Hospitality Industry

The Hospitality Industry Award is open to any sized business and there is no limit as to how long you have been trading or the number of employees. Whether you run a café or restaurant, hotel or bar, we are looking for a successful female led business which excels in this sector.

Serving the public demands a high calibre of customer service, good quality product and excellent standards. The business will have shown how they meet these qualities for their customers.

The judges will be looking for information around the following aspects:

  • The inspiration behind the business creation
  • Achievements and challenges to date
  • Future plans
  • The drive and passion behind the business

If your business achievements are impressive then this award is for you.
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Alexandra Myhill and Alison Wilson
The Riddling Rack

The Riddling Rack is a wine and gin bar based in Newton-Le Willows. Based over two floors it offers a selection of 52 gins, 12 house wines, premium beers and spirits as well as a 'wine wall' where people can purchase wine to take home.

Kirsty Mackenzie
Lakeland Inns

Lakeland Inns is a group of three pubs and a microbrewery based on the edge of the Lake District. We are the proud recipients of a Cumbria in Bloom Silver Award and every year invest thousands of pounds into floral displays at the pub, which give the high street a real lift.

Zoe Arnold-Bennett
Shed 1 Distillery Ulverston Ltd

Shed 1 are a micro-gin distillery based in a 7'x7' garden shed in Ulverston. They produce gin & gin marmalade. They also are collaborating with another company to create gin chocolates. They believe in sustainability and quality and don't think one has to compromise the other.

Joyce McGuire
Dome House

This ex-Grand Design house, now a boutique guesthouse with stunning views over Lake Windermere. There are 3 individually designed rooms and a two bedroom apartment available to guests.

Rebecca Wood
The Ice Alchemists

The Ice Alchemists offers a luxury take on the latest dessert craze sweeping the globe - Ice Cream Rolls! Using only the finest Jersey cream & ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible, they handcraft this modern style of ice cream on ice pans before your very eyes.

Amy Mantle
Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool; an award winning entertainment & events venue brings the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas to the Fylde Coast. With 3 stunning event suites and a packed programme of shows, there is always something happening in this fabulous venue!

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