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Second round of 2020 People of Excellence nominees announced

2 March 2020

The second round of 2020 People of Excellence nominees have been announced this afternoon.

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. 

The winners will be revealed at the Scottish Hotel Awards gala dinner at The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh on Sunday 26 April 2020.

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

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

Business & Management

Deputy Manager

Will Haegeland Cringletie House Hotel
Aniko Pesti Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld
Amanda McBride Gleddoch Hotel Spa & Golf
Allan Wilson Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Duty / Operations Manager 

Neil Smith Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland
Jasmine Way Glenisle Hotel
Heather Conway Lodge on Loch Lomond
Ann Marie Wilson Lodge on Loch Lomond
Shannah Hutchinson Riverside Lodge Hotel
Nicolas Cousins Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

House Manager

Kerry Morrison Links House at Royal Dornoch

Revenue Manager

Gwen Thompson Links House at Royal Dornoch

Sales & Marketing Manager

Helen Urquhart The Piper's Tryst Hotel
Heather Donoghue Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa Edinburgh
Laura Osbourne Gleddoch Hotel Spa & Golf
Aaron Kyle Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa

Chef

Banqueting Chef

The Team The Piper's Tryst Hotel

Chef

Iain Gourlay Cringletie House Hotel
Michael Leathley The Pierhouse Hotel
Morgwan Preston-Jones Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld
Theo Creton Links House at Royal Dornoch
Grahame Gardener Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Executive Chef

Nathan Bedford Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld
Zoltan Szabo Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Sous-Chef

Jamie MacDonald Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland
Artur Nowakowski Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Kalem Robertson Riverside Lodge Hotel

Pastry Chef

Dorote Sobkiewicz The Pierhouse Hotel

Events & Spa

Banqueting Team or Individual

David Kirk Lodge on Loch Lomond
Farooq Hussain Gleddoch Hotel Spa & Golf
The Team The Fenwick Hotel

Events Team or Individual

Cheryl Forrester Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
The Team Dunkeld House Hotel

Spa Team or Therapist

The Team Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa
The Team Dunkeld House Hotel
Paula Anderson Gleddoch Hotel Spa & Golf

Wedding Team or Planner

May Hunter Dunkeld House Hotel

Service

Concierge

Gergo Kroffinger Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Alan McDougall Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Front of House Team

Alisha Smith Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland
Dryw Jones Glenisle Hotel
Katie Stratton Lodge on Loch Lomond
The Team The Pierhouse Hotel

Housekeeper

Lesley Couch The Pierhouse Hotel
Neli Aleksieva Dunkeld House Hotel
The Team Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa Edinburgh
Johnathan Mcdonald Glenisle Hotel
Mariuta Pirlitu Western Isles Hotel

Maintenance & Grounds

Kenny Sichi The Piper's Tryst Hotel
Zander Baikie Links House at Royal Dornoch
Cosmin Stanila Western Isles Hotel

Receptionist

Emily Nelson The Piper's Tryst Hotel
Jennifer Berwick Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld
The Team Garvock House Hotel
Lynsay Watt Lochside House Hotel Lodges & Spa
Daisy Hogan Brisbane House Hotel

Food & Beverage

Drinks Specialist / Mixologist

Kris Bazys Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Food & Beverage Team or Individual

John Kerr Gleddoch Hotel Spa & Golf
Kate Mazepa Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Alvaro Llopis Agusti Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
The Team Dunkeld House Hotel
The Team Links House at Royal Dornoch
The Team Western Isles Hotel

Bar Manager

Caitlin Houston The Piper's Tryst Hotel
Rita Thomson The Pierhouse Hotel
Craig Loudon Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld
Katie Moran Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Restaurant Manager

Victoria Palmer Cringletie House Hotel
Peter Stulrajter Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland
Sadie Tarver Lodge on Loch Lomond
Kareem Lezrek The Fenwick Hotel

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