Thirteen deserving businesses were honored in nine categories as the we continued our tradition of recognizing outstanding companies in St. Tammany. Recipients received their awards on November 17 at our 20th Annual Business Appreciation Luncheon presented by Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co. and sponsored by Inside Northside Magazine.

Golden Spoon Award: Given to a restaurant or caterer that excels in customer service, top-notch food service and goes above and beyond for their patrons.

Don’s Seafood in Covington

Sal & Judy’s in Lacombe

Kazoku Asian Fusion Restaurant in Mandeville

Service-with-a-Smile Award: Awarded to a company known for its outstanding customer service.

Adventure Pets

Hospice House

Out-of-the-Gate Running Award: Awarded to a business that has successfully been in operation for less than three years and has positively contributed to the community

Altitude Trampoline Park

Go Give Award: Celebrates a company that encourages employee involvement in the community, whether it is by giving time or money to a worthy cause.

Fidelity Bank/NOLA Lending Group

Site-to-See Award: Bestowed to a business that enhances the appearance of the community by either their interior or exterior appearance.

Ampirical in Covington

Pontchartrain Investment Management in Slidell

All-in-the-Family Award: Honors a successful family-owned business establishment.

Speedway Printing and Copy Center

Innovation Award: Awarded to a company demonstrating an “out-of-the-box” thinking and creative approach to any and all aspects of its business.


Tammany Proud Award: Honors a business that does work outside of the southeast Louisiana area and that has fostered a positive image of St. Tammany Parish.


Legacy Award: Celebrates a thriving business or organization in operation for more than 20 years that has made a long-term commitment to preserving the character of our communities.

Slidell Memorial Hospital