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Video: Winners of 2010 Acorn Awards announced

14 June 2010 by
Video: Winners of 2010 Acorn Awards announced

Caterer has today recognised the top 30 hospitality figures under the age of 30 at a ceremony held at the ABode Chester.

Winners today include bright young stars from the likes of Park Lane hotel, Sodexo Prestige, Aramark, Malmaison & Hotel du Vin and the Peach Pub Company.

The Acorn Awards](http://www.caterersearch.com/Topics/3257/acorn-awards.html) have spotted the likes of Marco Pierre White, Gary Rhodes and Marcus Wareing, since launching in 1986.

Full list of 2010 Acorn Winners:• Ankit Airon, Assistant Financial Controller, Park Lane hotel • Naime Azmi, Director of Conference and Events, The Aspiration Group (TAG) • Christopher Ball, Account Director - eCommerce, Guoman Hotel Management • Emma Benney, Group Marketing Manager Malmaison & Hotel du Vin • Daniel Birk, Head Chef, Devonshire Fell • Mark Brennan, General Manager, Manchester (Wilmslow) Premier Inn • Dafydd Bretherton, General Manager, The Swan at Salford (Peach Pubs) • Matthew Burns, Executive Chef, Hilton Liverpool • Jane Cook, General Manager, Compass Group at Cardiff City Stadium • Alicia Denning, Front Office Manager, Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa Edinburgh • Alasdair Elwick, Restaurant and Events Manager, The White Room • Paul Fairhead, Operations Manager, ISS Facilities Services: Food & Hospitality • Matthew Flood, Purchasing Liaison & Pricing Controller, Aramark • Eric Foret, Head Pastry Chef, Whatley Manor, Wiltshire • Katherine Fry, Assistant Health and Safety Manager, London Hilton on Park Lane • Matthew Gillan, Head Chef, The Pass at South Lodge hotel • Christophe Hesbert, Operations Manager Abode Chester • Tom Gibson, Director of Operations, Radisson BLU hotel Stansted Airport • Rohit Kapoor, Director of Finance, Hilton Manchester Deansgate • Steve Lowy, founder, owner and managing director of the Umi hotel group • Scott McKenzie, Financial Controller, Riverbank Park Plaza and the five-star Plaza on the River • Laura Morgan, Cluster HR Manager North West, ABode Hotels and Michael Caines Restaurants • James O'Donnell, Food and Beverage Manager, Blythswood Square, The Townhouse Collection, Glasgow • Gary Pearce, Sous Chef at Le Champignon Sauvage, Cheltenham • Mike Racz, Franchisee, Domino's Pizza • Josie Simcox, Brasserie Manager, Malmaison Aberdeen • Heather Stephen, Senior Sales Manager, Renaissance London Chancery Court • Gemma Watts, Assistant HR Director, The Fairmont Dubai 4 • Tony Watson, Head of Non Matchday Sales, Sodexo Prestige at Everton Football Club • Siobhan Walker, London Director of Sales & Marketing, The Doyle Collection [Caterer's 2009 Acorn Award feature in full >>](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/2009/06/22/328324/Caterers-2009-Acorn-Award-feature-in-full.htm) [Video: Caterer reveals 2009 Acorn award winners >>](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/2009/06/12/328105/video-caterer-reveals-2009-acorn-award-winners.htm) By Neil Gerrard E-mail your comments to [Neil Gerrard](mailto:neil.gerrard@rbi.co.uk) here. ![](https://cdn.filestackcontent.com/0hcj0CnkR0aZyARLgtEs)If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to [www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk](http://www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk) Caterersearch.com jobs Looking for a new job? Find your [next job here](http://www.caterersearch.com/jobs) with Caterersearch.com jobs
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