The Pig in Brockenhurst has been named Sustainable Hotel Restaurant of the Year at the Sustainable Restaurant Awards (SRA) 2015, announced in London on 23rd February.
Presented by Raymond Blanc, president of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, The Pig beat off stiff competition to be officially unveiled the winner at the ceremony at Oval Space, London last Friday.
Robin Hutson’s The Pig also came runner-up in two other categories, SRA Award for Sourcing and English Sustainable Restaurant of the Year.
Other top name boutiques also fared well at the Awards, with Green House Hotel’s Arbor Restaurant winning the award for Environment. A state of the art kitchen with induction hobs, hydrocarbon fridges and freezers which take much of their power from the hotel’s combined heat and power unit, helped clinch the win for the Bournemouth hotel.
Bistrot Bruno Loubet at The Zetter Hotel in London was named runner-up in two categories – SRA Award for Environment and Sustainable Hotel Restaurant of the Year. The Jetty, Harbour Hotels’ signature restaurant was the other runner-up in the latter.
Luxury boutique, The Bingham in Richmond was also a runner-up in Most Improved Sustainability category.
Raymond Blanc said: “These awards are for me as important as Michelin Stars. They represent what everybody who is passionate about food should regard as the perfect ingredients: good ethics, an understanding that food touches every part of our lives and a desire to ensure that future generations will be able to experience from it the same pleasure as we have.”