The winners of the 2017 Catering Insight Awards were revealed on Thursday, 23rd November at an exciting gala event, that took place at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London.
Now in its third year, the event was attended by more than 220 industry executives from the UK catering equipment industry. The attendees, including representatives from over 40 distributor companies were there to find out the recipients of the 15 award categories, that were presented to honour excellence in both the supplier and distributor side of the industry.
Rational received the Catering Insight Supplier of the Year Training and Education Award, sponsored by CESA. The award is aimed at those manufacturers who have invested extensively in education programmes for the benefit of the industry over the past 12 months. This could be for their own staff, dealers or the wider sector.
Simon Lohse, Managing Director, Rational UK commented “We are delighted to be the winner of the Supplier of the Year Training and Education award. Thank you to our partners who voted for us, in recognition of our new centre of excellence training facilities at our Luton head office – for our partners, engineers, consultants, planners and customers. Also for recognising Rational innovations, including the new SelfCookingCenter XS model and the leading innovative technology for professional kitchens ConnectedCooking 2.0.”
Rational sponsored the Distributor of the Year – nationwide category for the third year in a row, the winner was Vision Commercial Kitchens. This special award recognises a major distributor which has completed mammoth commercial kitchen projects to a high standard, whilst still offering a personalised, sterling service.
With over 150 senior executives voting on the awards, these accolades can truly be said to have been chosen by the industry.
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