The Staff Canteen Awards 2022

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The Staff Canteen Awards are back, for the third year we want to celebrate the amazing people in hospitality and the winners will once again be chosen by our audience.... that's you!

You may have a star or three but do you have one of our 'money can't buy' winners mugs? We will be handing out exclusive gold mugs to the the winners of this year's awards at a live event at The Compound in Birmingham on November 14, plus, lots of other goodies and they’ll join previous winners in The Staff Canteen hall of fame.

Nominations are down to you and then you get to vote for your shortlist and finally category winners. We are proud to partner with Rational as our headline sponsor for the second year running, they will also sponsor the Social Media Influencer.

Adam Knights, Marketing Director, Rational UK, said: “Rational are once again proud to be the main sponsor of the TSC awards, and are excited that our iVario advanced bratt pan is the Social Media Influencer award sponsor. Just as new technologies continually drive the future of social media, our Rational iVario technology is now achieving the equivalent for professional kitchens.”

Roy Brett winner of Chef of the Year 2021
Roy Brett winner of Chef of the Year 2021

Here is a reminder of the award categories:

KP of the Year

Social Media Influencer

Sustainable Hospitality Business of the Year

One to Watch

Chef of the Year

Member of the Year

Front of House Team of the Year

Community Hero Award

If you think you know an individual or team who deserves to win this year, make sure you get their names down and tell us why. Nominations open on September 5 via The Staff Canteen website, keep an eye on our social media channels for more details.

Editor of The Staff Canteen, Cara Houchen, said: “Last year’s live event was a huge success and the first opportunity for many of us to celebrate in person after Covid. We had a huge response from the industry who nominated and voted for eight fantastic winners.

ront of House Team of the Year: The Star at Cotton
Front of House Team of the Year: The Star at Cotton

“We created The Staff Canteen Awards so we could celebrate everyone who works in hospitality but most importantly we wanted to allow the industry the opportunity to decide who their winners should be.

“We can’t wait to see who is in the running for 2022 and we’re looking forward to welcoming everyone at our awards party in November.”

Our other sponsors this year are Compass Group UK & Ireland, Seafood From Norway, Hobart, The Burnt Chef Project, Major, Chef Works and Sharps Brewery.


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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 22nd August 2022

The Staff Canteen Awards 2022