2017 Winners

David Campbell, the driving force behind the resurgence of Wagamama, was singled out by his peers as the standout individual in the UK’s eating and drinking out market. The chief executive of the Duke Street Capital led brand, which has reported over two years of like for like sales growth, collected the 2017 Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Award 2017.

Winners of the other 2017 award categories include:

Emerging Concept
Flat Iron

Best Concept
Franco Manca

Best Venue
Albert’s Schloss

The Best Use of Technology
The New World Trading Company

The Evolution Award
Brasserie Blanc

Best Company
Pret A Manger

Deal of the Year
Acquisition of Loungers by Lion Capital

Investor of the Year
TDR Capital

Growth Company of the Year
Turtle Bay

The Tim Bacon Rising Star Award
Thom and James Elliott, Pizza Pilgrims