Spaghetti House and Prezzo pick up PAPA awards

22 November 2012 by
Spaghetti House and Prezzo pick up PAPA awards

Prezzo and the Spaghetti House were the big restaurant winners at the Pizza, Pasta & Italian Foods Association (PAPA) industry awards.

Simone Lavarini, 83, who founded the Spaghetti House was honoured with the Operator of the Year Award, while Prezzo picked up Pizza Chain of the Year.

Prezzo chief executive, Jonathan Kaye, said: "It is wonderful to be recognised for the quality of our restaurants and the food and service on offer.

"Our range of pizzas are extremely popular with our customers and the award is testament to the dedication of our chefs and front of house staff in making and delivering first-class pizzas at all times."

Other winners included:

Pizza Restaurant Platinum and Gold Awards


La Favourita, Edinburgh


Bella Napoli, Glasgow
Rossini's, Northern Ireland
Pizza Metro Pizza, Notting Hill
Pizzeria Venezia, Rushden
Zeffirelli's, Ambleside, Lake District
Roberto's Restaurant, Ocean Plaza, Southport
Little Pizza Kitchen, Liverpool

The Italian Restaurant Platinum and Gold Awards


Bar Italia, Edinburgh


Amarone, Edinburgh
Farrell's Restaurant, Bristol
La Piazza, Thornbury
Battlefield Restaurant, Glasgow
Fumo, Waterloo Street, Birmingham
Milano Restaurant, Leominster
Il Forno, Liverpool
Fabrizio, London

Italian Food Chain Restaurant Award



Independent Pizza Delivery Store Award


Lupa, London Bridge, London


La Favourita, Edinburgh
Pizzaface, Brighton
Pizza Roma, Luton
Di Maggio's, Glasgow
Romeo's Takeaway, Derry

Pizza Delivery Chain Award


Papa John's

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By Neil Gerrard

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