Meet the Hospitality Heroes semi-finalists

By Berenice, Tuesday 3 September 2019

We're delighted to announce the semi-finalists for the Kraft Heinz’ 57 Hospitality Heroes competition, in partnership with Arena. This fantastic initiative recognises foodservice and hospitality industry professionals under 30 who go above and beyond their job role giving something back to the industry in their spare time.

The semi-finalists

  • Penny Kachellek, Front of House Assistant, CH&CO
  • Ailsa Le Poidevin, Assistant Reception Manager, The Ritz
  • Emrys Hughes, Applications Engineer, Plasma Clean
  • Tereza Pospisilova, Floor Manager, CH&CO
  • Oliver Darrington, Groups and Conventions Manager, The Landmark
  • Ross Taylor, Trader, Creed Foodservice
  • Alison Hulley, Coffee and Brand Manager, Aramark
  • Ben Draffan, General Manager, The Bear
  • Antony Woodcock, Managing Director, GIG
  • Sam Ross, General Assistant - City of Glasgow College, BaxterStorey
  • Ruth Hansom, Head Chef, Pomona's Notting Hill
  • Rosie Cadogan, Nutritionist, BaxterStorey
  • Leo Kattou, Senior Sous Chef, Simpsons Restaurant
  • Lizzy Doole, New Projects Co-ordinator, Confex Ltd
  • Tristan Winter, FOH Caballo Lounge, Loungers
  • Tommy Knott, Barman / Waiter, The Castle
  • Mollie Earnshaw, Supervisor, Loungers

We look forward to celebrating with them at a special VIP drinks reception at The Shard, on Thursday 5 September 2019. Here, the three finalists will be announced.  Watch this space to see who is through to the final!