Carnitas' Snack Shack Nominated for 2013 Gold Medallion Award June 4, 2013 We’re thrilled to have been nominated by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association for a 2013 Gold Medallion Award! Carnitas’ Snack Shack restaurant in North Park has been nominated for the 2013 CRA Gold Medallion Award in the category of Quick Service Casual Dining. The Gold Medallion Awards Dinner is TONIGHT June 4, 2013 at the Town & Country Resort Hotel, where finalist and winners will be announced. The industry awards gala is a highly celebrated, peer-to-peer awards dinner in San Diego, recognizing worthy and exceptional restaurants in the region. It is an opportunity for members to acknowledge their fellow restaurateurs for their business practices, concepts, and achievements in more than 40 award categories. Heck yeah, we’re going! Last year, Carnitas' Snack Shack was awarded a Gold Medallion Award for Best New Restaurant. From left, manager Rod Stevens, chef Javier Gonzales, owner/executive chef Hanis Cavin, and owner/general manager Sara Stroud.