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Founded in 2022, the Be Inclusive Hospitality Spotlight Awards will celebrate and recognise exceptional talent and achievement from Black, Asian, and ethnic minorities working within hospitality, food, and drink. 

These awards will present the opportunity for the nominees and winners to build new networks and audiences whilst celebrating some of the brightest stars of the present and the future. 

Nominations are now closed.

The BIH Spotlight Awards is due to take place on Monday 21st October. The location is TBC.

The brightest stars of the present and future will be nominated and celebrated by their peers in the first awards ceremony of its kind, due to take place within the UK Hospitality industry.

Nominations are now closed.


Shelina Permalloo

Chef, Author and Restauranteur

Mike Reid

Culinary Director Rare Restaurants

Jay Morjaria

Chef Consultant Tiger & Rabbit/Bamboo Bowls

Piers Zangana

Director Susa Comms

Jenny Lau

Founder Celestial Peach

Adele Oxberry

Chief Executive Umbrella Training 

Lauren Barnett

Founder Home Hospitality & Actually Good

Peter Martin

Founder and Executive Director Peach 20/20

April Jackson

Owner, Presenter Wood & Water 

Monica Berg

Co-founder Tayer +  Elementary

Mallika Basu

Writer, Food Diversity Consultant

Craig Prentice

Founder mum

Junior Lewis

Global Hospitality Client Consultant Lead,

Terri Mercieca

Owner Happy Endings

Julie Sheppard

Commissioning Editor, Decanter.


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