Monday, April 18, 2011

UNLV honors Guy Fieri, Alumnus of the Year

The seventh annual Vallen Dinner of Distinction, sponsored by the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration, honors industry executives who have made significant contributions to the hospitality industry & hospitality education.

On April 28, 2011, 5:30pm - 9pm, at the Aria Resort & Casino, Ironwood Ballroom, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV, Guy Fieri will be named,

Alumnus of the Year
Guy Fieri '90

Other honorees include: Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. (Gaming Management Association Award), Christopher W. Silva, Thomas A. Jingoli ’96 MS, Chris Meyer ’84 (Industry Executives of the Year), NEXTEP SYSTEMS (Caesars Entertainment Excellence in Innovation Award).

Individual tickets: $100 for dues-paying alumni, $125 for non-members. Table of 8: $850; Table of 8, logo on screen during dinner: $1,250; Table of 8, logo on screen during dinner, full page ad in program: $1,500. Contact Robyn Hadden, BEH 445, (702) 895-3148 or email

The event features silent and live auctions to benefit the hotel college’s alumni relations program and the Stuart H. Mann Endowment Fund, which supports professional development opportunities for Hotel College faculty, staff and students. Contact Afsha Bawany, (702) 895-5515.

More info on this event:,,

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of 28,000 students and 3,300 faculty and staff. Founded in 1957, the university offers more than 220 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs. UNLV is located on a 332-acre campus in dynamic Southern Nevada and is classified in the category of Research Universities (high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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