Hot 100 revealed at glittering industry event

The wait was finally over last night as the inaugural Catering Insight Hot 100 2012 was revealed at a glittering party for more than 300 catering equipment professionals.

Guests arrived at the spectacular One Mayfair where they enjoyed welcome drinks and a chance to network before the Hot 100 2012 was revealed.

The Hot 100, supported by Principal Partner Standex Food Service Equipment, was split into five categories — Industry Innovators, Business Big Shots, Rising Stars, Unsung Heroes and Winning Teams — showcasing the most innovative and exciting companies and individuals working in the UK catering equipment industry.

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At 9pm last night, Catering Insight editor Andrew Seymour took to the stage to welcome guests and congratulate the catering equipment community for all of its hard work in 2012.

A special film reel revealing each of the Hot 100 stars was then unveiled, showcasing this year’s Hot 100 and their stunning photographs.

The party continued late into the night, with every guest also first to receive a copy of the Hot 100 yearbook, containing profiles of all the individuals and teams in the inaugural list.

CATERING INSIGHT HOT 100 2012

INDUSTRY INNOVATORS

Andrew Nisbet, Nisbets
Bill Downie, Meiko
Dave Clarke, CDIS-KARM
David Ryan, Sprint Group
Glenn Roberts, Gram
Ian Wood, Adande Refrigeration
John Whitehouse, First Choice Catering Spares
Jonathan Doughty, Coverpoint Foodservice Consultants
Justin Cadbury & Gary Evans, Active Food Systems
Mike Mellor, Space Catering Equipment
Nick Howe, Court Catering Equipment
Nick Oryino, The Carford Group
Paul Veried, Foster Refrigerator
Peter Kitchin, C&C Catering Equipment
Steve Elliott, Serviceline

BUSINESS BIG SHOTS

Andrew Humble, Humble Arnold Associates
Chris Wakeman, Lockhart Catering Equipment
Clive Groom, CNG Foodservice Equipment
Gareth Sefton, SeftonHornWinch
Iain Munro, ScoMac Catering Equipment
Jack Sharkey, Vision Commercial Kitchens
Julian Shine, Shine Food Machinery
Kevin Jennings, Hallmark Kitchens
Lee Norton, Rational
Malcolm Harling, Williams Refrigeration
Mike Nunn, Dentons
Paul Knight, 3663 Catering Equipment
Ray Hall, RH Hall
Steve Loughton, Standex Foodservice Equipment
Stuart Bester, Hobart Independent
Tony Aston, Lincat

RISING STARS

Azhar Siddique, Azhar Siddique Limited
Ben Senior, Fox Catering Equipment
Chris Stoker, Inspire Commercial Kitchen Solutions
Foyzur Ullah, Commercial Equipment Direct (CED)
Glen Crossland, Dawson Foodservice Equipment
Graeme Marshall, Pyramid Catering Equipment
Holly Francis, Imperial Catering Equipment
Iain Addison, Ideal Catering Solutions
Kane Needs, Marren Group
Linda Lewis, Linda Lewis Kitchens
Marios Poumpouris & Michael Michael, Chillerbox
Phil Alexander, Olive Branch Catering Equipment
Radford Chancellor, Radford Chancellor Ltd
Roz Burgess, Intelligent Catering
Scott Dackombe, SD S&S
Tim Taylor, Ecomax Catering

UNSUNG HEROES

Adam Krause, Sammic
Darren Massey, Standex Foodservice Equipment
Emma Brady, Commercial Catering Spares
Karen Fewell, Digital Blonde
Keith Elkington, Keith Elkington Transport
Keith Warren, CESA
Mike Mourton, Manitowoc
Neil Roseweir, Falcon Foodservice Equipment
Nick Bates, Angelo Po
Peter Kay, CEDA
Peter Schad, PKL Group
Steve Lockless, Meiko
Steven Shepherd, ScoMac Catering Equipment
Stuart Campbell & team, CaterQuotes
Teresa Reynolds, especial

WINNING TEAMS

Matthew Kitchin, Steve Brophy, Jack Phillips & John Mundy, C&C Catering Equipment
Jim Stevens, Anne Stevens & Russell Isaac, Tailormade
Belinda Taylor & Kevin Turner, TT Catering Solutions
David & Karen Conway, GBT
Chris Playford, Ashley Sword & Laura Kirk, Foster Refrigerator
Jeff & Vita Whitaker, Whitco
Kevin & Kerry Slatter, KCCJ
Kurran & Pratap Gadhvi, Valera
Mark Kendall & Jeremy Walding, Inox Equip
Ben Dale, Michael Erye & Martin Beesley, Jestic
Nicola Burton & Robert Jack, Kingston Catering Repairs
Paula Sherlock & Steve Hobbs, Signature FSE
Ron, Ann, Catherine & Paul Neville, CHR Equipment
Stephen Kinkead & David Smithson, Winterhalter

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