The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) last night honoured its 2016 award winners.
The event recognised care providers and caterers as well as unsung heroes during its annual ceremony at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham.
This year’s award winners were:
Meals on Wheels Award – Hertfordshire Independent Living Service
Catering Hero Award – Gareth O’Hara, Chef, Sunrise of Cardiff
Catering Team of the Year Award – Morden College Catering Team
Care Establishment of the Year – Lymewood Court, St Helen’s, Merseyside
Catering Manager of the Year – James Clear, Hotel Services Manager, Care UK
Region of the Year Award – South East
Pam Rhodes Outstanding Achievement Award – Roger Denton
Chairman’s Award 2016 – Preston Walker, Oak House Care Home
Neel Radia, national chair, NACC said: “Congratulations to all our winners. Year on year, the exceptional examples of excellence in care catering step up a level and the judges have a most difficult task selecting the overall winners.
“We are privileged to work in a sector where talented and inspirational professionals push boundaries to deliver quality catering provision that enriches the lives of those entrusted to their care. In all our finalists we see real dedication to the highest standards and I am in awe of each and every one of them. It’s an absolute honour to recognise this through the NACC Awards.”