Awards & Certifications

Awards

United States Air Force Hennessey Trophy…
Dyess AFB, Winner Best of the Best in Multiple Facility Category 2002

United States Army Connelly Award Winner
Fort Wainwright, Alaska…For Excellence in Food Service 2003

US GSA Public Service Award for Efforts and Service provided to the
Government, Post 9/11 at our GSA Cafe Contracts located at 500 Pearl Street and 26 Federal Plaza, Lower Manhattan, Dec 2001

US Navy, NEY Award, The Best in the World, US Naval Base Pearl Harbor, 2005 & 2007

US SBA Small Business Person of the Year, 1997

US SBA Minority Entrepreneur of the Year, 1996

NMBC Outstanding Minority Business of the Year, 2003

Certifications

US Federal Government
As a WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business)

Certified by The State of New Jersey
As a WMBE Firm (Woman, Minority Owned Firm)

Certified by The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
As a WMBE Firm (Woman, Minority Owned Firm)

Certified by The City of Philadelphia
As a WMBE Firm (Woman, Minority Owned Firm)

Certified by The National Minority Business Council
As a MBE Firm (Minority Owned Firm)

Winner of the U.S. Navy NEY Award – 2005 & 2007

Pearl Harbor, HI

As a subcontractor to Ti Hu Services, Acorn managed the contract for Mess Attendant Services contract at the Silver Dolphin Bistro, United States Naval Base, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. In 2005 & 2007 the Silver Dolphin Bistro was awarded the NEY Award that identifies it as the “Best of the Best” in a worldwide Navy competition. Acorn and Acorn began operations in the award winning dining hall in 2004