Nine hospitality and foodservice talents were recognised at the 2011 Institute of Hospitality London Branch’s Aspiring Managers Awards, during a ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel London, Park Lane.
The awards, run in partnership with talent development consultancy learnpurple, acknowledge the individual
achievements of hospitality managers within Greater London, particularly those “new to management who have demonstrated a high level of commitment to their organisations and to their own learning and development.”
The Institute of Hospitality London Branch’s 2011 Aspiring Managers were: Stephane Dartois, operations manager for Hilton Worldwide; Brad Mumford, night manager of the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane; Arshan Motorwala, head chef of the Jurys Inn; Ian McDowell, manager in training at Burhill Golf; Fiona Andrews, account manager, EPSYS – Acquire Services; Yusuf Hassan, assistant financial controller at the Cavendish Hotel; Beatriz Orta, operations manager for Guoman and Thistle Hotels; Nikki Goodwin, reservations and sales office manager at the Ramada Plaza in Southport; and Lucy Clayton, sales and events coordinator for Harbour & Jones.
Aspiring managers win one year’s complimentary membership to the Institute of Hospitality, plus access to professional development resources and networking opportunities; a CPD development programme and certificate from learnpurple; a luxury weekend hotel break for two; and an ‘aspiring manager’ trophy.