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In a glittering ceremony hosted by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA), the spotlight shone on industry luminaries whose passion, dedication, and commitment have left a mark on the hospitality landscape.

Among the honorees were Lou and Joy Moshakos, the dynamic duo behind LM Restaurants. Their contributions were celebrated with the highest accolades, recognizing their profound impact on the industry and their unwavering dedication to service and excellence.

Help us take a moment to celebrate this life accomplishment!

🏆 LOU & JOY MOSHAKOS, Founders of LM Restaurants

NCRLA Griff & June Glover Award for Service to the Association 2024

🥂 Cheers to you, Lou and Joy! We are honored to admire your ongoing accomplishments.

LOU & JOY MOSHAKOS: Champions of Hospitality

With more than 46 years of industry experience under their belt, Lou and Joy Moshakos are true icons of the hospitality world. As the founders and owners of LM Restaurants, they have built an empire grounded in a passion for serving others and a commitment to community engagement. Their journey, punctuated by successes, challenges, and triumphs, reflects their unwavering dedication to their craft and their genuine desire to make a difference.

In a heartfelt tribute, speakers at the NCRLA ceremony highlighted Moshakos’s philanthropic endeavors, including their support for community revitalization projects, fundraising initiatives, and establishment of multiple scholarships. Their commitment to educational opportunities has empowered countless individuals to pursue their dreams and achieve success in the hospitality industry.

Accepting the NCRLA Griff & June Glover Award for Service to the Association, Lou and Joy expressed gratitude for their team, acknowledging the collective effort that has propelled LM Restaurants to new heights. With their daughter, Amber, leading the company into the future, the Moshakos are proud to see their legacy continue through the next generation of leaders.

As the curtains closed on the NCRLA ceremony, the industry celebrated the remarkable achievements of Lou and Joy Moshakos. Their unwavering commitment to service, excellence, and community engagement serves as a testament to the transformative power of hospitality. As they continue to inspire and uplift others, their legacy will endure, shaping the future of the industry for generations to come.

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