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Dorchester general manager and CH&Co chief honoured in UWL awards

16 March 2015 by
Dorchester general manager and CH&Co chief honoured in UWL awards

The Dorchester general manager Roland Fasel (pictured) and CH&Co chief executive Robyn Jones have been honoured at this year's London School of Hospitality and Tourism awards.

Part of the University of West London (UWL), the School's annual ceremony recognises honourees' outstanding contributions to their respective professions.

Also included on the honours list for this year was restaurateur Iqbal Wahhab; Sally Beck, general manager at the Lancaster London; Sanjay Anand, restaurateur and caterer; Brian Clivaz, chief executive of the Arts Club; and Professor Peter Jones, director and hospitality management specialist at Wentworth Jones Limited.

This year's event took place at the Park Plaza Riverbank London hotel on 13 March.

Awards were also given to students from the school's courses of airline and airport management, hospitality management, culinary arts, event management, and business travel and tourism.

Commenting on his Honorary Doctor of Sciences award, Iqbal Wahhab (right) said: "I have worked with the London School of Hospitality and Tourism for many years; they provide excellent training. Receiving this award is a great honour and I hope to continue my partnership with the school."

Professor David Foskett, dean of the London School of Hospitality and Tourism, said: "These awards are always a highlight in the calendar. The careers of biggest names in the industry were celebrated alongside our best performing students. It was a delight to acknowledge their achievements."

Previous years' honourees have included the executive chef and manager of the Royal Garden Hotel Graham Bamford and Steve Munkley; chef Heston Blumenthal, restaurant general manager Fred Sirieix, and restaurateurs Christopher Corbin and Jeremy King.

FULL LIST OF THE LONDON SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM 2015 HONORARY AWARD RECIPIENTS

•Robyn Jones OBE, co-founder and chief executive, CH&Co - awarded Doctor of Letters (Hon DLitt)

•Roland Fasel, regional director UK and general manager, the Dorchester - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

•Elisabeth Barton-Grew, events and catering consultant - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

•Sally Beck, general manager, Lancaster London - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

•Stuart May, chairman at Chester Grosvenor Hotel Company and trustee at Savoy Educational Trust - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon BA)

•Alderman John Garbutt, director at HSBC - awarded Visiting Professor

•Brian Clivaz KFO, chief executive, The Arts Club - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

•Valentina Harris, chef - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

•Martyn Nail, executive chef, Claridge's - awarded Master of Science (Hon MSc)

•Sanjay Anand MBE, restaurateur and caterer - awarded Master of Science (Hon MSc)

•Professor Peter Jones MBE, owner of Wentworth Jones Ltd. - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

•Stuart Littlejohn, chef - awarded Master of Business Administration (Hon MBA)

Blumenthal, Corbin and Sirieix among those honoured at UWL hospitality awards >>

Steve Munkley and Graham Bamford honoured for their contribution to the hospitality industry >>

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