About the award
Introduced in 2013, this award recognises restaurants that deliver excellent standards of restaurant service and hospitality. Teams will deliver technical service skills and food and beverage knowledge of the highest standard.
The Ritz Restaurant, London W1
A champion of haute cuisine, The Ritz Restaurant is one of the most opulent dining rooms in London. Its landmark setting, a beautiful and spacious room with stunning ceiling fresco of sunlit clouds and over 100-year history makes it a truly remarkable venue to experience classic cuisine. Executive chef John Williams is a true master of his craft, producing a range of exquisite dishes from both classic and contemporary folds.
While the setting is both formal and traditional, as you might expect from such a revered Piccadilly institution, guests are made to feel completely at home by the engaging, professional team. Hospitality and service are delivered so fluently, that the overall experience feels completely seamless.
It is all underpinned by a passionate, professional team that have a well-deserved reputation of being one of the best in the industry. Regular and on-going training and development ensure the highest technical standards combined by excellent product knowledge. It also comes as no surprise that the team always shine and are recognised in industry competitions that honour service excellence.