Our Learning & Development team win big at the Cateys!

Our Learning & Development team win big at the Cateys!

Our Learning & Development team win big at the Cateys! 4948 3299 Sam Smith

We are absolutely delighted and elated to share that Rapport Guest Services was awarded the People and Training award at the Food Service Catey Awards 2021.

Thank you to our Learning & Development team and to all our People team for your dedication and commitment to our Rapport ambassadors over these last 12 months and beyond. This has certainly been a challenging time for everyone in our industry, but this award is a reflection of your resilience and commitment.

The Food Services Cateys is considered the Oscars of the hospitality industry and made a huge in-person come back in October 2021.

On Friday 8th October, shortlisted nominees for the renowned food service industry awards attended The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge for a glamourous evening. After a challenging 18 months in the hospitality industry, the organisers went all out on this event with amazing food, drinks, and atmosphere to make up for lost time together.

Rapport was nominated for two categories this year: our Learning & Development team for the People and Training Award; and one of our reception teams for Front of House Team of the Year. Rapport, Restaurant Associates and other Compass Group UK&I organisations brought the total number of Compass nominations this year to 20!

  • Rapport’s Learning & Development team for People & Training
  • Rapport’s reception team for Front of House team of the Year
  • Restaurant Associates UK for Business and Industry Caterer of the Year
  • Luxey Dayanandan from Restauant Associates for Healthy Eating Champion
  • Stephanie Robertson from Restaurant Associates for the People and Training Award
  • Claire Thomas from Compass Group UK & Ireland for General Manager of the Year
  • ESS for Best Use of Technology Award
  • Graham Singer from ESS for Chef of the Year
  • Aga Bernaciak from ESS for Trainee Chef of the Year
  • Rida Diab from Signature Dining for Chef Manager of the Year
  • Signature Dining for Healthcare Caterer of the Year
  • Eurest for Chef of the Year
  • Eurest for CSER Award
  • Claire Thomas from Eurest for General Manager of the Year
  • Liz Forte from Eurest for Healthy Eating Champion
  • Andrew Finn from Eurest for Regional Manager of the Year
  • Sarah Bartolo from Eurest for Rising Star
  • Pete Champain from Eurest for Sales Person of the Year
  • Kevin Johnson from Chartwells for Chef of the Year
  • Wayne Corbett from Compass Group UK&I for Chef Manager of the Year

 

 

On the night, Compass won several awards including Aga Bernaciak from Eurest for Trainee Chef of the year, Liz Forte from Eurest for Health Eating Champion, and Wayne Corbett for Chef Manager of the Year.

 

 

 

 

“A huge congratulations to the L&D and People Team for being recognised in the People and Training award category at The Caterer’s 2021 Foodservice Cateys. This award is so very well-deserved and a direct result of your unwavering focus, drive, creativity and dedication.”

Dirk Talsma, Rapport’s Managing Director