2019 “Best for Our Guests” Awards Announced

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2019) — The Philadelphia Area Concierge Association (PACA) which is the premier hospitality industry organization for professional concierges throughout the region, is proud to announce the 2019 The Best for Our Guests award winners, honoring those restaurants, services, retailers, tour companies and attractions which have provided the utmost in customer service and unparalleled experiences for the tens of thousands of guests, residents and tenants that the concierges assist with recommendations on a yearly basis.

The winners was announced at a ceremony on Monday, August 12 at Fitler Club

The Best for Our Guests Categories/Nominees/Winners

FINE DINING                

WINNER: Barclay Prime Nominees: Bibou/Vernick Food & Drink    

CASUAL DINING            

WINNER: Parc Nominees: Gran Caffe L’Aquila, Sampan    


WINNER: Alpen RoseNominees: Cry Baby Pasta/Fiore


WINNER: Boyd’s / Macy’s (tie) Nominee: Anthropologie


WINNER: Philadelphia Museum of Art Nominees: The Barnes/Penn Museum      

TOURIST SITE                    

WINNER: Independence National Historic Park Nominees: Franklin Institute, One Liberty Observation Deck


WINNER: Walnut Street Theater Nominees:Academy of Music, Wilma Theater 

MUSIC VENUE                 

WINNER: The Kimmel Center for the Performing ArtsNominees: The Met Philadelphia/Wells Fargo Center World Cafe Live


WINNER: Philadelphia Trolley Works Big Bus Company Nominees: Free Tours by Foot


WINNER: Franklin Institute Nominees: Academy of Natural Science, Philadelphia Zoo    

Nomination Criteria: All selections were by Philadelphia Area Concierge Association members.

Media contact: Fran Nachman, Lead Concierge Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square Events Director, Philadelphia Area Concierge Association Phone: 215-869-1344  email:

Founded in 1996 the Philadelphia Area Concierge Association is a non-profit service industry organization comprised of the region’s hotel, corporate and residential concierges.