Visit Lake Charles is seeking nominations for the second annual R.O.S.E. (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards. The winners will be announced during National Travel & Tourism Week, May 7-13, on Wednesday, May 10, at L’Auberge Casino Resort in a ceremony to honor outstanding employees in the hospitality industry who are exceptional employees and go above and beyond for guests. The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, Feb. 22.


“The R.O.S.E. Awards provides a platform to shine a spotlight on team members in the hospitality industry who provide exemplary service in a variety of capacities. We encourage everyone to nominate local candidates to receive this well-deserved recognition,” said Kyle Edmiston, president/CEO of Visit Lake Charles. 


There are 10 award categories that acknowledge the hard work of various hospitality professionals including those employed by restaurants, hotels, transportation services, casinos, and more. An impartial panel of judges will select the winners in each category.  For more information about ROSE Award nominations or to submit a candidate for consideration, go to