Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Alsco, a premier hospitality and restaurant linen and chef coats rental company is pleased to be a national Gold sponsor of the 2015 Savour AustraliaTM Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence.
Alsco is delighted to be associated with the prestigious Awards for Excellence that recognise the best in the restaurant and catering industry. Alsco is privileged to service this industry with superior managed linen and uniform rental programs. “Our smart and stylish uniforms, crisp linens and soft wipes help restaurants and caterers throughout Australia to deliver superior quality service to their customers in a hygienic environment. Sponsoring these awards is a part of our commitment to our clients,” said Jane Lawrence, Marketing Manager at Alsco.
These awards are the premier definitive awards in the restaurant and catering industry recognising the best in various aspects of restaurant and catering. The awards serve to honour best practices, recognise hard work and outstanding quality through a series of awards.
Alsco is proud to be associated with this prestigious event which attracts hundreds of nominations from all over Australia across the various categories. Restaurants and caterers can now send in their nominations using the nomination forms available here. The closing date for nominations is 20 March 2015. The awards are reputed to be the most objective award system in the world. More details about the Restaurant and Catering Evaluation System (RACES) and the list of the 2014 winners can be found here.
This year Restaurant and Catering Australia (R&CA) has appointed a new chair of judges for the awards. Stewart White has been promoted from the chair of the NSW Judges for the Awards for Excellence to the Chair for the National awards. Alsco CEO, Bryan McVeddy, would like to congratulate Stewart White on his well-deserved new appointment as the national Chair of Judges.
R&CA has a Lifetime Achievers Program. Started in 2003, these awards recognise and celebrate those who have made an outstanding life-time commitment to this beautiful industry. There is a Young Achiever of the Year Award which is given too. The winners are announced at the Awards for Excellence ceremonies. A formal dinner to celebrate the success of the 2014 winners was held on 3 March 2015 at the Parliament House, Canberra.
For the first time this year, restaurants in Western Australia will also be recognised for their excellence in wine service. R&CA has also partnered with Wines of WA to bring the first WA Wine List Awards. This is an effort to encourage Western Australia food and wines. For the WA Wine List Awards, nominations are open till 10 April 2015 and the awards ceremony will be held on May 26th.
Alsco Inc was the first company to introduce linen and uniform rental services to the world in 1889. With over 125 years of business experience, Alsco today has more than 150 branches and 16,000 employees worldwide.
Alsco has been present in Australia for over 50 years. Today it is one of the leading providers of linen, workwear, commercial floor mats, industrial cleaners, first aid kits and washroom hygiene services across Australia and New Zealand employing more than 2,200 people.
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