Howard H. Moffet, a partner in Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, a Baltimore accounting and consulting firm, was honored May 16 at the Edward A. Myerberg Senior Center’s annual event. Moffet has served as president and treasurer of the multipurpose senior center, and now is on the board of directors. He also serves on the budget and finance committee and board of directors of Beth El Congregation, is president of the Fields of Stevenson Homeowners Association, and treasurer of the Pikesville Communities Corporation. Moffet, a University of Baltimore graduate, specializes in providing tax, accounting and consulting services to a range of clients, including retail establishments, professional service firms and restaurants.
The Restaurant Association of Maryland presented awards May 16 at the 57th Annual McCormick & Company Stars of the Industry Awards Gala: Restaurateur of the Year: Billy Carder, BJ’s on the Water (Ocean City); Chef of the Year: Brian Boston, The Milton Inn (Sparks); Favorite Bar or Tavern: Fish Tales (Ocean City); Pastry Chef of the Year: Isaiah Billington (Baltimore); Wine and Beverage Program of the Year: Victoria Gastro Pub (Columbia); Favorite New Restaurant: B&O American Brasserie (Baltimore); Favorite Restaurant: Sunset Grille (Ocean City); Green Restaurant of the Year: Crab Shanty Restaurant (Ellicott City); Allied Member of the Year: Payce Payroll, represented by Brian Pfeifer; The Brice & Shirley Phillips Lifetime Industry Achievement Award: Lawrence Wilhelm (Friendly Farm Family Style Restaurant); Schellhase Award: William King III of The Crab Shanty Restaurant; McCormick Cornerstone Award: Galaxy 66 Bar & Grille (Ocean City); Glory Days Grill (Gaithersburg); Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille (Edgewater); Graul’s Market & Café (Lutherville); Moxie Bakery & Café (Frederick); Phillips Seafood (Baltimore); Rí Rá Irish Pub (Bethesda); Maryland Hall of Honor Inductees: Brewer’s Alley Restaurant & Brewery (Frederick); Double T Diner (statewide); Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille (statewide); Grille at Harryman House (Reisterstown); Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant (Hagerstown); Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation ProStart Teacher of the Year: Laura Safrit (Rising Sun High School); Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation ProStart Student of the Year: Elinn Hesse (Howard County ARL).
Barbie Prince, head of school at Shoshana S. Cardin School, in Baltimore, has been selected to participate in Project SuLaM: Study, Leadership and Mentoring, a professional development program funded by The AVI CHAI Foundation. Project SuLaM, a program of RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network, provides a year of intensive Judaic studies. Working closely with mentors and master teachers of Jewish text, participants spend two summers in New York City exploring Jewish text and tradition.