The finalists for MCA’s Retailers’ Retailer Awards 2020 have been announced, with the cohort reflecting a diverse and vibrant range of eating and drinking out operators.
The top award, the Retailers’ Retailer of the Year - in partnership with Uber Eats – sees Richard Caring go up against Greggs CEO Roger Whiteside and Loungers CEO Nick Collins.
Best Company, sponsored by Diversey and Zenith Hygiene Group, is being contested by Dishoom, Hawksmoor and Nando’s, Loungers, Oakman and Stonegate.
The Evolution Award, in partnership with Pernod Ricard UK, will see Bill’s, Coco Di Mama, The Ivy Collection, KFC, Loungers and The Restaurant Group.
We would be delighted if you could take part in the voting for the awards, which celebrate the very best concepts and individuals in the UK eating and drinking out sector.
To vote, please click here. Please note you cannot vote for your own company, or companies under the same ownership.
The full list of nominees are:
This award celebrates a fledgling multiple-site format and identifies a developing operator which the senior industry has tipped to enjoy sustainable success over the coming years.
Daisy Green Collection
Best Concept | In partnership with Molson Coors
This award recognises a superb, sector leading concept that combines an excellent consumer proposition with dynamic execution across several different locations.
Best Venue | In partnership with Chapman Ventilation
This award goes to a single venue which has outstanding design, offer and service, and compelling and consistent customer appeal.
Arcade Food Theatre, Centre Point
Flight Club, Birmingham
The Ivy Asia, St Pauls
Market Halls, West End
The Ned, London
The Best Use of Technology
This award goes to an operator which has led the way with innovative technology, to enhance its business and boost engagement with consumers.
The Evolution Award | In partnership with Pernod Ricard UK
This award goes to a business that continues to evolve, from repositioning its offer or concept, developing new routes to market, introducing new technology or expanding into new markets through acquisition.
Coco Di Mama
The Ivy Collection
The Restaurant Group
Best Company | In partnership with Diversey and Zenith Hygiene Group
This category is awarded to an outstanding multiple-site company which combines a brilliant offer and execution with growing sales and people development.
Oakman Inns & Restaurants
Stonegate Pub Company
Deal of the Year
This category recognises the best deal to have taken place over the last 12 months, encompassing a good exit for the vendor and the opportunity for the new ownership to grow and lead the business into a sustainable future.
Pret A Manger acquires EAT
Asahi acquires Fullers drinks business
CK Asset Holdings acquires Greene King
The Loungers IPO
Stonegate Pub Company bids for Ei Group
Azzurri Group acquires Pod
Investor of the Year | In partnership with BDO
This award is for an individual or company that has successfully invested in the eating and drinking-out market over the last 12 months, whether through an acquisition or acquisitions, or in the continued development of its portfolio.
The Restaurant Group
Best Individual: Retailers’ Retailer of the Year 2020 | In partnership with Uber Eats
This award goes to the outstanding leader of the year.
Richard Caring - Caprice Holdings
Nick Collins - Loungers
Simon Emeny - Fuller, Smith & Turner
Karen Jones - Prezzo
Simon Longbottom - Stonegate Pub Company
Roger Whiteside - Greggs
Retailers’ Retailer full nominees list revealed
The finalists for MCA’s Retailers’ Retailer Awards 2020 have been announced! To vote, please click here.