September - Lucky Number 7 - For the 7th consecutive year Main Street Gourmet has been awarded the NorthCoast 99 award and is recognized as one of the top places to work in Northeast Ohio.
October - Main Street Gourmet receives the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award at the Cascade Capital Corporation's 2016 Business Growth Awards
September - Eight is great - for the eighth time, Main Street Gourmet is awarded the NorthCoast 99 Award and is recognized as one of the best places to work in North East Ohio.
October - Main Street Gourmet receives the Akron Community Foundation Philanthropy in Business Award at the Cascade Capital Corporation's 2015 Business Growth Awards
June - the inaugural Corporate College Smart 50 award is presented to Co-CEO's Steve Marks and Harvey Nelson for their ability to effectively build and lead innovative and smart organizations in Northeastern Ohio.
January - Ohio Healthy Worksite Award for 2012, presented by the Ohio Department of Health.
February - Main Street Gourmet receives the Supplier of the Year Award from one of our key customers.
September - For the seventh time, Main Street Gourmet is recognized as one of the best places to work in North East Ohio by receiving the NorthCoast 99 Award.
December - Main Street Gourmet is given the 2013 Pillar Award for Community Service which honors businesses that make outstanding contribution to their community. Its purpose is to encourage a charitable environment, recognize creative efforts that make a difference and demonstrate the ties between the for-profit and nonprofit worlds.
September - for the sixth time, Main Street Gourmet is recognized as one of the best places to work in North East Ohio by receiving the NorthCoast 99 Award.
October - the inaugural Human Resources Award for Diversity from Employers Resource Council is presented to HR Director Kelly Loebick-Frascella.
December - we are presented with the Encouraging Environmental Excellence Award, from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
Main Street Gourmet® 's founders are recognized by the Small Business Administration as the 2011 "Small Business Person(s) of the Year" for Northern Ohio.
Main Street Gourmet receives the Wellness@Work Grand Prize Award for small to mid-size companies from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
The company is also recognized as one of the best places to work by winning the NorthCoast 99 award for the fifth time.
Main Street Gourmet was selected as a 2010 winner of the NorthCoast 99 Award. This annual competition recognizes the top 99 employers in the 22-county Northeast Ohio area, and is judged primarily on the measures taken by employers to provide a positive work experience for their employees. Along with being one of the 99 employers receiving a 2010 award, the company is also one of six companies singled out for special recognition. Main Street Gourmet has been selected as the winner of the NorthCoast 99 2010 Award for Wellness.
Main Street Gourmet was honored for the second consecutive year with the First Place Award in the Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Wellness at Work competition. The awards honor companies that have demonstrated and promoted excellence in workplace wellness and community involvement. Main Street Gourmet was the winner in its category.
Baking Management Magazine names Main Street Gourmet "Innovative Bakery of the Year", recognizing the company for its innovative practices in its "War on Waste" program, and its community involvement service.
Company receives the "Richard Shatten Civic Distinction Award" from the Entrepreneurs Edge organization.
Steve Marks & Harvey Nelson presented with Entrepreneurs of the Year Award by the Greater Akron Chamber.
Ohio Cancer Control Model Program Award presented by The Ohio Department of Health for Main Street Gourmet’s Muffins for Mammograms Program. The program is run in partnership with Akron General Medical Center and local radio station WQMX.
Entrepreneurial Achievement Award presented by Sales & Marketing Executives International's Akron Chapter for company co-founders Steve Marks and Harvey Nelson.
Disability Employment Awareness Award presented by the County of Summit Board of MRDD.
2000, 2001, 2002
NorthCoast 99; Selected as one of the 99 best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio, sponsored by Employers Resource Council.
Main Street Gourmet is selected to the Weatherhead 100 as the fastest (#1) growing company in Northeast Ohio.
Main Street Gourmet was selected as one of America’s Most Successful 25 Small Manufacturers by IndustryWeek Magazine.
1990 – 1996
Main Street Gourmet was selected to the Weatherhead 100, a collection of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Northeastern Ohio.
1994 – 2001
Main Street Gourmet was selected by the Cascade Development Corporation for its annual Growth Award, given to the fastest growing companies in the region.
Main Street Gourmet was selected by Inc. Magazine and MCI to receive the “Positive Performer Award” given to 40 companies nationwide for superior customer service.
Main Street Gourmet was selected by Dunn & Bradstreet as one of the 50 companies in the United States for the “Best of America” Small Business Award.
Founders, Steve Marks and Harvey Nelson, were selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 1994 Small Business Persons of the Year for Ohio.
Founders, Steve Marks and Harvey Nelson were selected by Inc. Magazine and Ernst & Young as the 1993 Entrepreneur of the Year for Northeastern Ohio.
1992 & 1993
Main Street Gourmet was selected by Inc. Magazine to the Inc. 500, a listing of the fastest growing companies in the United States.
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