2017 City Recipient & Nominees

Congratulations To Our 2017

Celebrated Service Recipient

  • Chocolatea


 6675 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002 • Website • Text FLAVOR to 22333

We are your neighborhood bar & grill dedicated to serving great food, the best service, all at an affordable price. We encourage our guests to keep coming back. One of our mottos is "See you Tomorrow" Our main focus is every guest leaves happy.


7642 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002 • Website • Text WARM to 22333

Here at Chocolatea, we define celebrated service through our interaction with customers. Each and every person who walks into our store is welcomed with high spirited employees and accessibility to help. We treat every customer like a superstar, making sure that they get not only what they need, but what they want as well. We want to get know and serve our community and gain a sense of familiarity with our patrons. Chocolatea delivers celebrated service every day, in all that we do and are always willing to go the extra mile for every person who walks into the door.


7262 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002 • Website • Text CUSTARD to 22333

It is always our pleasure to serve each and every guest who chooses Culver's. From the time our guests enter our restaurant our management team and team members strive to give the best service. From our greeting as you walk into the door to our sincerest thanks as our guests leave. We take the time to stop and talk to our guests offering coffee refills or to help in any way possible to ensure our guest enjoys every moment of their time here.

Food Dance Restaurant & Market

401 E Michigan Ave #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 • Website • Text TASTY to 22333

Great Service is one of our guiding principles, and the following is how we define it. If great food is the why, then great service is the how. Neither is enough alone. We are committed to meeting and exceeding a guest’s expectations each time they walk thru our doors. We know guests make our world go round, so giving them great service is the way we keep our world spinning.

Gordon Food Service

7421 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002 • Website • Text GORDON to 22333

Our purpose is to serve our customers with the highest quality food service products and services. We achieve this purpose through innovative systems and the spirit and integrity of our people. We deliver celebrated service with our number one cornerstone value. Customer is King. We purposely go out of our way to provide raving fan service to each customer that comes in our doors.

Harding’s Market

6330 S. Westnedge Portage, MI 49002 • Website • Text MARKET to 22333

Harding's Market strives to deliver celebrated service by employing people who care about the community they serve. Grocery shopping shouldn't be a daunting task. At Harding's, you'll experience a more civilized shopping experience. A warm, friendly environment that is well-lit, well-stocked, and well-staffed with people who know you, and are ready to help. We are big enough to have what you're looking for, and small enough you will be able to find it! But just in case, we'll be here to help.

Jac’s Cekola’s Pizza

7640 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002 • Website • Text CHEESY to 22333

We strive to provide the best possible experience to our guests with both our menu selection of homemade items as well as our top quality guest service provided by our amazing staff. At Jac's we believe the first step in excellent service is to provide a healthy, respectful, and fun working environment for our staff. This, in turn, leads to healthy, respectful, and fun environment for our guests. We highly encourage our staff to take the time to sit, chat, and get to know our guests on a personal level. At Jac's we consider everyone, staff, guests, first-timers, and our regulars as family.

Wedel’s Nursery, Florist & Garden Center

5020 Texas Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 • Website • Text FLOWER to 22333

We place our customers #1 and offer quality goods and services. We are family owned and operated since 1946 and carry a full line of plants, products and decor items that will make your indoor and outdoor living areas beautiful. We care about our green-thumb friends; they're the best in the world! We do custom, unique work in every department including everything from wedding flowers to outdoor kitchen areas and water features.