The Public Sector Catering Awards will return to the Hilton London Metropole on Thursday 4th April 2024. Nominating individuals or teams who have made a ‘significant impact’ in public sector catering can help shine a light on their accomplishments.
There are 16 award categories open for nomination as well as the Armed Forces Caterer of the Year Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award that will be presented on the night. Entries close on Wednesday 31st January 2024.
The Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to the individual or organisation who, during a notable career in the industry, has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities, drive, ideas and inﬂuence that makes them a worthy winner of the highest accolade the industry can bestow. Previous winners have included Andy Jones, Jeanette Orrey and Sue Cawthray.
The categories include:
- Armed Forces Caterer of the Year Award (not open to general entries)
- Care Catering Award
- Catering College Award
- Catering Manager of the Year Award
- Chef of the Year Award
- Contract Caterer of the Year Award
- Education Catering Award
- Health and Nutrition Award
- Hospital Catering Award
- Innovation Award
- Marketing Award
- Special Contribution Award
- Sustainability Award
- Team of the Year Award
- Training and Apprenticeship Award
- University Catering Award
- Unsung Hero Award
- Lifetime Achievement Award (not open to general entries)
The 2024 Public Sector Catering Awards are sponsored by Brakes, Bidfood, Cereal Partners, Essential Cuisine, Middleton Foods, Premier Foodservice, Rational, TUCO and Wafflemeister.
Please ensure you have read the entry criteria thoroughly and answered the questions related to the award you’d like to enter, within the 500 - 1,000 word limit. It is this document that will convince the judges of their worthiness to win the award. You can also include supporting material such as testimonials, menus, CVs, photos etc. Nominate here.