WINNER – Restaurant 27 is this year’s winner of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year award in the one to 15 employee category.

Red Deer businesses receive Business of the Year awards

  • Oct. 20, 2010 3:26 p.m.

The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce has announced the three recipients of the 2010 Business of the Year Awards at their 29th Annual Business Awards.

The awards were announced at a banquet, attended by more than 300 local business leaders, held Oct. 19 at the Red Deer College Arts Centre.

The 2010 recipients are Restaurant 27 & Lounge (Business of the Year 1- 15 Employees), CARE Industries Ltd (Business of the Year 16 – 49 Employees) and Scott Builders Inc. (Business of the Year 50+ Employees).

The 2010 Business of the Year Awards is organized by the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce and held annually in conjunction with BDC’s Small Business Week.

The Business Awards are presented in three categories to exceptional businesses within the Red Deer area. All companies, Chamber members and non-Chamber members are eligible to be nominated for an award.

“Red Deer boasts a diverse, innovative and resilient business community,” said Red Deer Bruce Schollie. President of the Chamber of Commerce. “We’re privileged to showcase and celebrate the strong, vibrant businesses in this region.”

With more than 920 business members, the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce is an association that promotes business growth and prosperity through leadership and innovation in the Red Deer area.

The original Restaurant 27 opened its doors in downtown Red Deer on Jan. 12, 2008 under the partnership of brothers Darren Gauthier and Dwayne Gauthier.

The driving concept was to open a contemporary restaurant specializing in Fine Dining Food in a fun and casual atmosphere.

In 2009 they moved to the old “Capers” location on Gaetz Ave, just north of 32 St. Restaurant 27 & Lounge utilizes local suppliers and organic product whenever possible. The firm’s Local & Canadian fusion cuisine is meant to be offered with exceptional quality but also at great value.

Care Industries is a Canadian owned and operated company based in Red Deer. The company strives to be an industry leader when it comes to the manufacturing of well servicing equipment; specifically service rigs, masts, pump trucks, and mud tanks, along with a complete repair and retrofit service.

Since their inception they’ve have been satisfying the Canadian oilfield industry, as well as international markets including United States, Australia, Russia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan.

Their facility includes more than five acres of land featuring, 2,100 sq. ft. of office space and over 28,350 sq. ft. of manufacturing space complete with six 10-ton overhead cranes.

Formed in 1971, Scott Builders Inc is a leader in commercial, industrial, institutional low-rise construction markets, specializing in total construction service offering a single point of contact for every phase of a project. The 100% employee-owned company operates out of six full service branches, Barrie, Calgary, Edmonton, Milton, Owen Sound and Red Deer and were ranked 35th out of the Top 40 Canadian Contractors by volume in 2009. Led by quality people that are empowered, trained and constantly seeking to improve – with strengthened commitment through ownership.


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