A team at one of the UK’s top sporting venues are celebrating an unprecedented number of nominations for the hospitality industry’s biggest awards.Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, which manages the entire catering contract at the Amex Stadium for Brighton & Hove Albion FC, have been shortlisted in a record eight categories at The Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards 2016..
The prestigious ceremony, being held at the Ricoh Arena on June 2, is designed to recognise the efforts and dedication of those working in matchday, catering and hospitality, as well as conference and events at every football and rugby stadium across the UK.
The Amex Stadium team have been shortlisted for more than half of the 11 awards being given out on the night, including Best Sales or Marketing Initiative, Chef Team of the Year, Operations Team of the Year, Matchday Hospitality for a Large Stadium and Overall Matchday Hospitality.
Other nominations include the Media Choice Award, which the team won at the same event in 2015, as well as the Directors Choice and Non-Matchday Mystery Shopper awards, which earned them bronze and silver respectively at last year’s ceremony.
“To be nominated for eight categories at this year’s awards is an amazing achievement and is testament to how dedicated the team are to deliver excellent service across the board,’” said Tony Crosbie, General Manager for Sodexo at the Amex Stadium Brighton.