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    WSET launches online exams to enhance digital learning for students

    The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the world’s largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications, has announced that it is introducing online exams for its English language Level 1 Awards in Wines, Spirits and Sake* and its Read more…

    WSET ramps up digital learning in response to Covid-19

    The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the world’s largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake qualifications, has announced that it is fast-tracking its investment plans for online delivery of all its qualifications. WSET currently offers its Levels 1-4 Read more…

    Daniel Greenock named 2020 UK Restaurant Manager of the Year

    Daniel Greenock from The Strathearn at Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire has been named 2020 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 & 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…

    New online courses available to AFWS members

    Training and development is essential to keep hospitality businesses safe, legal and delivering the best possible experience for their customers. We have partnered with Upskill People, the market leaders in online hospitality training. They train hundreds of thousands of hospitality 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…

    30th annual National Restaurateurs’ Dinner

    Top industry names, businesses and professionals are poised to gather for the 30th annual National Restaurateurs’ Dinner which will be held on 4th April 2017 at The Dorchester, with Early Bird Tickets now on sale. The prestigious event offers the 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…

    Finalists demonstrate the art of service at the National Final of The Gold Service Scholarship

    Press release Finalists demonstrate the art of service at the National Final of The Gold Service Scholarship Tuesday, 9 February 2016: The top eight National Finalists of this year’s Gold Service Scholarship competed yesterday in an exciting service challenge at Read more…