Welbilt backing makes Catering Insight Awards the most supported yet

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Welbilt has signed up for the first time to sponsor the Catering Insight Awards. This brings the number of backers for the 2017 event to nine – a record total.

The manufacturer will be supporting the Distributor of the Year – Project Management category at this year’s gala event. Set to take place at the prestigious 8 Northumberland Avenue in the heart of central London on 23 November 2017, the ceremony is for the third year running expected to attract hundreds of high level catering equipment distributors, manufacturers, suppliers and other industry luminaries.

As a leading manufacturer of professional kitchen equipment, Welbilt UK is renowned for its award winning Merrychef, Convotherm, Frymaster and Garland brands which provide a wide variety of cooking solutions within the hospitality sector. Whether a large chain operation, upcoming independents or public sector, Welbilt works closely with distributors to ensure that the end user receives the highest quality cooking solution tailored to suit individual establishments.

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Steve Hemsil, sales director, UK and Ireland – Welbilt, is thrilled to be a part of such a prestigious event within the industry, commenting: “Welbilt UK is delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Distributor of the Year – Project Management Award’ at this year’s Catering Insight Awards.

“We work very closely with distributors and they play an extremely important role to ensure that our brands reach the correct end users every time. The awards recognise the hard work and dedication of distributors from across the country, so supporting these awards is the next natural step in formally recognising and highlighting our acknowledgement of their success.”


The full list of awards is:


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


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

Headline honours

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

The Catering Insight Awards are supported by Cedabond.

To discuss the unique opportunities this event offers, contact:

Mark Harris
0203 176 4226


Anne-Marie Judge
0203 176 5632

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