The CIS Excellence Awards, in partnership with

Winners 2014 (for finalists, see the News pages of this website)

The Special Award for Contribution to Education & Training, co-sponsored by Entiér Ltd & SQA

Awarded to: Willie McCurrach, City of Glasgow College

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The Business Innovation Award, sponsored by Bidvest 3663

Winner: The !dea Works! (Compass Group UK & Ireland)

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The Independent Event-Caterer of the Year Award, co-sponsored by Freshwater  and Pidy

Winner: Prep Catering, Inverness-shire

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The Innovation in Training Award, sponsored by

Winner: Fresh Olives Apprenticeship Awards (Entiér Ltd)

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The Pub Excellence Award, sponsored by Heinz Foodservice

Winner: The Cock & Bull, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire

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The Contract Catering Chef of the Year Award, co-sponsored by ASA Recruitment & Tods Murray

Winner: Rikki Pirie, Entiér Services Ltd (at Apache Caledonia House)

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The Sustainable Business Award, sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland

Winner: Cafe St Honoré, Edinburgh

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The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award, sponsored by Sodexo

Winner: The Gannet, Glasgow

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The Healthier Scotland Award, sponsored by the healthyliving award, in association with Healthier Scotland

Winner: Sodexo at the Scottish Government

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The Excellence in Hospitality Education Award, sponsored by Premier Foods

Winner: SRUC Elmwood Campus Hospitality Department, Cupar

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The Independent Hotel of the Year Award, sponsored by GRAM

Winner: Ballathie Country House Hotel, Perthshire

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The Restaurant of the Year Award, sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions

Winner: Mithas, Edinburgh

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The Employee of the Year Award, co-sponsored by Mazars and The Royal Bank of Scotland

Winner: Mandy Gray, Compass UK & Ireland

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The Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by BaxterStorey

Winner: Neil Forbes, Cafe St Honoré

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The Lifetime Excellence Award, sponsored by Braehead Foods

Presented to: Norman Springford, Apex Hotels Ltd

(collected on stage by Robert Allan, Training Director at Apex Hotels)

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