One of the newest additions to Cloverdale’s 176 Street has been nominated for a Small Business BC Award.
The Rustic Rooster is one of 21 companies in Surrey nominated for the 13th annual awards, which aim to celebrate the local and global economic contributions of new and existing businesses with fewer than 50 employees.
Nominations and voting have now closed.
Rustic Rooster Bakery Cafe and Gifts has been nominated in the Premier’s People’s Choice category.
Businesses that gained the highest number of votes in each award category will be announced as the top 10 on Dec. 11.
From there, the nominated businesses will be asked to submit a detailed application judges will use to determine the top five finalists from each category, announced Jan. 29. From there, the top five will be invited to present a 10-minute Dragons’ Den-style pitch to prove they’re one of B.C.’s best.
The winners will be announced at the Small Business BC Awards Feb. 25 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel.