Each year, the Murphy Group of Restaurants celebrates the excellence of its locations during our annual MGR Awards Dinner. The night gives us a chance to recognize and celebrate the contribution of our various locations to the overall success of the Murphy Group of Restaurants.
To view the description of the awards and the previous winners, simply click on the following award titles. Human Resources Award
The Murphy Group of Restaurants Human Resources Award is presented annually to the location that strives to achieve overall excellence in all components of human resources which include: training, staff development and motivation, administrative tasks and Health and Safety.
Murphy Investments Ltd Bursary Award
The Murphy Group of Restaurants Neighborhood Marketing Award is presented annually to the location that best demonstrates excellence in Neighborhood Marketing.
Each of the four awards is presented to a fulltime ATHI student who demonstrates a combination of academic achievement, financial need, and interest & attitude for work in the hospitality industry.
Special Achievement Award
The Murphy Group of Restaurants President’s Award is presented annually to the person who best displays outstanding enthusiasm, leadership and dedication to quality, service, cleanliness and overall dedication in the running of their operation.
Store of the Year
The Murphy Group of Restaurants Special Achievement Award is presented annually to the individual who demonstrates a great devotion and enthusiasm in their quest for achieving excellence!
The Murphy Group of Restaurants Store of the Year Award is presented annually to the Murphy Group of Restaurants location that achieves overall excellence in day to day operations of their establishment and which has made a significant contribution to the success of Murphy Group of Restaurants.Supplier of the Year
2002 - Off Broadway
2003 - Pizza Delight 1911 Jail
2004 - Eastside Mario’s
2005 - Gahan House
2006 - Fishbones
2007 - The Gahan House
2008 - Dooly's Summerside
2009 - East Side Mario's
2010 - The Gahan House
Unsung Hero Award
This award exemplifies great customer service, quality products and a dedication to the success of the Murphy Group of Restaurants.
W.A. Murphy Memorial Scholarship
The Murphy Group of Restaurants Unsung Hero Award is presented annually to someone who has demonstrated outstanding qualities in the running of their operation. This person takes a tremendous amount of pride in the MGR principles of operational excellence and has shown an extra effort and perseverance in helping the company, mentoring their staff and giving back to thier community.
This award is intended to recognize the manager who has performed good deeds, built pride within the compnay and should be honored for their exceptional efforts as an unsung hero.
2007 - Jackie Mears - Eastside Mario's Kiosk
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled fulltime in a program at the Atlantic Tourism and Hospitality Institute. Applicants are assessed on overall performance in the training program, their previous experience in their chosen field and their commitment to that field and their program.
2007 - Sam Murphy