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  • Glynn Purnell Receives Special Recognition Award at the MFDH Awards 2018

    Last evening saw the Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards honour TV personality & Birmingham’s original Michelin-star chef Glynn Purnell with a Special Recognition Award for his support of the independent restaurant scene and putting Birmingham on the culinary map. Glynn, affectionately known as the ‘Yummy Brummie’ said: “Myself and the whole team at Purnell’s are delighted […]

  • Lilith Hunt-Sheppard

    With a strong background in hospitality, Lilith worked in AND for a variety of food and beverage venues in the Midlands for over 15 years before joining the Fraser Urquhart Media team. A well know face and influencer on the West Midlands networking scene, Lilith draws from her hands-on F&B experience to support and develop […]

  • Alex Nicholson-Evans

    Alex Nicholson-Evans is Commercial Director for Birmingham Museums. Her work includes overseeing the museum cafes, shops and venue hire business in addition to developing new sustainable income streams across nine museums in Birmingham. Alex is passionate about putting Birmingham more firmly on the map! Indeed, it was her passion for Birmingham’s exciting and developing bar […]

  • MFDH Awards 2018 Shortlist Announced!

    We are delighted to announce the shortlist of potential winners for the upcoming Midlands Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards 2018! Those shortlisted have shown incredible and outstanding services to the food, drink and hospitality industry, whether they be individuals or restaurants, bars, hotels and other establishments. The purpose of the MFDH Awards is to recognise and reward […]

  • Nomination Deadline 23 April 2018

    We are just over 1 week away from the nomination closing date so get nominating now, visit our website www.mfdhawards.co.uk and nominate your favourite, or if you are part of the industry and believe you deserve to be nominated then you can nominate yourself. The prestigious awards ceremony celebrating the best in the food, drink […]

  • Passion for Hospitality – Our latest sponsor Evolve Hospitality Recruitment

    We are excited to announce our latest Diamond sponsor for the upcoming awards event – Evolve Hospitality Recruitment who specialises in staffing solutions to the hospitality and catering industry and this is what they had to say. “Evolve Hospitality is a specialist recruitment agency dedicated to supplying the best temporary and permanent candidates to the […]

  • Tony Elvin

    Now head honcho at Touchwood Shopping Centre, Tony has a rich and varied hospitality/leisure background working in and operating hotels, bars, restaurants and health clubs for the likes of De Vere, Esporta, First Leisure and most recently Hotel du Vin, during which time he and the hotel won various awards and accolades including Hotel of […]

  • Ben Drayner

    I entered the Hospitality industry over 10 years ago working in cocktail bars and restaurants while at University in Sheffield, before taking an internship at The Gresham Hotel in central Dublin. I worked in all departments from housekeeping to the kitchen, and gained all-round knowledge and experience in the Hotels Sector.   After finishing University, […]

  • MFDHA Launch Party 2018

      Last night the Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards officially kicked off with a bang, the launch party which was hosted by Malmaison saw people from the industry shimmering & mingling. The excitement and buzz in the room was amplified by the audacious host Raaj Shamji. Now in it’s 3rd Year the aim of […]