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At LM Restaurants, we are dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the outstanding contributions of our team members who go above and beyond to provide exceptional hospitality. We are thrilled to share that Davin Coutu, our talented Bartender and Front of House Shift Leader at Oceanic at the Crystal Pier in Wrightsville Beach, NC, has been honored with the prestigious Wilmington Tourism Star Award, issued by the Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau!

The Tourism Star Award highlights individuals who exemplify excellence in hospitality, dedication to their community, and an unwavering passion for their work. Davin has not only been a key figure at Oceanic Wrightsville (for 25 YEARS!) but also a cornerstone of the Wrightsville Beach community. Known for his unwavering support for New Hanover County’s hospitality industry, Davin has made friends with countless out-of-town guests who return year after year, drawn by his welcoming hospitality.

As said by Davin himself: “I’m incredibly honored to receive the Wilmington Tourism Star Award. It’s a testament to the amazing team at Oceanic and the support we receive from LM Restaurants. I love what I do, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in our guests’ experiences.”

Davin’s dedication to his role has not only enhanced the guest experience at Oceanic Wrightsville, but has also positively showcased our destination. His efforts to support and uplift guests through challenging times, his genuine connections with visitors, and his enthusiastic promotion of Wrightsville Beach are just a few reasons why he is a true hospitality legend.

We invite you to visit Oceanic at the Crystal Pier in Wrightsville Beach, NC to experience Davin’s award-winning service firsthand. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’ll be welcomed with the warmth and excellence that have earned Davin this incredible accolade.