YO! Sushi and Marston’s won the ‘Best Large Restaurant Group’ and ‘Best Large Group / Pubs & Bars Employer’ awards respectively at the Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2014 last week.

It was the second year running that YO! Sushi had triumphed at the awards holding off the challenge of Ed’s Easy Diner, Bill’s and Wahaca.

Peach Pub Group was named Best Medium Group Pubs and Bars Employer, while independent bar company Urban Leisure Group took home the top prize of No1 Best Employer in Hospitality 2014.

Pete Dalzell, MD of Marston’s Inns & Taverns said: “we are particularly delighted to receive this award because it was voted for by our team, making it all the more special.”

 YO! Sushi was placed 12th overall in the ‘Top 60 Best Employers in Hospitality 2014’ making it the leader for its category.

People Director Suresh Banarse said “YO! Sushi is committed to ensuring our employees are happy and have every opportunity to be developed in their career. After all, a happy workforce deliver a great dining experience for customers. We’re thrilled to have won this award for the second year running and will continue to make sure our restaurants provide fantastic opportunities for staff.”