Celebrations all around for first Pride of Valor Awards

Colleagues from across our 19 hotels came together to celebrate an extraordinary year at our first ever Pride of Valor Annual Awards Event and Gala Dinner.

Our teams were out in force to celebrate their hard work and exceptional service over the year at the Crowne Plaza Stratford-upon-Avon.

The awards were a huge success and were made extra special thanks to the bespoke three course menu and cocktails from the Great Valor Cook Off and The Ultimate Valor Bartender Championship competitions.

Our Pride of Valor 2016 winners were:

  • House Presentation Award
    • WINNER – John Harrison, Crowne Plaza Chester
    • RUNNER-UP – Halina Araucz, AC Birmingham
  • Perfect Welcome Award
    • WINNER – Charlie Twarog, Holiday Inn Peterborough West
    • RUNNER-UP – Lavinia Aurel, Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham
  • Food Server of the Year
    • WINNER – Danny Cairney, Hotel Indigo Liverpool
    • RUNNER-UP – Linda Pinerio, Holiday Inn Peterborough West
  • Bartender of the Year
    • WINNER – Rhys Griffiths, DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds
    • RUNNER-UP – Tania Martin, DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester
  • Chef of the Year
    • WINNER – Robert Beeley, Hotel Indigo Liverpool
    • RUNNER-UP – Jack Joliffe, Crowne Plaza Chester
  • Revenue Plus Award
    • WINNER – Charlotte Lucas, DoubleTree by Hilton Leeds
    • RUNNER-UP – Rebecca Middel, Crowne Plaza Stratford upon Avon
  • Sales Manager of the Year
    • WINNER – Anthony Hudson, AC Manchester
    • RUNNER-UP – Sian Humphries, Crowne Plaza Stratford upon Avon
  • Conference Host of the Year
    • WINNER – Danielle Bradley, Crowne Plaza Nottingham
    • RUNNER-UP – Neil Cottam, Holiday Inn Doncaster
  • Fitness and Lifestyle Award
    • WINNER – Daniel Winstone, Holiday Inn Peterborough
    • RUNNER-UP – Nicola Ross, DoubleTree by Hilton Chester
  • Care and Cash Award
    • WINNER – Pa Ceesay, Hilton Garden Inn Bristol
    • RUNNER-UP – Lynsey Nixon, Crowne Plaza Glasgow
  • Manager of the Year
    • WNNER – Peter Gregory, Crowne Plaza Chester
    • RUNNER-UP – Judith Snook, Holiday Inn Plymouth
  • Hotel Cast of the Year 2016
    • WINNER – Holiday Inn Peterborough
    • RUNNER UP – Holiday Inn Harrogate
  • Central Partner Award
    • WINNER – Lee Johnson
    • RUNNER-UP – Eve Sales

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and we can’t wait to do it all again next year.

For highlights from the event, search for #ValorPride on Twitter.

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