Williams sponsor Special Contribution Award 2019

Williams was delighted to sponsor this year’s Special Contribution Award, presented to Jo Ralling & Dan Parker of Veg Power

Photo: (L to R) Lawrence Hughes - Falcon Sales & Marketing Director; Jo Ralling and Dan Parker of Veg Power, host Danny Wallace

The Cost Sector Catering Awards for 2019 took place at a glittering ceremony at the Hilton London Metropole on Thursday evening (April 25th).

The awards night host was writer and broadcaster Danny Wallace, while head chef Russell Impiazzi and his team served 700-plus guests with a delightful menu.

Williams Refrigeration and Falcon Foodservice Equipment were delighted to jointly sponsor and present this year’s Special Contribution Award to Jo Ralling & Dan Parker of Veg Power.

Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Mark Hayman of the Hospital Caterers Association and Bill Toner, chief executive of CH&Co.

The Contract Caterer Award was picked up by The Genuine Dining Co., while the Education Award went to the University of Stirling. LACA won the Marketing Award for its work around the 25th anniversary of National School Meals Week last year.

Cost Sector Catering editor David Foad said: “It was a terrific awards night, a genuine celebration of the best in public sector and workplace catering.

The full list of winners:

Armed Services Award: WO Darren Rose, RAF

Care Catering Award: Nick Dutton, Primrose Bank Care Home

Chef Award: Carl Weston, Cuffley Manor Care Home

Contract Catering Award: The Genuine Dining Co.

Contract Catering Multi-Site Manager Award: Bee Armstrong, The Genuine Dining Co.

Corporate Responsibility Award: Manchester Fayre Team

Education Award: Catering Team, University of Stirling

Event/Stadia/Arena Award: Tom Parry, Cheltenham Race Course

Healthcare Award: Lee Stillwell, Elizabeth Finn Homes Ltd

Innovation Award: Harrogate Food Angels

Marketing Award: LACA Ltd

PSC100 Health and Nutrition Award: Gary Hunter and Dr Rupy Aujla, Westminster Kingsway College

Public Sector Award: Mark Taylor, Premier Foods

Special Contribution Award: Jo Ralling & Dan Parker, Veg Power

Team of the Year: Vic Borrill and the Team, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

Training and Apprenticeship Award: Elior UK

Unit Manager Award: Helen Howe, Derbyshire County Council

University/College Award: Chartwells at the University of Sussex

Lifetime Achievement Awards

Contract Caterer: Bill Toner,CH&Co

Public Sector: Mark Hayman, HCA