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20th November 2019

CH&CO has a four-midable night at the FSM Awards 2019

CH&CO is celebrating after taking home four awards at the FSM Awards 2019.

The annual FSM Awards recognise outstanding individuals and teams that have made a huge contribution to the industry.

Congratulations to the talented winners:

Rising Star Award: Ben Garnett Sinclair‍‍‍‍ CH&CO Workplaces

One of CH&CO’s first apprentices, Ben has blossomed into a talented young chef who is inspiring his peers to take every opportunity available.

Sports, Leisure & Event Catering Award: Laura Amos CH&CO Destinations

Laura and the team at Café at the Palace were recognised for their continued focus on increasing customer engagement. The award-winning afternoon tea, for example, attracts visitors from all over the world, thanks to the focus on driving awareness and bookings.

Marketing Award: CH&CO Independent – Good Food Works

CH&CO Independent has been wowing students across the country with the Good Food Works initiative. It’s an interactive marketing campaign that challenges children’s perceptions about food and enables pupils to become involved in a multi-sensory experience.

Education Award: St Anne’s Primary School, Principals by CH&CO

Mariama Davies‍ and the team have been recognised for introducing exciting new menus and engaging with parents, guardians and the wider community through a community gardening project, family cooking classes and special events.  This has seen school meal uptake increase by 64% in just 12 months.

Terry Waldron, COO, CH&CO, said: “What a night! Congratulations to all our FSM Awards winners. Our success is built on the great work, creativity and dedication of talented teams across our diverse business. They create uplifting food and service experiences for our customers every day and have a determination to grow and always exceed expectations; qualities we fully support through our inclusive ‘apprentice to boardroom’ learning and development programmes. The recognition received at the FSM Awards is testament to this and we couldn’t be prouder.”