Shortlist for the National Association of Care Catering Awards 2018 revealed

Shortlist for the National Association of Care Catering Awards 2018 revealed
21/08/2018 - 10:10
The shortlist for the National Association of Care Catering Awards 2018 (NACC) has been revealed, which will recognise the teams and individuals across the care catering sector.

The awards celebrate innovation, excellence and the dedication to deliver above and beyond and ensure exceptional service every day.

Neel Radia, national chair of the NAAC said: “The NACC Awards provide an excellent opportunity to reflect on the great work that care catering professionals do every day. Across the sector there is an intrinsic desire to create exceptional food and drink experiences that enhance life quality and wellbeing both physically and emotionally. It is right that we take the time to recognise and celebrate this.

“I congratulate all of the finalists. The judges had a difficult job deciding the shortlist from all the brilliant entries, so to get to this stage is a fantastic achievement. I’m looking forward to the NAAC Awards dinner where the winners will be revealed, and we will have the opportunity to honour excellence with colleagues from across the country. I wish everyone the very best of luck!”

The winners will be announced at the NACC Awards gala dinner on Thursday 4 October 2018 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham as the highlight of the NACC Training and Development Forum 2018.

The 2018 finalists are:

Care Establishment of the Year Award:
Primrose Bank Care Home, Poulton Le Fylde
The Close Care Home, Burcot
The Lawns Care Home, Oadby, Brighterkind

Catering Manager of the Year Award:
David Blackwood, Catering Manager, Meallmore Ltd
Carl Cooper, Head Chef, Gracewell of Edgbaston
Simon Lawrence, Group Culinary Manager, Avery Healthcare
Jane Parke, Team Manager, County Enterprise Foods

Catering Team of the Year Award:
Avery Lodge, Grantham, Brighterkind
Derby Heights Care Home, Derby
St Andrews Healthcare
Willow Court, Harpenden

Meals on Wheels Award:
Harrogate Food Angels
Park Care Meals 

Our Care Catering Hero Award:
Suzanne Hallgarth, County Enterprise Foods
Maggie McNamara, Care Assistant, Gracewell of Kentford
Debbie Wright, Cook in Charge, Munhaven Care Home, Mundesley

Also announced will be the winners of the Region of the Year Award, the Pam Rhodes Outstanding Achievement Award and the National Chairman’s Award. 

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