Winners Announced at the 7th Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards 2024

Winners Announced at the 7th Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards 2024
Winners from the 2024 Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

The prestigious Eastside Rooms played host to the 7th Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards 2024, a night filled with energy, high-spirited celebrations, and recognition of excellence in the industry. Hosted by the enigmatic Dan Kelly, the evening kicked off with the vibrant beats of ‘Hit the Dhol,’ followed by an electrifying performance from the Undercover Artists that had the entire room on their feet, embodying the celebratory spirit of B Events ceremonies.

Kieron Bailey, an accomplished panel host, keynote speaker, podcast host, and webinar producer, delivered an inspiring keynote. The awards honoured everything from outstanding team achievements to rising stars in the Midlands. Categories ranged from Chef of the Year and Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year to Food/Drink Festival of the Year and Cocktail Bar of the Year with the newest category Hospitality Personality of the year going to Conrad Brunton of Tonic Talent. The event also supported Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Launched by co-founders Anita Chumber and Ifraz Ahmed, B Events has become recognised for delivering impactful events. Their awards ceremonies, round tables, exhibitions, and showcases spotlight the region’s excellence.

Anita Chumber, Co-Founder of the Awards, said: “A massive congratulations to all the incredible winners of the Midlands Food, Drink, and Hospitality Awards 2024, where we rolled out the red carpet to honour the very best in the industry. These 29 outstanding businesses and individuals have truly showcased the vibrant and diverse culinary landscape of the Midlands, where their exceptional achievements have not only elevated the region’s hospitality industry but also created memorable experiences for all.”

Ifraz Ahmed, Co-Founder of the Awards, added: “We would also like to express our gratitude to everyone who attended last night and made it such a memorable evening. A special thank you also goes out to our wonderful judges and sponsors whose ongoing commitment has allowed us to cast a spotlight on these outstanding heroes of hospitality to give them the recognition they thoroughly deserve. We are already looking to next year’s event and hope to see all our wonderful guests again!”

The night was a true celebration of the Midlands’ hospitality excellence, highlighting the region’s talent and dedication to creating unforgettable experiences. 

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