CIS Awards Winners 2015

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The Winners of the 2015 CIS Excellence Awards – which took place at the Hilton Glasgow on Thursday 21st May – are as follows:

The CIS Excellence Special Achievement Award,
sponsored by Fresh Food Company

Awarded to: Patrick Elsmie, The Gleneagles Hotel

The Healthier Scotland Award
, sponsored by the healthyliving award, in association with NHS Health Scotland

WINNER: BaxterStorey

Entiér Ltd at Robert Gordon’s College
SUBWAY Scotland

The Training & Employee Retention Award,
sponsored by

WINNER: Jobs 2014 Recruitment (Cordia LLP)


citizenM Hotel, Glasgow
The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

The Pub Excellence Award,
sponsored by Heinz Foodservice

WINNER: Stravaigin, Glasgow


The Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells
The Crown and Kitchen, East Linton
(Highly Commended)

The Banqueting & Events Chef Award,
co-sponsored by ASA Recruitment & Pidy

WINNER: Derek Donaldson, Hilton Glasgow


Craig Gibb, The Orde Food Company
Bran Jankovic, Saltire Hospitality Ltd

The Sustainable Business Award,
sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland

WINNER: The Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire


The Captains Galley, Scrabster

The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award,
sponsored by Sodexo

WINNER: Ox and Finch, Glasgow

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Cromlix & Chez Roux, Perthshire
IX Restaurant, Chester Hotel, Aberdeen

The Group Hotel of the Year Award,
sponsored by GRAM

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WINNER: Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire


Crowne Plaza Glasgow
Inverlochy Castle, Torlundy, Fort William

The Hospitality Educator of the Year Award,
sponsored by Skills Development Scotland

WINNER: Ian Gibb, Perth College UHI


Kenneth Hett, City of Glasgow College
Gary Maclean, City of Glasgow College

The Independent Hotel of the Year Award,
co-sponsored by Davidson Asset Management and The People’s Pension

WINNER: Duisdale House Hotel, Isle of Skye

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The Dunstane Hotel, Edinburgh
Moor of Rannoch Hotel, Highland Perthshire

The Restaurant of the Year Award,
sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions

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WINNER: The Adamson, St Andrews


Blackaddie House Hotel, Sanquhar, Dumfriess-shire
Gordon’s Restaurant, Inverkeilor, by Arbroath
The Whitehouse Restaurant, Lochaline, near Fort William

The Employee of the Year Award,
co-sponsored by Mazars & The Royal Bank of Scotland

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WINNER: Gayle Johnstone, The Tennent’s Training Academy, Glasgow


Adam Davies, GH Event Catering, Edinburgh
Jo Watson, Entiér Ltd, Aberdeen

The Business Innovation Award,
sponsored by Bidvest 3663

WINNER: Piranha, from Pelican Procurement Services


24 (Compass Group UK & Ireland)

The Patisserie Chef of the Year Award,
sponsored by Callebaut

WINNER: Keith Marley, La Potinière, Gullane, East Lothian


Gerard Chouet, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles, Auchterarder
Colin Hall, The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

The Chef of the Year Award,
sponsored by BaxterStorey

WINNER: Craig Wood, The Wee Restaurant, North Queensferry

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Darin Campbell, Cromlix & Chez Roux, Perthshire
Derek Donaldson, Hilton Glasgow
Mark Greenaway, Restaurant Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh
Ian McAndrew, Blackaddie House Hotel, Sanquar, Dumfriess-shire

The Lifetime Excellence Award,
sponsored by Braehead Foods

WINNER: Maurice Taylor, Chardon Trading Ltd


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