Visit Temecula Valley announces Xenia winners via Zoom

Robin McCoy, director of culinary instruction at Oak Grove Culinary Creations, right, accepts the Champion Culinary Award while Tammy Wilson, executive director of Oak Grove Center, watches. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Kimberly Adams, president and CEO of Visit Temecula Valley, welcomed everyone to a live Zoom event celebrating a year’s worth of service and hospitality shown by the area’s top businesses.The COVID-19 pandemic was at the forefront of everyone’s mind during the annual Xenia Awards Tuesday, July 21.“Think back to last year's phenomenal success and the promise of another great year in 2020,” Adams said. “Who would have ever guessed we would experience a once in a lifetime pandemic. The great news is we are a community of resilient, successful oriented hospitality professionals, and we are enthusiastically bringing our tourism economy back today.”Bea Barnett, superintendent of Temecula Community Services,
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