The Latest News From Highgate House, A Sundial Venue
Highgate House Scoops 3 Nominations at Prestigious Meetings Awards
Highgate House in Northamptonshire is thrilled to have received three nominations at the prestigious 2018 Meetings and Incentive Travel (M&IT) Industry Awards.
The Sundial Group venue has been shortlisted for Best Value for Money Conference Venue, Best UK Management Training Centre and Best Conference and Banqueting Staff.
The M&IT Awards programme is the oldest in the meetings arena and sets the standard for the industry. Recognising and rewarding excellence, the awards are the result of customer voting, in particular event organisers.
Tim Chudley, Sundial Group's Managing Director, said:
“We are incredibly proud to have received so many nominations for Highgate House once again in the M&IT Awards shortlist. Gaining such recognition demonstrates how highly we are regarded amongst UK meeting planners and we'd really like to thank our customers for taking the time to vote for us."
Highgate House Joins Venues of Excellence
Highgate House has joined the prestigious consortium, Venues of Excellence. The Sundial Group hotel joins 38 other venues in the leading collection of exceptional venues delivering excellence in conferences, training and events in the UK.
In order to become a member of the consortium, Highgate House was required to meet stringent criteria in terms of quality, facilities, accommodation and customer care, and have been recognised for delivering an exceptional experience in meetings and events.
Managing Director of Sundial Group, Tim Chudley, said:
“We are really excited to be joining Venues of Excellence. At Sundial, we pride ourselves on delivering a quality experience for our customers and we felt that joining the consortium, which represents the top end of the meetings sector, was the perfect fit for Highgate House. We’re looking forward to the benefits that being a member brings including the networking and training opportunities.”
Highgate House Chef Crowned Northamptonshire’s ‘Young Chef of the Year’
Victoria Austin, Chef de Partie at Highgate House in Creaton, has been crowned ‘Young Chef of the Year’ at the Carlsberg Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2017/18.
Victoria, aged 21, scooped first place in the ‘Booker Young Chef of the Year’ category at the glittering awards dinner held on Wednesday 15th November at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate.
The judges praised Victoria on her ‘professional and calm approach’ and said that ‘the combination of flavours in her refined panna cotta, served with poached plums and a ginger snap biscuit, was the title clincher.’
The competition, now in its ninth year, is aimed at celebrating all that is great about Northamptonshire produce and drink, recognising excellence within the county’s dining venues and rewarding those who work hard within the culinary sector.
Highgate House Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 7th Year in a Row
Highgate House in Northamptonshire has earned a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in recognition of providing exceptional customer service, an accolade received now for seven consecutive years.
Celebrating excellence in hospitality, the Certificate of Excellence is awarded to businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor in the past year, and is only given to establishments that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.
General Manager, Paul Williams, said:
"It’s a great honour to receive the Certificate of Excellence for the seventh year in a row. The accolades are testament to the hard work of our team at Highgate House who are committed to providing an outstanding customer experience for both business and leisure guests.”
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