AWARDS

  • Group Operator of the Year
    Lunch Business
    September 2013
  • Essential Cafe Awards 2013
    Essential Cafe Magazine
    April 2013
    Winner of Essential Cafe Awards 2013 for service & training initiatives
  • Design Business Association 2013
    Business Effectiveness Award
    GOLD - In Store Bakery
    February 2013
  • Cafe Society Award 2011
    Cafe Society
    July 2011
    Cafe Society Award 2011 - M&S Café
  • Business Effectiveness Award GOLD
    Design Business Association
    November 2011
    Design Business Association 2011
    Business Effectiveness Award
    GOLD - M&S Café
  • Golden Award E-Learning 2010 Excellence in production of learning content
  • Awarded Fellow of Institute of Directors 2008
  • Publican Catering Innovator of the Year 2004
  • Publican Retail Brand of the Year 2003
  • Hostec trophy technology winner of the year 2001
  • Les routiers Corps d'Elite award 1995
  • Sunday Telegraph Food Marketing award 1995
  • Hotel & Caterer Magazine Acorn award winner 1994
  • 1993 Master Craftsman of Great Britain from worshipful company of cooks
  • Careme Bronze Medal of Cookery & Food Association for services to industry
  • Diploma of Cookery & Food Association for services to training
  • Westminster College, London. 706/1 Professional Chefs Diploma 1982
  • Westminster College, London. 772/1 Management Certificate 1983
  • Westminster College, London. 706/2 Higher Chefs Diploma 1984
  • British Red Cross/St Johns First Aid Certificate 1986, 1994 & 2005
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust Certificate 1987
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust Diploma 1989
  • Inst of Environmental Health Food Hygiene Certificate 1990
  • Lewisham College Computer Programming 1990
  • Hotel & Catering Training Co Craft Trainer Award 1991
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma 1992
  • Cambridge National Ext. College French, business 1993
  • Scher Associates Management Diploma 1994
  • Institute Francais French, advanced 1994
  • T.P.A. License Trainer training 1995
  • Champagne Academy Champagne Academician 1996
  • Mensa IQ test rating 148 (top 2% in country) 1996
  • Grand Cru d'Alsace Ecole d'Alsace 1997
  • Institute of Directors Finance for non-financial directors 1998
  • Institute of Directors Strategic business direction 1999
  • Harvard University, Boston E-Commerce and Corporate Information Systems 2000
  • Institute of Directors Non-executive, Independent Director 2002
  • Grahame Robb Associates Situational Leadership 2004










The Publican Award