Nominations now open for the Catering Insight Awards 2018


The UK catering equipment industry has been waiting with bated breath to nominate for the Catering Insight Awards 2018, in association with Atosa, and we can exclusively reveal that the nomination process is now open.

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Simply fill in one of the two below online forms – one for distributor categories and one for supplier categories – by close of play on Monday 1 October to be considered for this year’s shortlist. Anyone in the industry can nominate any company for one or multiple categories, and self-nominations are welcome. All nominators will remain anonymous.

For the Lifetime Achievement Award for an individual who has dedicated their working life to the UK catering equipment industry, simply pick the form which most suitably reflects their career path.

The 15 categories are:


Service & Support
Light Equipment, sponsored by The Professional Kitchen Show
Heavy Equipment, sponsored by Commercial Kitchen
Business Development
Training & Education, sponsored by CESA


Distributor of the Year – South of England, sponsored by Hobart
Distributor of the Year – North of England, sponsored by Blue Seal
Distributor of the Year – Rest of the UK, sponsored by DC Warewashing and Icemaking Systems
Distributor of the Year – Project Management, sponsored by Welbilt
Emerging Distributor of the Year, sponsored by Jestic Foodservice Equipment
Digital Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Hoshizaki
Service & Maintenance Provider of the Year, sponsored by First Choice Group

Headline honours

Distributor of the Year – Nationwide, sponsored by Rational
Lifetime Achievement Award

Once the nomination process closes, the Catering Insight team will put together a shortlist, which will be announced in the November issue of the magazine and simultaneously online. Senior members of the industry will then be invited to decide the winners, with distributors voting for supplier category victors and vice versa.

All winners will be revealed during the gala ceremony on Thursday 29 November at the glitzy Bloomsbury Ballroom, London. Celebrations will continue until the early hours at the official After-Party, in the Sway bar, just a few minutes’ walk from the main venue.

The nomination forms are below:

The Catering Insight Awards are supported by Cedabond. Pre-dinner drinks are sponsored by Pentland Wholesale.

Tickets for the exclusive event are now available HERE.

To discuss the unique opportunities this event offers, contact:

Mark Harris
0203 176 4226

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