Several industry figures were recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Sara Jayne-Stanes, Director of the Academy of Culinary Arts was given an OBE for services to the hospitality industry, while Sanjay Anand of Indian restaurant Madhu's in Southall, Middlesex was given an MBE, also for services to the industry.
Anand said: "Considering our humble beginnings, never did we anticipate this type of recognition for our work. It is truly rewarding to see the fruits of our labour recognised in such an honorary way."
Stephen Carter, Director of De Vere Hotels in Fife was awarded an OBE while Julia Caroline Hands, Chief Executive of Hand Picked Hotels, was given an MBE.