Compass chefs take home medal haul at Great Hospitality Show

27 January 2017 by
Compass chefs take home medal haul at Great Hospitality Show

Compass Group UK & Ireland is celebrating after a number of its chefs won medals at the Great Hospitality Show this week.

The 35 chefs from across the business brought back 42 awards between them, having competed at the Salon Culinaire at the Great Hospitality Show, held at the Birmingham NEC 23-25 January 2017.

The event comprised four competition categories including salon display, live theatre, skills theatre, and La Parade des Chefs. Headed by Nick Vadis, culinary director at Compass Group UK & Ireland, the team won seven gold, four silver, 14 bronze, six merit and seven best in class awards.

Altogether, more than 85 different competitions took place over the three days of the show, with hundreds of chefs competing from across all industry sectors.

Nick Vadis, Compass Group UK & Ireland's culinary director, said: "I am extremely proud of all of our chefs that took part in the competition. The Salon Culinaire provided our chefs with an opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of talent and skills being developed within our business."

Robert Kennedy, executive chef at ESS, said: "I'm so pleased that the ESS team came away with some great awards at the Great Hospitality Show and it was amazing to see the three chefs from my team winning four of the overall end of show awards. The competition gives an opportunity to show the passion that we put into our day-to-day work and it is brilliant to have so many chefs from across the industry come together to showcase their talent and skills."

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