CIS Excellence Awards – Winners Announced

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WINNERS of the CIS Excellence Awards 2014

Great to see good strong competition here, it’s tough to choose between Neil Forbes and Mark Greenaway! Special mentions to Ballathie House, Loch Melfort and The Gannet.

The Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education & Training, co-sponsored by Entiér & Scottish Qualifications Authority

Presented to:
Willie McCurrach, City of Glasgow College

The Business Innovation Award, sponsored by Bidvest 3663

Compass Group UK & Ireland for The Idea Works!

Cordia Services LLP for the modernisation of school catering areas
Pelican Procurement Services for Purchasing Intelligence (Pi)

The Independent Event-Caterer of the Year Award, co-sponsored by Freshwater & PIDY

Prep Catering, Inverness

Gill Orde in Catering Ltd, Scottish Borders
Saltire Hospitality Ltd, Edinburgh

The Innovation in Training Award, sponsored by

Fresh Olives Apprenticeship Awards Programme (Entiér Ltd)

Highly Commended: Zest, St Andrews


ESS Support Services Worldwide

The Pub Excellence Award, sponsored by Heinz Foodservice

The Cock and Bull, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire

Highly Commended: The Bridge Inn at Ratho, by Edinburgh


The Scran & Scallie, Edinburgh

The Contract Catering Chef of the Year Award,co- sponsored by ASA Recruitment & Tods Murray LLP

Rikki Pirie, Entiér Ltd (at Apache Caledonia House)


Stuart Aitken, BaxterStorey Scotland
John Buskie, Sodexo Prestige

The Sustainable Business Award, sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland

Cafe St Honoré, Edinburgh


Radisson Blu, Edinburgh
Ochiltree’s Dining, Abbotsford – the home of Sir Walter Scott

The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award, sponsored by Sodexo

The Gannet, Glasgow

Highly Commended: Field, Edinburgh


Bistro Moderne, Edinburgh
Bistro Provence, Edinburgh

The Healthier Scotland Award, sponsored by NHS Health Scotland

Sodexo at the Scottish Government


Inspire Catering @ Kilgraston School
Martha’s Restaurant, Glasgow

The Excellence in Hospitality Education Award, sponsored by Premier Foods

Elmwood Campus Hospitality Team, SRUC Elmwood Campus


City of GlasgowCollege
The EdinburghSchool of Food and Wine
Perth College UHI

The Independent Hotel of the Year Award, sponsored by GRAM

Ballathie Country House Hotel, Perthshire


Loch Melfort Hotel and Restaurant, Arduaine, by Oban
The Parklands Hotel, Perth

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

Mithas, Edinburgh


Craig Millar @ 16 West End, St Monans
The Horseshoe Restaurant with Rooms
63 Tay Street, Perth

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

Mandy Gray, Compass UK & Ireland (Defence & Offshore)

Taff Doyle, ARAMARK
Caroline White, Zest St Andrews

The Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by BaxterStorey

Neil Forbes, Cafe St Honore, Edinburgh

Derek Donaldson, Hilton Glasgow
Mark Greenaway, Restaurant Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh
Ian McAndrew, Blackaddie House Hotel, Sanquhar

The Lifetime Excellence Award

Winner: Norman Springford, Apex Hotels Ltd

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