Nomination Deadline- Institute of Hospitality Awards 2018

The deadline for submitting your nominations for The Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism 2018 is Monday 5th February.

The categories for the 23rd Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism are:

  • Independent Bar Manager of the Year
  • Coffee Shop / Café Manager of the Year
  • Restaurateur of the Year
  • Restaurant Chef of the Year
  • Hotel Chef of the Year
  • Contract Catering Chef of the Year
  • Contract Catering Manager of the Year
  • Hotelier of the Year
  • Front Of House Manager of the Year
  • Housekeeping Manager of the Year
  • Business Development Manager of the Year
  • Duty Manager of the Year (New!)
  • General Manager of the Future (New!)
  • Human Resource Manager of the Year (New!) 
  • The Unsung Hero Award (New!) 
  • Hospitality Management Team of the Year
  • Supplier of the Year
  • Lecturer of the Year
  • Outstanding Apprentice of the Year

The largest event within the Northern Ireland Branch calendar will take place on Friday 11 May 2018 at Titanic Belfast. The awards recognise talented individuals who have made a valuable contribution to their business and the industry over the past year.

The award nomination process is open to any eligible candidate who fits the criteria. You don’t have to be a member to take part.  The awards website is live at