation, sustainable development, customer service, risk taking and community support.”

Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen
Home Hardware
Jade Mountain Wellness & Acupuncture
Village Idiot Bar & Grill
Kawakubo Japanese Restaurant
Legends-N-Heroes Toy-N-Team Wear
McDonald’s Restaurant
Reved Media and Design
Repose Massage Therapy and Day Spa
Revelstoke Credit Union
Revelstoke Credit Union Insurance
Revelstoke Flooring Centre
Skookum Cycle & Ski
Stoke FM
the CUBE Hotel & Hostel
Valhalla Pure Outfitters Revelstoke
Your Office & Art Centre

Employee of the Year – “Nominee has demonstrated excellence and dedication to their employer, provided support to other employees and demonstrated excellent customer service skills.”

Anne McKenzie of McDonalds
Chelsea Groffen of Rona Building Center
Cory Beisel of Apex Rafting
Dan Sculnick of Revelstoke Mountain Resort
David Beruschi of VVI Construction Ltd
Doug Anderson of Home Hardware
Heather Bishop of the Revelstoke Visitor Centre
Illa Grier of The Modern Bakeshop & Café
Jamie Hobgood of The Last Drop
Joanne Pinette of Cooper’s Foods
Kevin Feng of Cooper’s Foods
Raighel Levesque of Style Trend Clothiers
Roberta Bobicki of Revelstoke Credit Union
Sheryl Hermanson of Home Hardware Revelstoke
Tammy Sutherland of Home Hardware
Tannis Kungl of Revelstoke Credit Union
Tanya Wolgram of Emo’s on First
Terry Robertson of RCUI Wealth Manager
Theresa McGeragle of Flowt Bikes & Skis
Tracey McKinney of Revelstoke Credit Union
Veronika Stevenson of Skytrek Adventure Park

Accommodations Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated and consistently delivered a top quality product and outstanding customer service “

Alpenrose Revelstoke Bed & Breakfast
Best Western Plus – Revelstoke Bighorn
Coast Hillcrest Resort Hotel
Courthouse Inn Revelstoke
Glacier House Resort
Monashee Lodge Revelstoke
Revelstoke Snowed Inn Bed & Breakfast
Snowdrifters Guesthouse
Sutton Place Hotel
Swiss Chalet Motel

Food Service Excellence Award: “Nominee exemplifies a commitment to excellence in the foodservice industry. This award is designed to recognize those facilities that take the initiative to go above and beyond in customer service, food preparation and execution.”

Emo’s on First
Frisby Ridge Teriyaki
Kawakubo Japanese Restaurant
La Baguette
Mountain Meals
Paramjit’s Kitchen
The Modern Bakeshop & Café
The Rockford
The Taco Club Food Services
Village Idiot Bar & Grill
Zalas Steak & Pizza House

 Tourism and Attractions Excellence Award: “This category is open to attractions and cultural venues which contribute to the tourism experience and enhancement of the area. Attractions may be developed in conjunction with a natural attraction or on their own”

Apex Raft Company
BC Interior Forestry Museum
Glacier House Resort
Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Revelstoke Museum & Archives
Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre
Revelstoke Cycling Association
Sky Trek Adventure Park
Revelstoke Nickelodeon
Williamson Lake Campground

Retail and Service Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated excellence in quality, value, innovative marketing and customer service. This business is proactive in market trends, provides a variety of products, stands behind their products and services, demonstrates a good value for the price, and establishes good relationships with its customers”

Art First!
Bette’s Underthings & Clothing
Big Mountain Kitchen and Linens
Southside Grocery
Flowt Bikes and Skis
Free Spirit Sports & Leisure
Home Hardware
Kootenay Carshare Cooperative
Legends-N-Heroes Toy-N-Team Wear
Mountain Goodness Natural Foods
Retail Store at RMR
Rona Building Center
Skookum Cycle & Ski
Style Trend Clothiers
Trukars Enterprises Inc.
Universal Footwear
Valhalla Pure
Your Office & Art Centre

Industrial & Manufacturing Excellence Award: “Nominee must locally manufacture a quality product. Should benefit the economic base of Revelstoke, through the manufacturing of their product, and be a profitable and sustainable business.”

Alter Nation Sewing
Bob Dickson Carpentry
Downie Timber Ltd
John Todds Construction
Lortap Architectural Millwork
Mt Begbie Brewing Co.
Selkirk Specialty Woods Products Ltd
Stoke Roasted Coffee Co.
Take to Heart Contracting
Toppa Stone Services
Trapper Snowboards
Tsuga Timbercraft

Home-Based Business Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated excellence in product innovation. A home-operated business that consistently shows excellence and quality in service and merchandising. Must be a licensed home-based business”

Alter Nation Sewing
BA Sausage
Diva Den Day Spa
Cochrane Construction
Mogad Services
Mountain Labyrinth Consulting
Poppi’s Guesthouse
Revelstoke Pool and Spa
Carmichael Consulting
Sew What?
Squeaky Cheeks
Touch of Elegance
Touch of Light


Community Support Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated support of Revelstoke through volunteer involvement and has enhanced or assisted our community through direct contribution to the quality of life within it”

Alan Mason, Community Economic Development
Brett Renaud
Brent Strand
Brett and Scott Renaud
Catherine Bellerose
Joe Lammers
McDonald’s Restaurant
Revelstoke Credit Union
Rona Building Center
Steven Hui – Pharmasave
Tanya Secord – Touch of Elegance & Selkirk Saddle Club

 Youth Employer Award: “This award recognizes employers who are known to hire, mentor and create work experience opportunities for youth in our community. Youth is defined as those 12-30 years of age.”

Cooper’s Foods
MacDonald’s Restaurant
Revelstoke Child Care Society
Revelstoke Mountain Resort
The Modern Bakeshop & Café

Best New or Renovated Building Design: “Recognizing Revelstoke’s building and development trade in design excellence. “

City Furniture
Mica Heliskiing – Mica Lodge
Nu-Trend Construction – Downie
Peter Bernacki – Residence
RCU Insurance Services
Revelstoke Bottle Depot
Revelstoke Land and Development Company – Visitor Centre
Selkirk Saddle Club – Arena
The Cube Hotel & Hostel
Tree Construction