DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The D&B Mitchell Group was honored as the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency’s ACDBE Concessionaire of the year at their 25th Year Anniversary Awards Gala on April 6th. The Awards Gala recognized Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Enterprises throughout the North Texas Region. The ACDBE designation refers to Airport Concessionaire Disadvantaged Business Enterprise.
The Silver Anniversary Black Tie event was held by the NCTRCA to recognize the ingenuity, creativity, tenacity and hard work of local companies that are successfully competing and succeeding in the North Texas marketplace.
The D&B Mitchell Group over the past decade has developed and brought original, unique and high quality brands to DFW Airport including Blue Mesa Taco and Tequila Bar, The Gas Monkey Bar and Grill and Banh Shop. A new International House of Pancakes will open early this summer at DFW Airport and will have that system’s first full service bar as part of the restaurant offering.
“I am greatly honored and humbled to accept this wonderful award and recognition from the NCTRCA,” said Don Mitchell, Senior Partner of the group. “We work hard every day to do whatever it takes to exceed the expectations of the DFW traveller and the goals of the DFW Airport Board. DFW Airport was just recognized as having the best passenger experience in North America and we feel D&B Mitchell helped contribute to the achievement of this huge honor. We have new plans to keep our growth and commitment to DFW Airport and the NCTRCA moving forward.”
The North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency is a non profit 501 (c)(3) agency. The NCTRCA was formed in 1989 between nine original founding entities and has now expanded to include twenty member entities including the DFW Airport Business Diversity and Development Department, the Cities of Dallas, Ft. Worth, Mesquite, Irving and Arlington, Dallas County M/WBE Office, DART Diversity and Economic Opportunity Department as well as local school district, community college and transportation organizations.
The mission of the NCTRCA is to provide assistance through education and counseling to applicants throughout the certification process in order to build a certified vendor pool for member entities. The award to D&B Mitchell was based on the firm’s background, economic history, community involvement, staff development, and company references.
The D&B Mitchell Group was formed in 2004 and is locally owned with a seasoned team of airport professionals and dedicated associates focused totally on the complete satisfaction of the DFW guest and traveller. D&B Mitchell Group is based at DFW Airport, TX and owns and operates restaurant brands at DFW and other airports throughout the U.S.