2023 Winners

Special Award, sponsored by Sodexo
Simon Rogan

Accredited College Restaurant of the Year Award, sponsored by Lumina
Westminster Kingsway College

Apprentice Chef Award, sponsored by Compass Group
Eimear McCarthy, Student, South Eastern Regional College

Armed Services Chef Award, sponsored by Bidfood
SSgt Grahame Wickham, Unit Catering Manager, British Army

Banqueting and Event Chef Award, sponsored by Daregal Gourmet
Ian Page, Executive Chef, Payne & Gunter

Chef Lecturer Award, sponsored by Lakeland Dairies
Len Unwin, Curriculum Team Leader, Sheffield College

Chef’s Favourite Branded Restaurant, sponsored by Unox

Competition Chef Award, sponsored by HRC 2024
Adam Thomason, Culinary Director, Absolute Taste

Contract Catering Chef Award, sponsored by PizzaSi
Wayne Corbett, Executive Chef, National Grid



    Culinary Hero Award, sponsored by Williams Refrigeration
    Darren Passmore, Compass Group & Co Owner Rustic Rhubarb

    Development Chef Award, sponsored by Essential Cuisine
    Terry O'Riordan, Owner and Development Chef, Keto Chefs

    New Restaurant of the Year Award, sponsored by Marsh Commercial
    Upstairs by Tom Shepherd

    Pastry Chef Award, sponsored by Carpigiani
    Mark Perkins, Executive Pastry Chef, Rosewood London

    Pub Restaurant Chef Award sponsored by Bonemasters
    Phil Mason, Chef Patron, The Rat Inn

    Public Sector Chef Award, sponsored Middleton Foods
    Scott Freeman, Culinary Director, ESS Defence

    Restaurant Chef Award, sponsored by Wrapmaster
    Adam Handling, Chef Owner, Adam Handling Restaurant Group

    Sustainability Excellence Award, sponsored by Rational UK
    Adnams PLC

    Young Chef Award, sponsored by McCormick UK
    Nathan Johnson, Senior Chef de Partie, Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa