Cateys 2021 shortlist revealed

16 June 2021 by
Cateys 2021 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for those in the running to win a coveted Catey award has been announced.

The Cateys will once again recognise the most talented individuals, resilient brands and strongest performers in the hospitality industry at JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, on 7 September.

Hundreds of the industry's finest operators met for some intense debate to draw up shortlists and winners to recognise those businesses and individuals that have excelled in the past year, despite the pressures of the Covid pandemic.

The Caterer's editor James Stagg said: "Having already witnessed the excitement of our judges at the prospect of returning to Grosvenor House, we've had a taste of the magic of the Cateys and can't wait to welcome the industry and celebrate on what will be a special evening."

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Accessibility Award

  • Hotel Brooklyn, Manchester
  • Sea Containers London

Best Employer Award

Sponsored by Nescafé (Nestlé Professional)

  • Cheval Collection
  • The Dorchester, London
  • Kaffeine, London
  • PPHE Hotel Group
  • Thomas Franks
  • Victorian House, Ambleside

Best Marketing Campaign Award

  • Barge East, London
  • Devonshire Hotels & Restaurants
  • Exclusive Collection
  • Incipio Group
  • National Association of Care Catering (NACC)
  • The Rick Stein Group

Best Use of Technology Award

  • 67 Pall Mall, London
  • Cromars, St Andrews
  • Dalata Hotel Group
  • Sea Containers London

Chef Award

Sponsored by Brakes

  • Tommy Banks, the Black Swan, Roots York and Made In Oldstead, Yorkshire
  • Mark Birchall, Moor Hall, Lancashire
  • Adam Byatt, Trinity, Upstairs and Bistro Union, London
  • Lisa Goodwin-Allen, Northcote, Lancashire
  • Niall Keating, Whatley Manor, Wiltshire
  • Andrew Wong, A Wong, London

Education and Training Award

  • Peter Brooks, Compass Group UK & Ireland
  • Murray Chapman, A Passion to Inspire
  • John Keating, Fairmont St Andrews
  • Neil Rippington, the Chefs' Forum
  • Stephanie Robertson, RA Group

Foodservice Caterer Award

  • Frank Bothwell, Thomas Franks
  • Bonnie May, Global Infusion Group
  • Allister Richards, CH&Co

Health and Nutrition Award

  • BaxterStorey
  • Eurest
  • Nutrition and Hydration Week
  • Restaurant Associates (Eat Well Live Well programme)
  • Restaurant Associates (Ways To Be Well programme)

Hotel of the Year – Group

Sponsored by PHS Group

  • The Berkeley, London
  • Calcot & Spa, Gloucestershire
  • Fowey Hall, Cornwall
  • The Langham, London

Hotel of the Year – Independent

Sponsored by Travelzoo

  • The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences, London
  • The Fife Arms, Aberdeenshire
  • Glenapp Castle, Ayrshire
  • Swinton Park hotel, North Yorkshire

Manager of the Year Award

  • Joe Calvey, the Wiremill Lakeside Pub & Inn, Surrey
  • Adrian Ellis, the Lowry hotel, Manchester
  • Francisco Macedo, Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire
  • Joanne Taylor-Stagg, the Athenaeum Hotel & Residences, London
  • Knut Wylde, the Berkeley, London

Newcomer Award

  • Barge East, London
  • Hide and Fox, Kent
  • Wildflower, London

Menu of the Year Award

  • Kolamba, London
  • Restaurant Hjem, Northumberland
  • Orasay, London
  • Osip, Somerset

Pub and Bar Award

Sponsored by Britvic

  • Joe Calvey, Tim Foster and Anthony Pender, the Yummy Pub Co
  • Paul Dodd, the Mariners, Cornwall
  • Nina Matsunaga, the Black Bull, Cumbria
  • Philip Turner, Chestnut Group

Public Sector Caterer Award

Sponsored by Bidfood

  • John Figgins, West Sussex County Council
  • Molly Shaher, Professional Association of Catering Education (PACE) and Middlesbrough College, North Yorkshire
  • Alison Shedlock, the University of Manchester

Restaurateur of the Year – Group

Sponsored by Entegra Europe

  • Gavin Adair, Rosa's Thai Cafe
  • Philip Eeles, Tom Barton and Dorian Waite, Honest Burgers
  • Andrew and Pranee Laurillard, Giggling Squid

Restaurateur of the Year – Independent

  • Tommy Banks, Black Swan, Roots York and Made in Oldstead, Yorkshire
  • Jonathan Howe, Lumière, Cheltenham
  • Glynn Purnell, Purnell's, Birmingham
  • Gary Usher, Elite Bistros

Sustainable Business Award

  • 15Hatfields, London
  • Hickory Food
  • Whatley Manor, Wiltshire

Wine and Spirit Ambassador Award

  • Grant Ashton, 67 Pall Mall, London
  • Jan Konetzki, Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square
  • Eric Zwiebel, Summer Lodge Country House, Dorset

There is no shortlist for the International Outstanding Achievement Award, sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions, the Special Award, sponsored by CH&Co, and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Caterer would also like to thank Matthew Clark and Sky for their support of the awards.


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