The Cost Sector Catering Awards for 2019 took place at a glittering ceremony at the Hilton London Metropole on Thursday 25th April.
The awards night host was writer and broadcaster Danny Wallace, while head chef Russell Impiazzi and his team served 700-plus guests with a stunning menu.
Falcon and Williams Refrigeration were delighted to jointly sponsor and present this year’s Special Contribution Award to Jo Ralling & Dan Parker of Veg Power.
Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Mark Hayman of the Hospital Caterers Association and Bill Toner, chief executive of CH&Co.
The Contract Caterer Award was picked up by The Genuine Dining Co., while the Education Award went to the University of Stirling. LACA won the Marketing Award for its work around the 25th anniversary of National School Meals Week last year.
Cost Sector Catering editor David Foad said: “It was a terrific awards night, a genuine celebration of the best in public sector and workplace catering.”
The full list of winners:
Armed Services Award: WO Darren Rose, RAF
Care Catering Award: Nick Dutton, Primrose Bank Care Home
Chef Award: Carl Weston, Cuffley Manor Care Home
Contract Catering Award: The Genuine Dining Co.
Contract Catering Multi-Site Manager Award: Bee Armstrong, The Genuine Dining Co.
Corporate Responsibility Award: Manchester Fayre Team
Education Award: Catering Team, University of Stirling
Event/Stadia/Arena Award: Tom Parry, Cheltenham Race Course
Healthcare Award: Lee Stillwell, Elizabeth Finn Homes Ltd
Innovation Award: Harrogate Food Angels
Marketing Award: LACA Ltd
PSC100 Health and Nutrition Award: Gary Hunter and Dr Rupy Aujla, Westminster Kingsway College
Public Sector Award: Mark Taylor, Premier Foods
Special Contribution Award: Jo Ralling & Dan Parker, Veg Power
Team of the Year: Vic Borrill and the Team, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership
Training and Apprenticeship Award: Elior UK
Unit Manager Award: Helen Howe, Derbyshire County Council
University/College Award: Chartwells at the University of Sussex
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Contract Caterer: Bill Toner, CH&Co
Public Sector: Mark Hayman, HCA
Photo: (left to right) Lawrence Hughes - Falcon Sales & Marketing Director; Jo Ralling and Dan Parker of Veg Power, host Danny Wallace