LACA Awards

The annual LACA Awards for Excellence take place on the evening of 11th July during the Main Event, acknowledging and celebrating the individuals and teams of people who continue to make a real difference in education catering.  Good management, strong performances and high achievements deserve to be recognised at any time.

Nominations are now closed and the winners will be revealed on Thursday 11th July.

The nominees are:

LACA Apprentice/Trainee Award 2019, sponsored by Promise Gluten Free

  • Daisy Lord, Vertas
  • Callum Oliver, Derbyshire CC
  • Hannah Wright, Leicestershire Traded Services

LACA Catering Business of the Year Award 2019, sponsored by Hobart UK

  • Educaterers Ltd
  • HES Catering Services
  • Oxfordshire County Council

LACA Primary School Catering Team of the Year Award 2019, sponsored by Middleton Foods

  • Breadsall Primary School, Derbyshire CC
  • Hartburn Primary Academy, Stockton BC
  • West Winch Primary School, Norse Group

LACA Secondary School Catering Team of the Year Award 2019, sponsored by Bidfood

  • Abraham Moss School, Manchester Fayre
  • Faringdon Community College, TnS Catering
  • Glossopdale Community College, Derbyshire CC

LACA Education Marketing Award 2019, sponsored by Elygra Marketing Services

  • HC3S, Hampshire CC
  • ISS Education
  • Norse group

Nan Berger Memorial Award 2019, sponsored by Civica

  • CATERed
  • Chartwells
  • ISS Education

Roger Davis Outstanding Achievement Award 2019, sponsored by Theos

  • Mark Davies, ISS Education
  • Meg Longworth, Chartwells

LACA Unsung Hero Award 2019, sponsored by Glendale Foods

  • Sharon Blakemore, Wynyard Primary School, Stockton BC
  • Ellen Crookes, Mortimer Primary School, South Tyneside
  • Jacqui Richie, Devon Norse

LACA Region of the Year Award 2019, sponsored by Radnor Hills

  • East of England
  • North East and Scotland

LACA Outstanding Supplier of the Year

  • Bidfood
  • Premier Foods
  • Radnor Hills

Also presented on the night will be:

  • LACA Self Delivered/In House caterer Award 2019, sponsored by Quorn Foods        
  • LACA Special Contribution Award 2019

LACA Chairs Award 2019

Plus a new award for 2019 recognising those who engage with pupils in healthy eating and cooking in honour of Arnold Fewell who sadly passed away earlier this year.

To find out more about the categories and criteria for the 2019 LACA Awards for Excellence click here.