The Honorable Mayor Don Guardian
Mayor Don Guardian, Atlantic City’s newly elected mayor, will be honored for his over two decades of leadership as Executive Director of the Special Improvement District, his community participation and activism, as well as his vision for Atlantic City. Mayor Guardian proves to be a business citizen who’s interested in ensuring a vibrant community for all.
Academy of Culinary Arts Honoree
Nicole Gaffney is a chef, writer and television personality best known for being second runner up on the 10th season of the reality cooking competition, Food Network Star. On the show, Nicole brought attention to her “Coastal Cuisine,” cooking up dishes that boast bright, clean flavors, using fresh ingredients and simple preparations.