2021 Foodservice Cateys Shortlist

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Best Use of Technology Award

From payment solutions and social media to staff e-learning and loyalty schemes, this award will recognise businesses and individuals delivering technology innovation that makes a tangible difference to their businesses.

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Blue Apple

Derbyshire County Council Catering Service

ESS

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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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Blue Apple

Restaurant Associates

Sodexo UK & Ireland

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Chef Manager of the Year

This award is open to an individual with chef manager responsibilities, including team management, food production, ordering and budget management. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice.

Rida Diab, Signature Dining

Wayne Corbett, Compass Group UK & Ireland

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Chef of the Year

This award is open to an individual with chef manager responsibilities, including team management, food production, ordering and budget management. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice.

Graham Singer, ESS

James Tagg, Manchester United Football Club

Kevin Johnson, Chartwells Independent

Maegan Quinto, BaxterStorey

Ryan Holmes, Eurest Support Services

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CSER 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 environment. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice.

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Elior UK

Eurest Support Services

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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.

CH&CO Education

Hampshire County Council Catering Service

Taylor Shaw

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Extra Mile Award

This award is open to a person or a team working in any sector of the foodservice industry. Going the extra mile could involve anticipating customer needs, helping colleagues or supporting their local community. Please include a supporting statement from colleagues and senior management and, where possible, testimonials.

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Front of House Team of the Year

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, leisure and reception services. Nominations can relate to both private sites and those open to the general public.

BaxterStorey at Goldman Sachs

Portico at Deutsche Bank

Rapport Guest Services at the Crown Estate

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General Manager of the Year

This award is open to individuals with overall responsibility for a single site within any sector of the foodservice industry.

Claire Thomas, Eurest Support Services

Kane Bridgman, Amadeus

Michiel Hageman, Bartlett Mitchell

Simon McKinnon-Brahams, the Clink

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Healthcare Caterer of the Year

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

Caterplus

Signature Dining

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Healthy Eating Champion

This award is open to individuals that promote healthy choices and encourages customers and colleagues to lead healthier lifestyles. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice.

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Andrew Aston, BaxterStorey

Liz Forte, Eurest Support Services

Luxey Dayanandan, Restaurant Associates

Melissa Jordan, Sodexo

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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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BaxterStorey At Home

Farmyard Frozen

ISS Food Services

Sodexo

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Outstanding Contribution Award

This award is open to someone who has enjoyed success over a prolonged period in the industry and could hail from any part of the foodservice business. The winner will have made a significant contribution to the industry over and above their core role. They will command respect from their peers and colleagues alike.

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People and Training Award

This award will go to an individual, team or group that has demonstrated an innovative and understanding approach to people in a trying year for people management. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice, including event catering, staff dining, retail and leisure, healthcare and education.

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BaxterStorey

Rapport Guest Service

Stephanie Robertson, Restaurant Associates

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Regional Manager of the Year

This award is open to individuals who have responsibility for multiple sites within any sector of the foodservice industry.

Andrew Finn, Eurest Support Services

Karl Cameron, Aramark

Louise Denton, BaxterStorey

Neil Quinn, Sodexo

Petra Bliss, ISS Food Services

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Rising Star Award

This award is open to individuals at the start of their career in foodservice, achieving remarkable things within their role and business. Entrants must have worked in the foodservice industry for no longer than five years as of May 2019 and can come from any sector of foodservice.

Joanna Watt, Sodexo

Sarah Bartolo, Eurest Support Services

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Salesperson of the Year

This award is open to an individual with sales responsibility within any sector of foodservice. The winning entry will focus on the last 12 months and it will clearly demonstrate the scope of the nominee’s sales performance within their organisation, year-on-year progress and an ability to work with and challenge colleagues to drive business growth. In addition, the winning entry will demonstrate a commitment to going ‘above and beyond’, while delivering value and a first-class service to clients and customers.

Andrew Rintoul, Aramark

Natalie Mainwaring, BaxterStorey

Pete Champain, Eurest Support Services

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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 bottom line. The winning supplier can be a product manufacturer, distributor, consultant or service provider in areas such as recruitment or IT.

Aubrey Allen

Foodari

Marren

Navitas Safety

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Trainee Chef of the Year

This award is open to a chef currently taking part in a foodservice apprenticeship scheme or training programme, or graduating from one in 2019. Entrants can come from any sector of foodservice.

Aga Bernaciak, ESS

Rebecca Harrison, Compass Group UK & Ireland