July 11th, 2013

The Living Ventures' Mad Hatter's Tea Party 2013

The Living Ventures' Mad Hatter's Tea Party 2013

Sunday 8th July 2013 saw the annual LV Summer bash. Held on a glorious day, this year's theme was Mad Hatter's Tea Party, with an array of the restaurants' General Managers, Head Chef's, head office staff, suppliers and good friends attending.

The Living Ventures' Mad Hatter's Tea Party 2013

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party theme brought out some amazing outfits, which made it literally a Mad Hatter's Party! Everyone made a great effort; we had a few Cheshire cats, a lot of Mad Hatters and countless Alices.

The Living Ventures' Mad Hatter's Tea Party 2013

The picnic boxes and cake stall were amazing with a lot of time and effort going into producing them, they went down a treat! A big thank you to Mr Branagan and team.

The Living Ventures' Mad Hatter's Tea Party 2013

Every year all of the restaurant's performances are assessed and awards are given out for; General Manager of the Year, Head Chef of the Year, Best Service Scan and Best Training Unit.  The winners on the night were:

General Manager of the Year for Blackhouse - Simon Potts

Head Chef of the Year for Blackhouse - John Doyle

General Manager of the Year for Gusto - Mark Burville

Head Chef of the Year for Gusto - James Scott

Best Service Scan Award - Samantha Smith, The Hale Grill

Best Training Unit Award - The Hale Grill

A big thank you to Mrs Bacon for a great evening and to Craig Johns and crew for all their hard work.

Here's to the next one...

To view all photos from the night please click here.

Tags: Awards, Mad Hatter's Tea Party, Summer Party
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