Annual Staff Awards 2023


Last night we hosted our inaugural Staff Awards at Mitton Hall celebrating the achievements, dedication and hard work shown by all our teams across the business.

Our nominees, highly commended and winners for each category are:

Employee’s Choice

As voted for by our staff
WINNER: Annabel Sanderson – Mitton Hall

Above & Beyond

Alex Crowther – Emporium Shop
Phil Snape – Bowland Brewery
Nick Wharf – Food Hall
Daniel Hermon – Shireburn Arms
Annabel Sanderson – Mitton Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Charles Rowley – Eaves Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Abdelrehem Hussein – Falcon Manor
WINNER: Lisa Robinson – Area Manager

Customer Excellence

Phoebe Green – Waddington Arms
Sarah Woods – Shireburn
Cecily Astin – Emporium Shop
Dawn Harris – Spinning Block
Sam Simkin – Beer Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Amy Bailey – Food Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hannah O’Brien – Bowland Brewery
WINNER: Victoria Barker – Mitton Hall

Unsung Hero

Chris Miller – Reservations
Matthew Hannigan – Food Hall
Matt Simpson – Beer Hall
Nathan Riddehough – Shireburn Arms
Anders Giles – Mitton Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jean Bromley – Eaves Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Darina Wozny – Royal Hotel
WINNER: Billie Cowgill – Spinning Block

Best Newcomer

Suzanne Layzell – Spinning Block
Buba Mirkovic – The Royal Hotel
Pete Herbert – Beer Hall
Michael Heffernan – Falcon Manor
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hannah Thomson – Waddington Arms
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lee Unthank – The Emporium
WINNER: Dave Harvey – Shireburn Arms

Rising Star

Katie Tasker – Eaves Hall
Ashleigh Prince – Food Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jess Lindley – Marketing
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ellie Bennett – Mitton Hall
WINNER: Kate Wynne – The Emporium
WINNER: Tom Stearstree – Beer Hall
WINNER: Emily Pietrzak – Beer Hall

Employee of the Year

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Aimee Johnson – Falcon Manor
WINNER: Annabel Sanderson – Mitton Hall