2020

Congratulations to Abbie Livesey, our Acorn Award winner!

Congratulations to Abbie Livesey, our Acorn Award winner! 778 581 greenfisher

The winners of The Caterer’s 2020 Acorn Awards have now been revealed and we are delighted that Abbie Livesey, our Front of House Contract Manager at Broadgate has been listed for a prestigious award.

The Acorn Awards are known as the ‘30 under 30’ and recognise the 30 brightest prospects under 30 years old, in the hospitality industry. Winners represent every sector and are nominated by their peers for making an impression.

Abbie leads a team of 38 Rapport Ambassadors who collectively look after the Reception Services in 15 busy, multi-tenanted buildings on the largest pedestrianised neighbourhood in central London. She started her career working as a Receptionist in a city building and has quickly worked her way up to her current position. 

As a leader, Abbie strives to create a sense of family, and in turn deliver the highest possible standards for clients – A true Rapport leader. Her results speak for themselves, achieving extremely high staff retention levels, excellent client satisfaction, plus dedication to developing and progressing her team. As a result of her work, in 2019 Abbie and her team were awarded Front of House Team of the Year at the Food Service Cateys.

In addition to her day job, Abbie also works closely with several industry organisations including the East London Business Alliance (ELBA), which helps build the connection between business and the community. She is also one of the founding members of the Women in Leadership network, Empower. Plus, most recently she championed and raised over £5,000 for the charity LandAid. 

Abbie will collect her award alongside the other winners at a ceremony held later this year and said:

“I’m thrilled to be named as an Acorn Awards winner, because I’m genuinely passionate about the work I do and supporting the people I work with. I continually strive to push forward my career, making conscious decisions to ensure each new opportunity will help me to learn new skills and challenge me.”