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August 2021

​FOH® Officially Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®)

August 19, 2021 474 Views 1 comment

By National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Established in 2002, FOH®, a global, award-winning hospitality and foodservice brand that includes; Front of the House®, room360˚ by FOH®, and FOH Health Essentials™ has been officially Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE®) By National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Front of the House® is a respected designer and manufacturer of trend-forward commercial-grade dinnerware and serving solutions worldwide for the restaurant and hospitality industries. room360° by FOH®, is a premier designer and manufacturer of innovative in-room accessories for the finest hotels, spas, and design firms worldwide. FOH® Health Essentials™ offers a wide range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s), including disposable and reusable masks, gowns, thermometers, gloves, and much more.

A women-owned business that has continued to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work® since 2016 is pleased to add a new designation as a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise®. FOH® proudly received the outstanding certification from the National Third-Party Certifying Body NGLCC: National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, on June 23rd, 2021.

In their public award granting ceremony, NGLCC’s Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson stated: “We are so, pleased to welcome FOH® to the ever-expanding network of NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprise", while NGLCC's Co-Founder & CEO Chance Mitchell added “According to NGLCC’s groundbreaking America’s LGBT Economy report, America’s estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners, many of them NGLCC certified, add over $1.7 trillion to the GDP and create tens of thousands of new jobs. We are proud to count FOH® among those who prove every day that LGBT businesses are the future of the American economy”.

FOH® brands are now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs. This certification reinforces the work they do to foster business-to-business relationships with other LGBTBEs worldwide and in the International Business & Leadership Conference.

“Our diversity has long been our secret to success. We are so proud to now have two of the most prestigious certifications in recognition of that: WBENC and NGLCC.” stated Simone Mayer, FOH®’s