ashdalehotels annual awards...

Awards 2014

Ashdale Awards Night - 2014 was held on March 22nd 2015

2014 Winners announced- This years awards took place at Hazlewood Castle and the winners are as follows..   

Kings Head hotel-Employee of the Year - Michael Bradley

Angel & Royal hotel-Employee of the Year - Stacey Clarke

Hazlewood Castle hotel-Employee of the Year - Georgia Whitney

Grants  hotel-Employee of the Year - Tanya Sidwell

Dower House hotel-Employee of the Year- Megan Hewson

Ashdale Hotels-Employee of the Year - Heidi Venn-Wycherley

Ashdale hotels-Department of the Year - Kitchen, the Kings Head Hotel

Ashdale hotels -Hotel of the Year- Hazlewood Castle

Ashdale hotels -Special award- Mike Collins, Kings Head Hotel

Thank you to Chris Chambers Photography, Matthew Clark, Heineken, Sarah @ Cake!, Elite Sound , 4th Coming Events , Audio Events

Photos available to view in our gallery


Our previous Winners



Winner- Kings Head Employee of the Year- Chelsea Greenhough, James Newcombe, Danielle Boyle, Julie McFarlane, Jackie McGhee, Laura Atkin

Winner- Angel & Royal Employee of the Year- Elly Welsh, Chris Richardson, Katie Puk, Les Mole, Tibor Antal, Mark Scarborough

Winner- Dower House Employee of the Year- Jozsef Binder, Jennie Summerbell, Sarah Devaney, Matt Spiers, Miklos Annus, Amanda Metcalfe

Winner- Hazlewood Castle Employee of the Year- Paul Jarvis, Slav Potempa, Lizzie Leahy, Rhiannon Parsons, Jamie Clinton, Steve Harvey

Winner- Grants Hotel Employee of the Year- Elaine Long, Monika Snarska, Iwona Dorow, Monika Snarska, Peter O'Brien, Elaine Long

Winners Department of the Year- Sales, Hazlewood Castle, Housekeeping, Angel & Royal hotel, Banqueting Hazlewood Castle & Kitchen Hazlewood Castle, Housekeeping-Grants Hotel & Kitchen-Angel & Royal hotel

Winners Ashdale overall Employee of the Year- Steve Harvey, Julie Baines, Vengatachalam Aranganathan   “Nathan” , Elaine Long, Sylvia McCormack, , Adele Pearlgrave

Winners Hotel of the Year- Angel & Royal, Hazlewood Castle

Ashdale Special Award- Central Sales, Susan Hunter F&B Hazlewood Castle

Ashdalehotels-Barista of the Year- Sponsored by Paddy & Scotts Coffee- Amy Bisicker (Kings Head)

Ashdalehotels- Bar of the Year- Sponsored by Heineken- Kings Head


How the winners are chosen and the prizes...

The purpose to again recognise outstanding members of staff and to celebrate their success.
Nominations and selections are based on:

* Performance in your work area
* Customer and staff feedback
* Sick record and time keeping
* Contributions to the hotels success/improvements/customer care

Each hotel GM will nominate four employees:

* You must have worked with us for a minimum of 6 months
* Your GM will write a 250 word summary for all nominees as to why you have been selected which will be submitted to me
* All nominees will attend the awards dinner
* From the four nominees from each hotel I will select one winner from each hotel, and one overall outstanding Ashdale employee.

Overall outstanding Ashdale employee

* Plaque (engraved)
* £300
* Extra days holiday each year on your birthday
* Press release and featured on website
* Certificate
* W/E in any Ashdale hotel

Employees of the Year

* Plaque (engraved)
* £150
* Press release and featured on website
* Certificate
* W/E in any Ashdale hotel

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