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beacon purchasing congratulate all Hotel Catey winners

Last Friday 18th November, hundreds of people from the hospitality industry arrived at the Lancaster hotel, London for the prestigious annual Hotel Catey Awards.

The Hotel Cateys offer everyone who works within the hotel industry, across all layers of management and operations, the chance to celebrate their achievements.

The evening was a great success and beacon would like to congratulate all nominees and winners from the event.

beacon purchasing were proud sponsors of the Food and Beverage Manager of the year award and we would like to congratulate Amit Jaitly from the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on winning the award.

For a full list of all winners, please see below:

Front of House Manager of the Year Award
Joanne Alder, Park Plaza Victoria, London

Front of House Team of the Year Award
The Cavendish London

Conference and Banqueting Team of the Year Award
Sofitel London Heathrow

Food and Beverage Manager of the Year Award
Amit Jaitly, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham

Housekeeper of the Year Award
Jude Gallacher, Headland Hotel, Newquay

Green Hotel of the Year Award
Battlesteads, Wark on Tyne

Hotel Restaurant Manager of the Year Award
Mark Bevan, The Chester Grosvenor, Chester

Hotel Restaurant Team of the Year Award
Chino Latino Restaurant, Park Plaza Riverbank, London

Spa Professional of the Year Award
Liz Holmes, Rockliffe Hall, Darlington

Hotel Chef of the Year (less than 250 covers)
Adam Simmonds, Danesfield House Hotel and Spa, Marlow

Hotel Chef of the Year (more than 250 covers)
Martyn Nail, Claridge’s, London

Human Resources Manager of the Year Award
Ros Young, ABode Hotels

Human Resources Team of the Year Award
Royal Garden Hotel, London

The Extra Mile Award
Veronica Kingham, Village Hotel,  Maidstone

Outstanding Contribution to the Hotel Industry
Gordon Campbell Gray

Hotelier of the Year
Stephen Carter

To find out more about the Hotel Cateys please visit their website:

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