The exceptional of contribution of care caterers during COVID-19 has been honoured at the NACC Awards 2020.
The virtual awards ceremony, which was hosted by national chair, Sue Cawthray, included a new and exclusively for 2020 category, The Triumph Over Adversity Award, sponsored by CaterCloud, to honour the efforts of care caterers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the judges unable to pick an overall winner, the title went to two worthy recipients, Michael Buccu, sous chef at Gracewell of Ascot, and The Umbrella Café CIC, Whitstable.
The other worthy winners were:
Care Establishment of the Year Award, sponsored by Hobart: Pear Tree Court, Care UK
Meals on Wheels Award, sponsored by apetito: Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS)
Catering Team of the Year Award, sponsored by Brakes: Meallmore Ltd
Catering Manager of the Year Award, sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions: Anne Dudley, Catering Support Manager, Hampshire County Council
Our Care Catering Hero Award, sponsored by Premier Foods: Peter Hall, Head of Kitchen, Cranleigh Paddock Care Home
Region of the Year Award, sponsored by Meiko: North Region
Pam Rhodes Outstanding Achievement Award, sponsored by Robot-Coupe: James Clear, Hotel Services Manager, Care UK
National Chair’s Award: Neel Radia
Sue said: “Congratulations to the NACC Awards 2020 winners. In what’s been an incredibly challenging year for our sector, it’s been an absolute honour to recognise and celebrate the extraordinary efforts and frontline contribution of everyone in care catering.”
To watch and relive the NACC Awards 2020 ceremony visit www.thenacc.co.uk