The 21st Annual DRA Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards are right around the corner…and we couldn’t be more excited to gather and celebrate Delaware’s vibrant restaurant industry and raise a glass to our NEW Cornerstone Award Winner, Restaurateurs of the Year, and “Industry Impact Award” honorees. This is truly an event you don’t want to miss….our industry’s biggest night of the year!

Sample food & spirits from Delaware’s best restaurants, enjoy live music from the Hot Sauce Band, and don’t forget about our our exclusive After-Party at the new Starboard Claw – honoring DRA Chairman of the Board Gianmarco Martuscelli!

Congratulations to our 2023 Award Winners!

Cornerstone Award: Nicola Pizza

Restaurateurs of the Year: Lewes Oyster House (Sean Corea, Tom LIttle, Tim Bartley)

Industry Impact Awards: Delaware Food Writers (Pam George, Patty Talorico, Bob Yesbek) & the Food Bank of Delaware (Cathy Kanefsky)

Tickets to the DRA’s 21st Annual Cornerstone Awards are $89 per person, inclusive of live music and over 25 stations of Delaware’s finest food & drinks from your favorite restaurants, local breweries, wineries & craft cocktails.

Need a room for the night after this fun-filled event?

Please use this link for special room rates at the Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, conveniently located in the same building complex as the Cornerstone Awards event. Guests may also call reservations at 1-855-556-1297 and ask for the Delaware Restaurant Association Cornerstone rate.

Interested in Event Sponsorship and Marketing Opportunities?

Allied DRA Members & Community Partners, click here for full details about showcasing your brand and gaining access to Delaware’s top restaurateurs at the 20th Annual DRA Cornerstone Awards. We do have advertisement-only opportunities in our official event program – email for more info!