The Great British Pub Awards 2014
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Get ready to party at this year's Great British Pub Awards, Celebrate at the industry night of the year!
The awards will take place on Thursday, 11 September at London's Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, where the winners in 17 categories will be revealed.
Sky Sports F1 presenter Natalie Pinkham will be presenting the awards this year. Guests will also be entertained by Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, Abandoman with their own genre of improvised Irish hip hop!
Recognised as the one to win by licensees, the awards will celebrate winners in 17 different categories battling it out to be crowned this years Sky Great British Pub of the Year 2014
To celebrate the best in the industy the awards will be taking on an exciting sports theme, with an after party until 2am!
Last years winner Tom Gee of the Red Lion in Cricklade explains what the award has done for him!
"Nothing can make you feel better than winning the award. From a personal point of view and a team point of view it is amazing. In this business you have to take your boosts as much as you can and it is fantastic to have your progress recognised when you and your team work extremely hard. From a marketing point of view the award has been extremely helpful and our win has undoubtedly helped us grow sales again this year and recruit staff who want to work at an award winning business. I would definitely recommend entering to other licensees. The benefits are fantastic."
Tom Gee, winner of Best Freehouse and overall title of Great British Pub of the Year 2013
Another previous winner, Anton Piotrowski, chef/owner of the Treby Arms, Sparkwell, Devon which won Best Food Pub 2013 says:
"This is a well-respected industry accolade which is amazing for your staff and your business. The application process makes you look at the bigger picture, not just the quality of the food you offer. The event itself provided a good networking opportunity whilst the award has boosted takings. There was a lot of local press coverage surrounding our win, which has brought more people through the door, and, consequently, trade has increased by 15%."