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The CIS Excellence Awards 2019, in partnership with THE RESULTS

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The CIS Excellence Awards 2019, in partnership with THE RESULTS

The CIS Excellence Awards 2019, in partnership with THE RESULTS
May 31
10:05 2019

The Results of the CIS Excellence Awards 2019

in partnership with

The Employee of the Year Award, sponsored by Fresh Food Company

WINNER: Stephen King, Uisge Bar and Restaurant, Perthshire


  • Rory MacAleece, Ibis Styles Glasgow/Ibis Styles Glasgow West (Maven Capital Partners)
  • Terry McBeth, Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central

The Sustainable Business Award, sponsored by Green Tourism and Keenan Recycling

WINNERS: BaxterStorey Scotland in partnership with City of Glasgow College

Fairmont St Andrews


  • BaxterStorey Scotland

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

Winner: The Usual Place, Dumfries


  • Aramark – Scotland Team
  • BaxterStorey at City of Glasgow College

The Training and Employee Retention Award, sponsored by

Winner: City of Glasgow College / CalMac


  • Fazenda Rodizio Bar and Grill, Edinburgh
  • Sonas Hospitality Ltd, Isle of Skye

The Pub Excellence Award, sponsored by KraftHeinz Foodservice

Winner: The Lord of the Isles, Craobh Haven, Argyll


  • The Crinan Hotel, by Lochgilphead, Argyll
  • The Crown and Kitchen, East Linton, East Lothian
  • The Horseshoe Inn, Eddleston, Peebles

The Banqueting and Events Chef Award, co-sponsored by ASA Recruitment and Tilda

Winner: Alan Boslem, Big Bite Catering, Airdrie


  • Scott Brodowski, Hickory, Edinburgh
  • James Burton, Ginger Snap Catering & Food Design, Edinburgh

The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award, sponsored by TLT Solicitors

Winner: Edinbane Lodge Restaurant, Isle of Skye


  • The Little Chartroom, Edinburgh
  • The Lookout by Gardener’s Cottage, Edinburgh
  • North Harbour Bistro, Isle of Harris

The Food Tourism Award, co-sponsored by Seafood Scotland and Sodexo

Winner: Cannonball Restaurant and Bar, Edinburgh


  • Aberdeen International Airport
  • Rufflets, St Andrews

The Hospitality Educator of the Year Award, sponsored by Inspire Catering

Winners: Allison Kennedy, City of Glasgow College

Steph Tanner, Edinburgh College

Finalist: Ian Pirrie, Edinburgh School of Food and Wine

The Independent Hotel of the Year Award, sponsored by Tetley Foodservice

Winner: Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae, South Ayrshire

Commended: Cavens Country House Hotel, Kirkbean, Dumfries


  • The Allanton Inn, Duns, Berwickshire
  • The Dunstane Houses, Edinburgh

The Patisserie Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by Callebaut

Winner: Shona Sutherland, Taystful, Blairgowrie

Commended: Iain Baillie, Tantrum Doughnuts, Glasgow


Gerard Chouet, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles Hotel


The Group Hotel of the Year Award, co-sponsored by Bruce Stevenson Insurance Brokers and InStock

Winner: Hilton Glasgow


  • Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

The Young Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by Brakes Scotland

Winner: Jordan Clark, Pennygate Lodge, Isle of Mull


  • Jamie Deans, Deans Restaurant, Perth
  • Ewan Jones, Café St Honore, Edinburgh
  • Ross McLaren, CH&Co at Baillie Gifford, Edinburgh

The Restaurant of the Year Award, co-sponsored by Pelican Procurement and POSH Communication

Winner: The Seafood Ristorante, St Andrews


  • Barley Bree Restaurant with Rooms, Crieff
  • Le Roi Fou, Edinburgh

The Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by BaxterStorey

Winner: Fred Berkmiller, L’Escargot Restaurants, Edinburgh


  • Jerome Henry, Le Roi Fou, Edinburgh
  • Praveen Kumar, Tabla Indian Restaurant, Perth
  • Paul Wedgwood, Wedgwood the Restaurant, Edinburgh

The Lifetime Achievement Award, co-sponsored by Braehead Foods and City of Glasgow College

Winner: Albert H. Roux OBE, KFO


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