hotel-cateys2009_150x150.jpgThe wait is over. The shortlist for the 2009 Hotel Cateys has been unveiled.

The awards, organised by Caterer and Hotelkeeper, were launched in 2007 to complement the Cateys and are designed to allow hoteliers to celebrate the achievements of their staff and give them the recognition they deserve.

As with the Cateys, contenders for the Hotel Cateys have been nominated, selected and recognised by judging panels consisting of their industry peers.

This year’s categories include, Front of House Manager, Housekeeper of the Year, Spa Professional and Hotel Chef award.


Front of House Manager
Jane Butler, Woolley Grange Hotel, Wiltshire
Charlene Hamilton, Hotel du Vin, Cheltenham
Roland Hoffman, The Lowry Hotel, Manchester
Ben Malpass, The Cavendish Hotel, London

Front of House Team
ABode Hotel, Glasgow
Brown’s Hotel, London
Malmaison Hotel, Leeds
Strattons Hotel, Norfolk

Conference and Banqueting Award
Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa, Berkshire
Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London
The Berkeley, London

Food and Beverage Manager
Andrew Bennett, The Park Lane Hotel, London
Stefan Engl, Cunard Lines, Queen Mary 2
Erick Kervaon, South Lodge Hotel, West Sussex

Housekeeper of the Year
Rachael Park, Rudding Park, Harrogate
Emma Lucking, Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Northamptonshire
Barbara Sheridan, Thistle Marble Arch, London

Green Award
One Aldwych, London
Strattons Hotel, Norfolk
Best Western Moor Hall Hotel & Spa, West Midlands
Tamworth Premier Inn South, Whitbread plc

Hotel Restaurant Manager
Mark Bevan, Simon Radley at The Chester Grosvenor, Cheshire
Cedric Chirossel, The Castle at Taunton, Somerset
Lisa Edwards, Village Hotel & Leisure Club, Walsall
Marc Whitley, The River Bar and Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester

Hotel Restaurant Team
Malmaison Hotel, Aberdeen
Michael Caines at ABode Manchester
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh
The Ritz, London
Village Wirral Restaurant Team, Village Hotel & Leisure Club, Walsall

Spa Professional
Maria Haggo, The Spa at Chancery Court/ Renaissance Chancery Court, London
Kerry Hole, SPA SPC, Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire
Mandy Meth, Cunard Lines, Canyon Ranch Spa – Queen Mary 2
Maxine Turnock, Cliveden, Berkshire

Hotel Chef Less than 250 Covers
Kenny Atkinson, Seaham Hall Hotel and Serenity Spa, County Durham
Stephen Crane, Ockenden Manor, West Sussex
Lee Streeton, Brown’s Hotel, London

Hotel Chef More than 250 covers
Nigel Boschetti, The Royal Lancaster Hotel, London
Steve Munkley, Royal Garden Hotel, London
Simon Young, Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London

Human Resources Manager
Sam Hayter, Starwood Hotels, The Park Lane Hotel
Liz McGivern, Red Carnation Hotels
Nick Wyatt, von Essen hotels

Human Resources Team
Royal Garden Hotel, London
Starwood Central London Hotels, Sheraton Park Tower Hotel, London
The Berkeley, London

The winners will be annouced at a black-tie event will be held on 6 November at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. Good luck to all our shortlisted entrants! 

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