Through nomination rather than application the awards recognise the Top 100 Hospitality Businesses who, through their premises, staff and product, offer and encompass the very essence of Ireland’s unique hospitality industry.
Those establishments nominated will all go the extra mile to deliver a great customer experience matching both their target market and customer demographic.
“Nominations could not be simpler and anyone can nominate the premises they feel deserves the recognition” explained Hospitality Ulster’s Chief Executive Colin Neill, “and indeed you can even self-nominate.
“All you have to do is tell us a little bit about why your chosen premises deserves to be included in The Top 100 Hospitality Businesses for 2018.
“Nominations can be made through Hospitality Ulster’s website. And for the modest amongst you, we’ve also established an industry panel to seek you out and nominate on your behalf, with a final vote from the industry peers selecting the Top 100 premises.’’
To highlight the fact that the awards celebrate the champions of Northern Ireland’s hospitality industry, the FA Cup, that most iconic of winners’ trophies, went on display at the launch.
Nominations fall into the categories of Rural Pub, Urban Pub and City Pub plus Casual and Formal Restaurant and Hotels.
The Top 100 premises will celebrate their listing early next year at a star-studded Gala Night showcasing some of the best in food and drink.