Foodservice Cateys 2021 shortlist revealed

21 July 2021 by
Foodservice Cateys 2021 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for those in the running to win a Foodservice Catey award has been confirmed, recognising the individuals, teams and businesses in the sector that have shown both resilience and excellence over the last year.

Taking place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel in London on 8 October, the Foodservice Cateys, now in their eighth year, will celebrate the people working tirelessly to make sure their business delivers an exceptional service, day in, day out.

The sector has overseen some of the most challenging environments during the Covid-19 pandemic, from schools to healthcare, and is full of people who have excelled against the odds and businesses that have supported their clients, colleagues and even competitors in the toughest of years.

This year the judges have identified the foodservice operators who showed innovation and creativity, as well as those that have gone the extra mile in a year where we have all needed inspiration and tenacity.

The Caterer editor James Stagg said: "We can't wait to bring the foodservice sector together again and celebrate the tenacity and determination that has been evident in the past year."

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Best Use of Technology

Sponsored by CH&Co Group

  • Blue Apple Catering
  • Cypad
  • ESS

Business and Industry Caterer of the Year

Sponsored by Franke Coffee Systems

  • Blue Apple Catering
  • Restaurant Associates
  • Sodexo

Chef Manager of the Year

  • Wayne Corbett, 14forty
  • Rida Diab, Signature Dining

Chef of the Year

  • Ryan Holmes, Eurest
  • Kevin Johnson, Chartwells Independent
  • Maegan Quinto, BaxterStorey
  • Graham Singer, ESS
  • James Tagg, Manchester United Football Club

CSER Award

Sponsored by Nestlé Coffee Partners

  • Elior UK
  • Eurest

Education Caterer of the Year

  • CH&Co Education
  • Hampshire County Council Catering Services
  • Taylor Shaw

Front of House Team of the Year

  • Portico at Deutsche Bank
  • Rapport Guest Services at the Crown Estate
  • BaxterStorey at Goldman Sachs

General Manager of the Year

  • Kane Bridgman, Amadeus
  • Michiel Hageman, Bartlett Mitchell
  • Simon McKinnon-Brahams, the Clink
  • Claire Thomas, Compass Group UK & Ireland

Healthcare Caterer of the Year

  • Caterplus
  • Signature Dining

Healthy Eating Champion

  • Andrew Aston, BaxterStorey
  • Luxey Dayanandan, Restaurant Associates
  • Liz Forte, Eurest
  • Melissa Jordan, Sodexo

Innovation Award

  • BaxterStorey at Home
  • Farmyard Frozen
  • ISS Food Services
  • Sodexo

People and Training Award

  • People team, BaxterStorey
  • Learning and development team, Rapport Guest Services
  • Stephanie Robertson, Restaurant Associates

Regional Manager of the Year

  • Petra Bliss, ISS Food Services
  • Karl Cameron, Aramark UK
  • Louise Denton, BaxterStorey
  • Andrew Finn, Eurest
  • Neil Quinn, Sodexo

Rising Star Award

  • Sarah Bartolo, Eurest
  • Joanna Watt, Sodexo

Salesperson of the Year

  • Pete Champain, Eurest
  • Natalie Mainwaring, BaxterStorey
  • Andrew Rintoul, Aramark UK

Supplier Excellence Award

  • Aubrey Allen
  • Foodari
  • Marren
  • Navitas Digital Safety

Trainee Chef of the Year

  • Aga Bernaciak, ESS
  • Rebecca Harrison, 14forty

There is no shortlist for the Extra Mile Award, sponsored by Bidfood, or Outstanding Contribution Award, which will be announced on the evening.

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