IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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You will then be able to complete your nomination or booking.

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Business and Industry Caterer of the Year

This award is open to foodservice businesses of all sizes that operate in the business and industry sector of foodservice.

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Catering Manager of the Year

This award is open to an individual with catering manager responsibilities in any sector of the contract and local authority catering industry.

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Chef of the Year (private site)

This award is open to all chefs working in any sector of the foodservice industry, including those responsible for single- or multi-site contracts as well as regional and national development. Nominations must relate to sites that do not offer access to the general public.

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Chef of the Year (public site)

This award is open to all chefs working in any sector of the foodservice industry, including those responsible for single- or multi-site contracts as well as regional and national development. Nominations must relate to sites that offer access to the general public.

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Chef Manager of the Year

This award is open to an individual with chef manager responsibilities in any sector of the contract and local authority catering industry.

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CSR Award

This award will recognise the foodservice or local authority catering business that has taken the most innovative steps to demonstrate corporate social responsibility in the past 12 months. This should reflect the three pillars of CSR: economic; social; and environmental. Entries can be for a single-unit business or for a group of units, and can come from all sectors of foodservice.

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Education Caterer of the Year

This award is open to contract and local authority catering businesses of all sizes that operate in the education sector of foodservice, including state schools, independent schools, academies, free schools, further and higher education.

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Event Caterer of the Year

This award is open to contract catering businesses of all sizes that operate in event catering, including fixed venue conference and banqueting, corporate hospitality services at sports and leisure events, both fixed site and temporary.

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Front of House Team (private site)

This award is open to teams that work in front of house in all sectors of the contract and local authority foodservice industry, including event catering, staff dining, retail and leisure, reception services. Nominations must relate to sites that do not offer access to the general public.

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Front of House Team (public site)

This award is open to teams that work in front of house in all sectors of the contract and local authority foodservice industry, including event catering, staff dining, retail and leisure, reception services. Nominations must relate to sites that offer access to the general public.

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Healthcare Caterer of the Year

This award is open to contract and local authotiy catering businesses of all sizes that operate in the healthcare sector of foodservice, including hospitals and care catering settings.

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Healthy Eating Champion

This award is open to individuals from any foodservice operator, regardless of sector or size.

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HR Award

This award will go to an individual, team or group that has demonstrated an innovative approach to HR with particular regard to the needs of the foodservice industry in the UK. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice, including event catering, staff dining, retail and leisure, healthcare and education.

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Innovation Award

This award will go to an individual, team or company that has demonstrated innovation through the introduction of a new concept, product, service, process, marketing initiative or business opportunity that responds to the particular needs of the foodservice industry in the UK. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice.

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Procurement Team of the Year

This award is open to teams that work in procurement in all sectors of the foodservice industry, including event catering, staff dining, retail and leisure, healthcare and education.

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Regional Manager of the Year

This award is open to individuals working in all sectors of the contract and local authority catering industry who have responsibility for multiple sites.

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Retail and Leisure Caterer of the Year

This award is open to contract catering businesses of all sizes that operate in the retail and leisure sector of the industry, including concessions in museums, historical venues, sports stadia (e.g. public concourses) and the high street.

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Salesperson of the Year

This award is open to an individual with sales responsibilities in any sector of the contract and local authority catering industry.

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Supplier excellence award

This award will be given to a company offering goods or services to the foodservice sector. Nominations can be submitted by any supplying company or foodservice operator. The winning entry will clearly demonstrate that it has consistently delivered value to clients and end users, helping them develop their proposition and deliver a service that exceeds client expectations while making demonstrable benefit to to bottom line. The winning supplier can be a product manufacturer, distributor, consultant or service provider such as recruitment or IT. 

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Are you a Foodservice operator nominating a supplier OR a supplier to the Foodservice industry with a product or service for consideration? 

Please describe the product or service you are nominating. Please give clear and evidenced examples of how your product 

  • Met and exceeded client expectations 
  • Delivered end-user benefit where relevant 
  • Positively impacted the processes or operations of the client 
  • Increased revenue or saved costs 

Please outline the average cost per unit/annual revenue per client. Please provide a client testimonial if you a supplier. Please provide any product documentation or relevant sales collateral. 

Training Award

This award will go to an individual, team or group that has demonstrated an innovative approach to continuous learning within any sector of the contract and local authority catering industry.

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