UK Rising Star Award

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We are seeking the food and drink retail industry stars of the future. This award is open to anyone under the age of 25 who works in any area of the food and drink industry or is studying to enter this field.

So whether the young person in question is working as a chef or in the retail grocery sector, be it in a small convenience store or a large supermarket, or studying food technology, we want to recognise those bright sparks who show the passion and drive to succeed in this dynamic world.

Encourage and appreciate the younger members of your team by nominating them for this prestigious award. If you’re teaching a related course and a student really stands out for their ideas and enthusiasm, make sure you mark them out as the industry leaders of tomorrow by nominating them today. 

This award will be presented as part of the main Quality Food and Drink Awards Evening Ceremony on November 22. 

This award is FREE to enter.  Click here to enter.

See what last year's winner had to say about winning the Rising Star Award.