Category Archives: Competitions

The search is on to find the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2020

Restaurant Managers are now invited to compete in this prestigious competition to become the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2020. Anyone who fulfils the role of a Restaurant Manager (but not necessarily holding this title) is welcome to enter, Read more…

Tomas Kubart named 2019 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year

Tomas Kubart

Tomas Kubart from Kerridge’s Bar and Grill in London has been named 2019 Restaurant Manager of the Year. The result was announced at a sold-out awards ceremony run by the Institute of Hospitality and the Academy of Food and Wine Read more…

UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2019 semi-finalists revealed

Ten outstanding restaurant managers have been chosen to compete in the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2019 competition on Monday 7 January at The Savoy, London. The semi-finalists are: Cedric Touny, The Blue Posts, London Christopher Bakowski, Alyn Williams Read more…

Restaurant Manager of The Year 2019 Winner’s Reception

The winner will be announced and presented with their award at the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2019 Winner’s reception, in front of a highly influential and inspirational audience at a drinks and canape reception at The Savoy, London. Read more…

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2017

  The Moët UK Sommelier of the Year competition is the premier accolade in UK wine service. Each year, this prestigious award marks one person out as the UK’s most skilful, knowledgeable and gifted sommelier. The competition is open to Read more…

2016 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year

Congratulations to all who competed in the 2016 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year . A great final and well done to Matthew Mawtus from Pollen Street Social on his win. 2nd place went to Alexander Cooper from Brumus Restaurant, Read more…

Terry Kandylis is the new Moet UK Sommelier of The Year 2016

67 Pall Mall head sommelier Terry Kandylis has been named the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2016. Kandylis won after beating Mash London head sommelier Jess Kildetoft and Olivier Marie, head sommelier at Coq d’Argent, in a close fought final Read more…

Finalists named for the Moët UK Sommelier of Year 2016 title

The 12 sommeliers who will be taking part in the finals of the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year Competition 2016 have been named. Organised by the Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) and The Caterer, the awards test Read more…

The search is on to find the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2016.

Organised by Academy of Food and Wine Service (AFWS) and The Caterer, the competition is open to professional sommeliers and waiting staff working in the UK. Now it its 37th year, the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year is widely Read more…

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…