Awards

2019

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2019 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award.
  • Springfield Country club received The Knot’s 2019 Best of Weddings Award.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received the 2019 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award.
  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets’ Fresh Grocer of Upper Darby won the 2019 National Grocers Association Creative Choice Award for Marketing, Connections through Print.

2016

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2016 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted one of the top 5 places for Best Italian Food in the Philly A List Best of 2016 Competition.
  • Springfield Country Club was voted as a finalist for Best Wedding Venue in the Philly A List Best of 2016 Competition.
  • The Burns’ Fresh Grocer received LISC Philadelphia’s Champion Funder Award in recognition, celebration and gratitude for their multi-year investments in LISC’s work to strengthen Philadelphia’s most underserved neighborhoods.
  • Springfield Country Club received the 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice award for Best Caterer AND Best Wedding Venue.
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield received the 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice award for Favorite Hotel.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline received the 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice award for Favorite Grocery Store AND Best Meat Market.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received numerous 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice awards including Favorite Happy Hour, Favorite Place for Live Entertainment, Favorite Place to Go on the Weekend, Favorite Place to Take a Date, and Favorite Place for Outdoor Dining
  • In June 2016, the Burns’ Family Fresh Grocer received a Citation from the Council of the City of Philadelphia for its tireless efforts and dedicated service to the community.
  • Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th District presented The Fresh Grocer of La Salle with the Civic Leader Award for its “generous commitment of time, support and backing of our endeavors.”
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Venue, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2016
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Caterer, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2016
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar is the 2016 Best of the Main Line winner for two categories: Best Outdoor Dining and Best Burger
  • Philadelphia Business Journal 2016 Lists for Top Meeting Sites, Springfield Country Club Ranked #14
  • 2016 Best of the Best winner in County Lines Magazine’s Dining Guide: Tavola Restaurant + Bar, Best Happy Hour
  • The 2016 Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Small Family Business of the year award to: Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets (Shop Rite/The Fresh Grocer)
  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets received Honorable Mention for NGA’s 2016 Creative Choice Merchandising entry Fresh Household Values, ‘Store in a Store’
  • Springfield Country Club was awarded The Knot Pick 2016, Best of Weddings

2013

  • 2013 Best of Show Merchandising Award (2013 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Creative Choice Awards Contest) – The Fresh Grocer unveiled a new, health-focused supermarket field trip program to educate grade school students on healthy eating. To promote this interactive supermarket experience, the “Fresh Finds Field Trips at the Fresh Grocer” campaign showcased the program as part of an ongoing initiative to decrease childhood obesity in their communities.
  • Winner: Best Wellness / Healthy Living Event (2013 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Creative Choice Awards Contest) – The Fresh Grocer unveiled a new, health-focused supermarket field trip program to educate grade school students on healthy eating. To promote this interactive supermarket experience, the “Fresh Finds Field Trips at the Fresh Grocer” campaign showcased the program as part of an ongoing initiative to decrease childhood obesity in their communities.
  • Best Store Design (2013 Progressive Grocer Outstanding Independents Award) for The Fresh Grocer supermarket at Wellness Plaza in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award 2013

2018

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2018 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received County Lines Magazine’s 2018 Best of the Best annual dining award for Best Patio Bar.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received the 2018 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award.

2015

  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Favorite Grocery Store in the 2015 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice Awards.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Best Supermarket in the 2015 Best of Delco Awards hosted by the Delaware County Daily Times.
  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets was recognized in the 2015 Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Employers List.
  • Patrick Burns of Springfield Country Club received the 2015 Corporate Humanitarian Award at the 2015 Clara Barton Awards Reception hosted by the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Venue, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2015
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Caterer, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2015
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2015
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Favorite Banquet Facility, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Best Place to Hold a Wedding Reception, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield was voted one of the Best Local Hotels, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield was voted Favorite Hotel, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield received Trip Advisor’s 2015 Certificate of Excellence
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Outdoor Dining, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Brunch, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Happy Hour, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Outdoor Dining, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was recognized as Critics’ Pick for Best Alfresco Happy Hour, Best of the Main Line 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was recognized as Readers’ Pick for Best Appetizers, Best of the Main Line 2015

2012

  • In 2012, The Fresh Grocer was awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in recognition of their valuable contributions to the Northwest Philadelphia Regional 2012 Martin Luther King day of Service.
  • 2012 IAJVS (International Association of Jewish Vocational Services) annual business leadership award. This award is given to a corporate partner of an IAJVS affiliate who has shown great leadership and vision by employing program participants and making a significant contribution to its community.
  • 2012 Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery, Rising Star – Carly Spross, Marketing Director
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award 2012

2010

  • The Fresh Grocer received the General Building Contractors Association’s award for Best Commercial Project Under $15 Million in 2010 for the construction of the Progress Plaza Fresh Grocer location in North Philadelphia.
  • First Lady Michelle Obama chose The Fresh Grocer at Progress Plaza as the location to launch her Let’s Move! Program in February 2010. The First Lady recognized The Fresh Grocer’s commitment to improving food access in underserved areas as well as their commitment to improving the health and wellness of their communities.

2008

  • Best in Show (Supervalu 2008 Creative Showcase Awards, a peer-judged competition to recognize excellence in grocery retailing) – The Fresh Grocer was recognized for a body of work related to Loyalty Marketing that encompassed many aspects of store merchandising, marketing, consumer interaction and design that enhanced customer experience.
  • 1st Place: Internet/Loyalty Marketing Category (Supervalu 2008 Creative Showcase Awards, a peer-judged competition to recognize excellence in grocery retailing) – The Fresh Grocer earned recognition for a loyalty card promotion that provides savings on groceries, prescription drugs and fuel. More than 7,000 customers signed up for the program in the first three days of the program launch.

2017

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2017 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was named the 2017 Best of the Main Line Winner for Best Appetizer, Best Happy Hour and Best Restaurant Instagram Account.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was named County Lines Magazine’s Best of the Best 2017 Winner for Frozen Bar Drinks.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received the 2017 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award.

2014

  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets was recognized in the 2014 Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Employers List.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Best Supermarket in the 2014 Best of Delco Awards hosted by the Delaware County Daily Times.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Favorite Grocery Store in the 2014 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice Awards.
  • Springfield Country Club receive the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Caterer, Readers’ Pick, Best of the Main Line 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Best Banquet Facility, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Best Place to Hold a Wedding Reception, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Favorite Banquet Facility, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2014
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield hotel at Springfield Country Club received the 2014 Marriott Platinum Circle Award for being in the top 5% of the brand for overall guest satisfaction.
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield was voted Best Local Hotels, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar’s Garden Bloody Mary Blend was voted People’s Choice for Best Bloody Mary in America at the 2014 Food Network’s Chopped! Best Bloody in America Perfected by Absolut Competition
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Outdoor Dining, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Brunch, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Happy Hour, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Outdoor Dining, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2014

2011

  • The Fresh Grocer received the JEVS’ 2011 Business Leadership Award because of their fresh approach to hiring and training workers, their dedication in supporting their employee’s occupational and personal successes, and their recruitment and hiring partnership with JEVS.
  • The Fresh Grocer received the Marriott Foundations’ Bridges Program’s 2011 Outstanding Employer of the Year Award because of their drive to take immediate action and recognize the strengths of individuals and allow the opportunity let them blossom.
  • The Fresh Grocer received the Welcome Center for New Pennsylvanians’ 2011 Employer of Distinction Award for their commitment to providing and maintaining a diverse workforce.
  • Honorable Mention: 10M-Nutrition/Healthy Living Event (2011 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Creative Choice Awards Contest) – The Fresh Grocer was recognized for their Supermarket Smarts Tour, a program that helps college students eat healthy on a college budget through interactive healthy store tours lead by a registered dietician.
  • President & CEO Pat Burns was awarded MENtors’ 2011 Partner of Promise Award for his willingness to support our citywide effort to save Philadelphia’s young men, and for his financial commitment to provide resources to assist in making an impact in the lives of our youth.
  • President & CEO Pat Burns was honored with Golden Slipper Camp’s 2011 Angel of the Year Award. Every year Golden Slipper Camp recognizes an individual in the supermarket industry for their outstanding community service efforts.
  • President & CEO Pat Burns was presented a prestigious City Council Citation by Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell in 2011 to recognize his excellent service to the city and to the citizens of Philadelphia.
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award 2011

2019

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2019 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award.
  • Springfield Country club received The Knot’s 2019 Best of Weddings Award.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received the 2019 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award.
  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets’ Fresh Grocer of Upper Darby won the 2019 National Grocers Association Creative Choice Award for Marketing, Connections through Print.

2018

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2018 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received County Lines Magazine’s 2018 Best of the Best annual dining award for Best Patio Bar.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received the 2018 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award.

2017

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2017 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was named the 2017 Best of the Main Line Winner for Best Appetizer, Best Happy Hour and Best Restaurant Instagram Account.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was named County Lines Magazine’s Best of the Best 2017 Winner for Frozen Bar Drinks.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received the 2017 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award.

2016

  • Springfield Country Club received the 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice award for Best Caterer AND Best Wedding Venue.
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield received the 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice award for Favorite Hotel.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline received the 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice award for Favorite Grocery Store AND Best Meat Market.
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar received numerous 2016 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice awards including Favorite Happy Hour, Favorite Place for Live Entertainment, Favorite Place to Go on the Weekend, Favorite Place to Take a Date, and Favorite Place for Outdoor Dining
  • In June 2016, the Burns’ Family Fresh Grocer received a Citation from the Council of the City of Philadelphia for its tireless efforts and dedicated service to the community.
  • Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th District presented The Fresh Grocer of La Salle with the Civic Leader Award for its “generous commitment of time, support and backing of our endeavors.”
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Venue, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2016
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Caterer, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2016
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar is the 2016 Best of the Main Line winner for two categories: Best Outdoor Dining and Best Burger
  • Philadelphia Business Journal 2016 Lists for Top Meeting Sites, Springfield Country Club Ranked #14
  • 2016 Best of the Best winner in County Lines Magazine’s Dining Guide: Tavola Restaurant + Bar, Best Happy Hour
  • The 2016 Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Small Family Business of the year award to: Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets (Shop Rite/The Fresh Grocer)
  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets received Honorable Mention for NGA’s 2016 Creative Choice Merchandising entry Fresh Household Values, ‘Store in a Store’
  • Springfield Country Club was awarded The Knot Pick 2016, Best of Weddings

2015

  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Favorite Grocery Store in the 2015 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice Awards.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Best Supermarket in the 2015 Best of Delco Awards hosted by the Delaware County Daily Times.
  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets was recognized in the 2015 Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Employers List.
  • Patrick Burns of Springfield Country Club received the 2015 Corporate Humanitarian Award at the 2015 Clara Barton Awards Reception hosted by the American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Venue, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2015
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Wedding Caterer, Philly.com Readers’ Choice 2015
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2015
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Favorite Banquet Facility, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Best Place to Hold a Wedding Reception, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield was voted one of the Best Local Hotels, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield was voted Favorite Hotel, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield received Trip Advisor’s 2015 Certificate of Excellence
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Outdoor Dining, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Brunch, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Happy Hour, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Outdoor Dining, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was recognized as Critics’ Pick for Best Alfresco Happy Hour, Best of the Main Line 2015
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was recognized as Readers’ Pick for Best Appetizers, Best of the Main Line 2015

2014

  • Burns’ Family Neighborhood Markets was recognized in the 2014 Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Employers List.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Best Supermarket in the 2014 Best of Delco Awards hosted by the Delaware County Daily Times.
  • ShopRite of Drexeline was honored as Favorite Grocery Store in the 2014 Talk of the Town Reader’s Choice Awards.
  • Springfield Country Club receive the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was recognized as Best Caterer, Readers’ Pick, Best of the Main Line 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Best Banquet Facility, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Best Place to Hold a Wedding Reception, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Springfield Country Club was voted Favorite Banquet Facility, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2014
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield hotel at Springfield Country Club received the 2014 Marriott Platinum Circle Award for being in the top 5% of the brand for overall guest satisfaction.
  • Courtyard Philadelphia Springfield was voted Best Local Hotels, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar’s Garden Bloody Mary Blend was voted People’s Choice for Best Bloody Mary in America at the 2014 Food Network’s Chopped! Best Bloody in America Perfected by Absolut Competition
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Outdoor Dining, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Best Brunch, Daily Times’ Best of Delco 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Happy Hour, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2014
  • Tavola Restaurant + Bar was voted Favorite Outdoor Dining, Delco News Network, Talk of the Town 2014

2013

  • 2013 Best of Show Merchandising Award (2013 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Creative Choice Awards Contest) – The Fresh Grocer unveiled a new, health-focused supermarket field trip program to educate grade school students on healthy eating. To promote this interactive supermarket experience, the “Fresh Finds Field Trips at the Fresh Grocer” campaign showcased the program as part of an ongoing initiative to decrease childhood obesity in their communities.
  • Winner: Best Wellness / Healthy Living Event (2013 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Creative Choice Awards Contest) – The Fresh Grocer unveiled a new, health-focused supermarket field trip program to educate grade school students on healthy eating. To promote this interactive supermarket experience, the “Fresh Finds Field Trips at the Fresh Grocer” campaign showcased the program as part of an ongoing initiative to decrease childhood obesity in their communities.
  • Best Store Design (2013 Progressive Grocer Outstanding Independents Award) for The Fresh Grocer supermarket at Wellness Plaza in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award 2013

2012

  • In 2012, The Fresh Grocer was awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in recognition of their valuable contributions to the Northwest Philadelphia Regional 2012 Martin Luther King day of Service.
  • 2012 IAJVS (International Association of Jewish Vocational Services) annual business leadership award. This award is given to a corporate partner of an IAJVS affiliate who has shown great leadership and vision by employing program participants and making a significant contribution to its community.
  • 2012 Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery, Rising Star – Carly Spross, Marketing Director
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award 2012

2011

  • The Fresh Grocer received the JEVS’ 2011 Business Leadership Award because of their fresh approach to hiring and training workers, their dedication in supporting their employee’s occupational and personal successes, and their recruitment and hiring partnership with JEVS.
  • The Fresh Grocer received the Marriott Foundations’ Bridges Program’s 2011 Outstanding Employer of the Year Award because of their drive to take immediate action and recognize the strengths of individuals and allow the opportunity let them blossom.
  • The Fresh Grocer received the Welcome Center for New Pennsylvanians’ 2011 Employer of Distinction Award for their commitment to providing and maintaining a diverse workforce.
  • Honorable Mention: 10M-Nutrition/Healthy Living Event (2011 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Creative Choice Awards Contest) – The Fresh Grocer was recognized for their Supermarket Smarts Tour, a program that helps college students eat healthy on a college budget through interactive healthy store tours lead by a registered dietician.
  • President & CEO Pat Burns was awarded MENtors’ 2011 Partner of Promise Award for his willingness to support our citywide effort to save Philadelphia’s young men, and for his financial commitment to provide resources to assist in making an impact in the lives of our youth.
  • President & CEO Pat Burns was honored with Golden Slipper Camp’s 2011 Angel of the Year Award. Every year Golden Slipper Camp recognizes an individual in the supermarket industry for their outstanding community service efforts.
  • President & CEO Pat Burns was presented a prestigious City Council Citation by Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell in 2011 to recognize his excellent service to the city and to the citizens of Philadelphia.
  • Springfield Country Club received the Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Award 2011

2010

  • The Fresh Grocer received the General Building Contractors Association’s award for Best Commercial Project Under $15 Million in 2010 for the construction of the Progress Plaza Fresh Grocer location in North Philadelphia.
  • First Lady Michelle Obama chose The Fresh Grocer at Progress Plaza as the location to launch her Let’s Move! Program in February 2010. The First Lady recognized The Fresh Grocer’s commitment to improving food access in underserved areas as well as their commitment to improving the health and wellness of their communities.

2008

  • Best in Show (Supervalu 2008 Creative Showcase Awards, a peer-judged competition to recognize excellence in grocery retailing) – The Fresh Grocer was recognized for a body of work related to Loyalty Marketing that encompassed many aspects of store merchandising, marketing, consumer interaction and design that enhanced customer experience.
  • 1st Place: Internet/Loyalty Marketing Category (Supervalu 2008 Creative Showcase Awards, a peer-judged competition to recognize excellence in grocery retailing) – The Fresh Grocer earned recognition for a loyalty card promotion that provides savings on groceries, prescription drugs and fuel. More than 7,000 customers signed up for the program in the first three days of the program launch.