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Imbibe Magazine Announces ‘Personality of the Year’ Awards

Imbibe’s Personality of the Year Awards 2013 - the results
The most influential movers and shakers from the UK’s restaurant and bar scene were out in force last night for the Imbibe Personality of the Year Awards ceremony.
Now in its third year, the awards ceremony was held at Paramount in London where guests enjoyed spectacular panoramic views of the city. Nominees, judges and guests enjoyed an evening of cocktails and canapes while celebrating the UK’s leading on-trade talent.
Congratulations to 2013’s outstanding winners:
•  Restaurant Personality of the Year: Xavier Rousset MS, Texture & 28°-50°, London •  Bar Personality of the Year: Alex Kratena, Artesian at The Langham, London •  Pub Personality of the Year: Nick Gibson, The Drapers Arms, London •  Hotel Personality of the Year: Robin Hutson, Lime Wood and The Pig, Hampshire •  Educator of the Year: Melissa Cole, beer writer and educator •  Industry Legend: Dick Bradsell, El Camion, London •  Hot Stuff: Andy Mil, Match Bar •  Innovator of the Year: Sukhinder Singh, The Whisky Exchange •  Chairman’s Award: Laura Rhys, Hotel TerraVina, Hampshire
Nominees were chosen by Imbibe readers and then shortlisted by a panel of industry experts, who gathered together to determine the final winners.
The forthcoming March/April 2013 issue of Imbibe will contain a full profile on each winner. More photos from the evening can be found on our facebook page.

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