IRBOX workers Claire McNulty and Janet Knox were recently celebrated at Elior’s Awards Ceremony held in London in March.

Argyle House Restaurant Supervisor Claire and Suite Supervisor Janet were placed ahead of 14,000 employees and 4,000 nominations across 12 categories. Claire was the winner of The Customer Care Award with a trip of a lifetime to Las Vegas ahead of her!

Please look out for both of our service champions and congratulate them on their achievements. Congratulations to National Final Winner 2019, Jessica Mitchell, 14, from Glasgow.

Mentored by Elior Executive Chef Jav Aziz, Jessica beat 14,351 other hopefuls to land the coveted prize at Springboard’s Future Chef awards, held in London on 18th March 2019.

Future Chef allows young people to hone their skills and enhance their chances of a career in the hospitality industry with each finalist partnered with an experienced mentor in the lead up to the final.

Chef Jav had previously reached the National Finals with a competitor in 2017 and therefore was the ideal mentor for Jessica.  Having judged Jessica’s Local final he knew what was needed to get her to the National Final.

Jessica, who attends The High School of Glasgow beat eleven other national finalists for the coveted title, wowing the judges with her main of chicken breast with butternut squash, confit chicken leg and fondant potato, and an apple and frangipane tart with a vanilla pod parfait and caramelised apple for dessert.”

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