Be Inclusive Hospitality (BIH), founded by Lorraine Copes is proud to announce its inaugural BIH Spotlight Awards, taking place on 24 October 2022. The awards will celebrate businesses and individuals of exceptional talent and achievement from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds working within the hospitality industry today.
Nominations are now closed across all categories:
- Chef of the Year
- African Food
- Caribbean Food
- East and South East Asian Food
- South Asian Food
- Middle Eastern Food
- Bar/Pub of the Year
- Drinks Professional of the Year
- Writer of the Year
- Head Office Impact
- Rising star
Let us know who you nominate by tagging us @Beastmag_London
The judging panel will be co-chaired by two of the industry’s most respected personalities, TV presenter and celebrity chef Andi Oliver alongside CEO and Chairman of luxury restaurant group, D&D London, Des Gunewardena. Joining them on the judging panel will be food and diversity consultant Mallika Basu; Masterchef winner and restauranteur, Shelina Permalloo; author and chef, Mike Reid; global rum ambassador, Ian Burrell; wine and sake educator, Shane Jones.
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