Retailers’ Retailer of the Year 2019 was awarded to
Jane Holbrook, the former CEO of Wagamama.
When receiving the award Jane said "We worked really hard to embrace and actively support the teams, and to create a culture where everyone could be the very best they could be….from the guys on the pot wash through to the most senior leaders in the business. Our mantra for the past two years was love love love. Love and look after yourself, physically and mentally. Love your team - and they will love your customer. That helped us create the magic that is Wagamama".
Winners of the other 2019 award categories include:
Dishoom - For the second year in a row
Brigadiers, London (JKS Restaurants)
The Best Use of Technology
The Evolution Award
Deal of the Year
Coca-Cola’s acquisition of Costa
Investor of the Year
TDR Capital, backer of Stonegate
Retailers’ Retailer of the Year
Jane Holbrook, the former CEO of Wagamama
Growth Company of the Year
Ian Payne, chairman of Stonegate Pubs
The Tim Bacon Rising Star Award
Nisha Katona, Mowgli Street Food
"One of the best events on the calendar"
"The evening brings together the
finest operators in the leisure
and hospitality sector and is a
true celebration of excellence”
"It's the night in the annual calendar that you definitely get in the diary"