After months of anticipation and a record number of entries, the big reveal of the finalists for the 2019 Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards has now begun.
With two categories announced every day this week, today we shall unveil the shortlist for Bar Manager of the Year and Restaurant Manager of the Year.
From country house hotels, to boutiques in the city, managers, owners and staff were eager to give their employees the recognition they deserve.
The shortlist for the Bar Manager of the Year Award is:
Fabio Pezzini – The Westbury Mayfair
Filippo Tacchi – The Franklin
Pedro Paulo – One Aldwych
Marine Hill – The Grand Eastbourne
Now with the shortlist announced, the winner will be decided by a judging panel – consisting of five top industry experts; Peter Hancock, chief executive, Pride of Britain Hotels, Giovanni Grossi from The AA, Philip Turner, founder, The Chestnut Group and Michele Mella, general manager, Barnsley House.
The winners will then be revealed at the Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards on October 15 at Hilton Olympia.
The event, taking place on the first day of Independent Hotel Show 2019, is free to attend for hoteliers and staff and will be a night of free-flowing Champagne and canapés.
To secure your place to the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the guest list.
The sixth year of the Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards is sponsored by: Mite Linen, Star Quality Hospitality, Out of Eden, Rehegoo and Guest talk.
PhotoMeBooth will be attending this year’s event, with a GIF booth, so guests can take their very own GIF and share it instantly.