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First round of 2020 People of Excellence nominees announced

27 January 2020

The first round of 2020 People of Excellence nominees have been announced this morning.

Each year the Scottish Hotel Awards identify and reward the shining stars of hospitality through the People of Excellence scheme. This recognises the service, commitment and achievements of exceptional people who make guests’ dreams a reality and celebrate the important contribution these people make to Scotland’s tourism and hospitality sector. 

A second round of nominees will be announced in March and the winners will be revealed at the Scottish Hotel Awards gala dinner at The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh on 26th April 2020.

Congratulations to all those who have been nominated, here is the full list:

 

First round of nominees for the Scottish Hotel Awards 2020 People of Excellence 

 

Business & Management

 

Deputy Manager

Will Haegeland

Cringletie House Hotel

Louise Playfair

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso

Colin Jewell

Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Westerwood

Bryce Wilson

Hetland Hall Hotel

Neil Smith

Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland

Lisa Anderson

Scotsman Hotel

Christopher Oliva

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel

Caroline Willis

The Pierhouse Hotel

 

Duty/Operations Manager

Carrie Macdonald

Ardanaiseig Hotel

Alan Marshall

Crowne Plaza Glasgow

Craig Meadows

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Samantha Milne

Dunkeld House Hotel

Kimberley Vallance

Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa

Alastair Kennedy

Links House

Chris Owen

Radstone Hotel

Fraser Gunn

Radstone Hotel

Lorna McKechnie

The Machrie Hotel of Golf Links

Vilmantus Sialus

The Pierhouse Hotel

Ioana Simion

Village Hotel Aberdeen

Ashleigh Pink

Crieff Hydro Hotel

Leigh Rogerson

Townhead Hotel

Stuart Wallace

The National Piping Centre

 

House Manager

Julie Wilson

Border Hotel

Sanela Sosic

Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, Princes Street

Alison Nolfolk

Loch Melfort Hotel

Colin Richmond

Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa

 

Revenue Manager

Trond Dalby

Cringletie House Hotel

Susan Brown

Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Westerwood

Justine Sanderson

InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel

Corina McQuat

Market Street Hotel

 

Sales & Marketing Manager

Sandra Cunningham

Lodge on Loch Lomond

Georgina Gilmour

Market Street Hotel

Leonara Brebner

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel

Janette Napier

The Machrie Hotel of Golf Links

Karen Day

Village Hotel Aberdeen

Catherine Jackson

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian 


Chef

 

Chef

Andrew MacDougall

Ardanaiseig Hotel

David Hetherington

Bridge of Orchy

Aaron Rowe

Border Hotel

Iain Gourley

Cringletie House Hotel

Simon McGregor

Hetland Hall Hotel

Kris Currie

InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel

Jordan Shane

Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland

Richard Wilson

Loch Melfort Hotel

Nicola Irving

Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa

Stefano Cifaldi

Lodge on Loch Lomond

Neil Hawthorn

Stonefield Castle

Michal Buczkowski

The Tongue Hotel

Mark Greenaway

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian 

Stewart McKirdy

Hilton Garden Inn - Glasgow

Andrew Pavlantis

Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa

 

Executive Chef

Scott Swift

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso

Iain Ramsay

Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

Mattia Camorani

Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, Princes Street

Callum Dow

Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort

Laura McEwan

Townhead Hotel

Scott Hessel

Crieff Hydro Hotel

 

Sous-chef

Joe Hillier

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Khelifa Bradai

Crowne Plaza Glasgow

Valeriu Luta

Market Street Hotel

 

Pastry Chef

Hazel Thompson

Border Hotel

Katarzyna Warczak-Jones

Garvock House Hotel

Toni Matos

Links House


Events & Spa

 

Banqueting Team or Individual

Gabriella Pacitti

Crowne Plaza Glasgow

The Team

Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland

The Team

Seamill Hydro Hotel

The Team

The National Piping Centre

The Team

Crieff Hydro Hotel

Heather Nelson

Radstone Hotel

 

Events Team or Individual

Stephanie Houston

Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, Princes Street

Fiona Mackinnon

Links House

Lorna Gascoine

Village Hotel Glasgow

The Team

Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Westerwood

The Team

Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

Louise Divarquez

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel

The Team

Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort

 

Spa Team or Therapist

The Team

Auchrannie Resort

The Team

Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Westerwood

The Team

Village Hotel Glasgow

Hannah Simpson

Village Hotel Aberdeen

 

Wedding Team or Planner

Paige Evans

Dalmeny Park House Hotel

Jules Hyde

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Natasha Thomson

Hetland Hall Hotel

Teresa Au

InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel

Emerald Moody

Radstone Hotel

Morag Fraser

Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa

The Team

Balbirnie House Hotel

The Team

Garvock House Hotel

The Team

Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa

The Team

Lodge on Loch Lomond

The Team

Seamill Hydro Hotel

The Team

Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort

The Team

The National Piping Centre


Service

 

Concierge

Ivor Renwick

Scotsman Hotel

Jonathan Sisamon Valdes

The Glasshouse

 

Front of House Team or Individual

The Team

Auchrannie Resort

Nikolett Nemethne Simon

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Lynsey Morrison

Border Hotel

The Team

Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow Westerwood

The Team

Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

The Team

Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland

Francesca Marcia

InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel

Joyce Welsh

Lys-Na-Greyne

The Team

Princes Street Suites

Heather Nelson

Radstone Hotel

The Team

The National Piping Centre

Mihai Ene

Village Hotel Aberdeen

The Team

Western Isles Hotel

 

Housekeeper

Dawn Cumming

Ardanaiseig Hotel

The Team

Auchrannie Resort

Katazyna Campbell

Cringletie House Hotel

Janice Jack

Dalmeny Park House Hotel

Gillian Richardson

Hetland Hall Hotel

Angelika Magryta

InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel

Zara Patterson

Loch Melfort Hotel

Gabrielle Ferguson

Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa

Marta Makowiecka-Szehczyk

Links House

David Krawczyk

Scotsman Hotel

Sharon Cardy

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel

Andrea Tipa

Stonefield Castle

Rab Armstrong

Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort

Lisa Devlin

Townhead Hotel

Mirka Croci Torti

The Machrie Hotel of Golf Links

Rosalie Mackenzie

The Pierhouse Hotel

Magaret Dickson

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian 

Margaret McNab

The Machrie Hotel of Golf Links

 

Maintenance & Grounds

Michael Brown

Ardanaiseig Hotel

The Team

Auchrannie Resort

Oscar Martins

Garvock House Hotel

John Ward

Loch Melfort Hotel

Rosen Daskalov

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel

Attila Virag

Stonefield Castle

John Cowan

Trump Turnberry, A Luxury Collection Resort

Scott McKinnon

Village Hotel Glasgow

Chris Gray

Village Hotel Aberdeen

Alan Rose

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Dave Hay

Crieff Hydro Hotel

 

Receptionist

Narta Danova

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Nicola Law

Crowne Plaza Glasgow

Claire Howieson

Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso

Zena Leith

Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Leighanne Davie

Lodge on Loch Lomond

Paul Reid

Market Street Hotel

Frances Baslsillie

Princes Street Suites

Stephanie Brass

Radstone Hotel

Marica Di Francesco

Stonefield Castle

Megan Shedden

The Machrie Hotel of Golf Links

Darren Mitchell

Village Hotel Glasgow

Chloe Davies

Western Isles Hotel


Food & Beverage

 

Drinks Specialist/Mixologist

Connor Taylor

Links House

David Johnston

The Pierhouse Hotel

 

Food & Beverage Manager

Nicolae Anghel

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Leonardo Sandri

Cringletie House Hotel

Johnny Aitken

Lodge on Loch Lomond

Ross Clark

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian 

Garry Wood

Crieff Hydro Hotel

 

Food & Beverage Team or Individual

Fiona Mackenzie

Bunchrew House Hotel

Mate Saska

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

Greg Gibson

Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

Joanna Domalewska

Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, Princes Street

Kerry Smith

Loch Melfort Hotel

Edyta Borkowska

The Tongue Hotel

Chiara Pacitti

The Tongue Hotel

The Team

Auchrannie Resort

The Team

Crowne Plaza Glasgow

The Team

Garvock House Hotel

The Team

Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland

 

Bar Manager

Scott Clavey

Bunchrew House Hotel

 

Restaurant Manager

Kirsti Davies

Carlton Hotel, Prestwick

Gary Harding

Nira Caledonia

Louise Herbert

Townhead Hotel

Rachel Mackenzie

The Pierhouse Hotel

Natalie Davidson

The National Piping Centre

William Maltman

Scotsman Hotel