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27/10/2011

Two Mitchells & Butlers brands shorted listed in Peach Hero Awards 2011

Two Mitchells & Butlers brands shorted listed in Peach Hero Awards 2011

Two of Mitchells & Butlers' leading brands have been shorted listed in two categories of the Peach Hero Awards 2011. The awards aim to recognise the creativity, vibrancy and diversity of the eating and drinking out market in the UK.

Toby Carvery has been shorted listed in the Consumer Choice category following feedback direct from consumers; and Harvester has been nominated within the Evolutionary Brand category, as chosen by leading senior industry executives.

The winners will be announced on 17 November 2011.

The full list of nominations is as follows:

NEWCOMER

  • Bistro du Vin
  • Craft Beer Co
  • Franco Manca
  • Red Hot World Buffet

BREAKTHROUGH BRAND

  • Byron
  • Fire & Stone
  • Hawksmoor
  • Loungers

EVOLUTIONARY BRAND

  • Giraffe
  • Harvester
  • Las Iguanas
  • Zizzi

TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

  • Costa: loyalty card
  • Domino's: iPad app
  • JD Wetherspoon: Unlocked app
  • PizzaExpress: Contactless payment/iPhone app

PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

  • JD Wetherspoon
  • Nando's
  • Peach Pub Co
  • PizzaExpress
  • Spirit Pub Company

CONSUMER CHOICE

  • Carluccio's
  • Loch Fyne
  • Prezzo
  • Toby
  • Zizzi

INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP: COMPANY

  • Jamie's Italian
  • JD Wetherspoon
  • Nando's
  • PizzaExpress
  • Whitbread

INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP: INDIVIDUAL

  • Tom Byng (Byron)
  • Karen Forrester (TGI Friday's)
  • Jillian MacLean (Drake & Morgan)
  • Robin Rowland (Yo! Sushi)

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