The owner of The Bay Fish and Chips in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire , Calum Richardson has been presented with the Scottish Seafood Training Association (SSTA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Parliament.
Richard Lochhead, MSP, cabinet secretary for environmental and rural affairs, presented Richardson with his award in recognition of his outstanding commitment to promoting the fishing industry onshore, and endorsing the benefits of staff training.
The Bay run by Richardson and his wife Lindsay has won numerous awards for its focus on promoting sustainability, local produce and the environment.
Robert Milne, chairman of the SSTA, said: "Calum received his award in recognition of his fantastic ambassadorial achievements in promoting the fishing industry both ashore and afloat, and for his commitment to demonstrating the benefits of staff training to his peers. On behalf of SSTA I extend my sincere congratulations to him."
Richardson, said: "It is a great honour to be presented with this award. Staff training is extremely important at The Bay and we strive to ensure we provide top class customer service. The award is a great accreditation for the business and its team."
Richard Lochhead, MSP, presents owner of The Bay, Calum Richardson, with the Scottish Seafood Training Association (SSTA) Lifetime Achievement Award