Author Archives: Academy of Food and Wine Service

Six finalists named in UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition

The finalists for the prestigious 2015 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year have been unveiled. The competition – run by the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) in partnership with The Caterer, sponsored by Bunzl Catering Supplies, Bibendum Wine Read more…

Semi-finalists unveiled for 2015 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year

The Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) is delighted to reveal the semi-finalists for its celebrated 2015 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition. Run in partnership with The Caterer and sponsored by Bunzl Catering Supplies, Bibendum Wine and Read more…

La Trompette Junior Sommelier Role Available

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Alper Zan 2014 Restaurant Manager of The Year Prize Report

Alper Zan UK Restaurant Manager of The Year 2014 Lausanne Hotel School  Report Ecole Hoteliere Lausanne – Executive Education Operation Management Programme 2015 It was an honour winning the AFWS UK “Restaurant Manager of The Year 2014” competition. It’s such Read more…

UK Restaurant Manager of The Year 2015 Open for Entries

The search has begun for the Academy of Food & Wine Service’s  UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2015 sponsored by Bunzl Catering Supplies and Bibendum Wine. Run in partnership with The Caterer, the competition, now in its seventh year, Read more…

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu’s obituary

EDWARD, 3RD BARON MONTAGU OF BEAULIEU In addition to his many other fine achievements, Lord Montagu will long be remembered as a key individual in the nascent English Wine Growing industry: not only was he one of the first three Read more…

Setting the Gold Standard

Press release The Gold Service Scholarship 2016 is open for entries Tuesday, 1st September 2015: The Gold Service Scholarship is pleased to announce that the 2016 competition is now open for entries. The competition, which recognises the very best of Read more…

Coolcucumber TV 50th Programme

Roy Ackerman Academy of Food & Wine Service President has just filmed his 50th Coolcucumber Web TV programme. I have enjoyed my life in the land of good food, wine and good company and would like to share a few Read more…

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Eric Zweibel selected to represent UK for The Best Sommelier in The World 2016

Eric Zweibel has been selected to be the UK Representative for The Best Sommelier in The World Eric Zweibel, Cellar Master, Summer Lodge Hotel (centre) will represent the UK in The Best Sommelier in the World competition 2016 to be Read more…