Glovers would like to congratulate a number of our clients who won awards at this year’s Casual Dining Restaurant and Pub Awards on 27 February 2019. 

Azzurri Group won the Casual Dining Group of the Year award.

Flat Iron picked up the award for Small Multi-Site Restaurant Brand of the Year (5-19 sites).

The award for Large Multi-Site Restaurant Brand of the Year (20+ sites) was won by wagamama for the third consecutive year.

wagamama also took home awards for Marketing Campaign of the Year, for its "feed your inner good’ campaign" and Menu Innovation (20+ sites).

Dishoom’s Kavi Thakrar and Shamil Thakrar won Trailblazer of the Year, the only category nominated directly by the panel of judges, which recognises outstanding contribution to the casual dining sector in the last 12 months.

The Outstanding Contribution award to the Casual Dining Sector was given to the late Peter Boizot, founder of PizzaExpress.

Many other clients of the firm received noteworthy nominations, being: PizzaExpress (Ethical Operator); Flat Iron, PizzaExpress and wagamama (Employer of the Year); Cabana (Menu Innovation (1-19 sites)); ASK Italian, PizzaExpress, wagamama, Zizzi (Menu Innovation (20+ sites)); Cabana, PizzaExpress and Zizzi (Marketing Campaign of the Year); Cabana and Hache (Small Multi-Site Restaurant Brand of the Year); ASK Italian, Zizzi (Large Multi-Site Restaurant Brand of the Year); Sweet Potato Group (Casual Dining Group of the Year); Hache Holborn, PizzaExpress Rushden Lakes and Zizzi Bath (Best New Restaurant Site); and ASK Italian Leeds, PizzaExpress Guildford and Zizzi Westfield, Stratford (Best Designed Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year).

For further information, please contact John Barber or Philip Shotter.