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The Academy of Food & Wine Service, UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2020 will receive:

  • A career-defining study trip, at a location yet to be confirmed
  • Dinner for two guests to include sommelier selected wines and welcome drink at Kerridges 
  • Champagne Afternoon Tea for four people at The Hotel Café Royal
  • Complimentary tickets to AFWS competitions, dinners and industry events
  • The prestigious title of a lifetime,  trophy and certificate

Past Winners

2018 Kieran McLoughlin, Gravetye Manor Hotel

2016 Matthew Mawtus, Pollen Street Social

2015 Ian Sturrock, The Arts Club, London

2014 Alper Zan, Restaurant Manager Café Rouge, Cheshire Oaks

2013 Janine Swales, GM, Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre, BaxterStorey Ltd

Winner Janine Swales with chief judge Peter Avis

2012 Peter McAlister, Food & Beverage Manager, Culloden Estate and Spa





2011 Michele Caggianese, Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel, London

2010 David Hennigan, The Crown at Whitebrook and Celtic Manor, Monmouthshire

2009 Peter Avis, Babylon restaurant at the Roof Gardens, London