The AA unveiled its full list of restaurants to be awarded 1-5 rosettes for 2015 in its annual AA Guide on September 23, 2014.
What criteria is needed to gain an AA rosette?
To be awarded the coveted rosette, restaurants need to exceed standards within their local area. Inspectors will be looking at restaurants that prepare food with care, understanding and skill as well as those that use fresh ingredients in their dishes.
Who were the new five AA Rosette restaurants in the AA Restaurant Guide 2015?
For the 2015 guide seven new restaurants were awarded four rosettes including: Bohemia, Jersey; The French, By Simon Rogan (now Adam Reid), Manchester; Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, Rock; Restaurant Story, London; Texture, London; Le Gavroche, London; The Greenhouse, London
Who were the new four AA Rosette restaurants in the AA Restaurant Guide 2015?
There were 28 new restaurants gaining four rosettes including: Stovells, Chobham; Cannizaro House, Wimbledon; Sixtyone Restaurant, London; Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford; Llangoed Hall, Llyswen; Yorebridge House, Bainbridge; La Belle Époque, Sofitel Heathrow; Red Lion, Pewsey; Cliveden, Taplow; The Hambrough, Ventnor; Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow; Cotswolds88 Hotel, Painswick; Caxton Grill, St Ermins Hotel, London; Kitchen Table, London; The Packhorse Inn, Moulton; Manchester House Bar and Restaurant, Manchester; Hell Bay, Bryher; Turners at 69, Birmingham; Amberley Castle, Amberley; Buckland Manor, Buckland; Ynyshir Hall, Eglwysfach; The Whitebrook, Whitebrook; Lainston House, Spartsholt; Chiltern Firehouse, London; Roka, London; The Clove Club, London; The Hinds Head, Bray; Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh
Which chefs and restaurants won awards at the AA Hospitality Awards 2015?
Nathan Outlaw, of the eponymous two Michelin starred, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, was awarded AA Chef’s Chef of the Year which is voted for by peers while Ruth Rogers received the AA Lifetime Achievement Award.
Here are the other winners from that year:
AA Hotel of the Year England – Dormy House, Broadway
AA Hotel of the Year Scotland – Meldrum House Country Hotel, Aberdeen
AA Hotel of the Year Wales – Ynyshir Hall, Powys
AA Hotel of the Year London - Rosewood London
AA Restaurant of the Year England – The Sticky Walnut in Chester
AA Restaurant of the Year Scotland – Timberyard in Edinburgh
AA Restaurant of the Year Wales – Bully’s in Cardiff
AA Restaurant of the Year London – Berners Tavern
AA Pub of the Year England – The Pheasant, Gestingthorpe
AA Pub of the Year Scotland – The Bridge Inn, Ratho
AA Pub of the Year Wales – Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd
Where were the AA Hospitality Awards 2015 held?
The awards were presented at the AA Restaurant Guide Hospitality Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. TV personality and Michelin-starred chef, Tom Kerridge treated guests to a gourmet meal whilst Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Light Balance provided the evening’s entertainment.