Simon Rogan and San Carlo Group among winners in NRB Top 50 Awards

By Emma Eversham

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Marcello and Carlo Distefano celebrate their special awards with Simon Rogan and Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester general manager Stephen Williams
Marcello and Carlo Distefano celebrate their special awards with Simon Rogan and Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester general manager Stephen Williams
Chef Simon Rogan, Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester general manager Stephen Miles and San Carlo Group's Carlo and Marcello Distefano were awarded for their 'exceptional achievements' at a ceremony at the Northern Bar & Restaurant Show in Manchester yesterday.

The awards were given out as part of the NRB 2013 Top 50 list which recognises hospitality operators in northern England who have made 'a significant impact in their businesses' and achieved commercial and critical success. 

Thom Hetherington, managing director of Northern Restaurant & Bar, said: “Many congratulations to our three special achievement winners and the NRB Top 50 victors who have worked tirelessly to push boundaries and excel in their respective trades. 

“This stellar line-up of restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders, entrepreneurs and business owners has helped to shape our region’s hospitality landscape, making it profitable, sustainable and visionary."

The NRB 2013 Top 50 list: 

  • Martin Ainscough​, Co-Owner, Ainscough Restaurants
  • Paul Askew​, Chef Patron, The London Carriageworks
  • Mohammed Aslam MBE​, Owner, Aagrah Group of Restaurants
  • Tim Bacon & Jeremy Roberts​, Managing Director & Commercial Director, Living Ventures
  • Craig Bancroft & Nigel Haworth​, Joint MD & Chef Patron, Northcote Manor
  • Jonathan Barker​, Joint Managing Director, Mitchells of Lancaster
  • Simon Berry & Tim Berry​, Managing Director & Director, English Lakes Hotels
  • Tessa Bramley​, Chef Patron, The Old Vicarage
  • Andrew Buchanan​, Operations Director, Daniel Thwaites
  • Ken Buckley​, Managing Director, Bravo Inns Ltd
  • Marie Carter & Beau Myers​, Owners, Beautiful Drinks
  • James Crawfurd Porter​, Managing Director, Tadcaster Pub Company
  • Lynne D’Arcy​, Managing Director, Trust Inns Ltd
  • Morgan Davies​, Co-Owner, Barburrito
  • Carlo Distefano & Marcello Distefano​, Chairman and Managing Director, San Carlo Group
  • Sarah Dunning​, Chief Executive, Westmorland Ltd
  • Roy Ellis & Neil Macleod​, CEO & Director, Inventive Leisure
  • Mal Evans​, Owner, Mojo Bars
  • Cleo Farman​, Owner, Odd Bar
  • Ged Feltham​, Managing Director, Leelex Ltd
  • Jobe Ferguson & Ross Mckenzie​, Directors, Black Dog (and TNQ Restaurant & Bar for Jobe)
  • Duncan Fisher​, Owner, The Apartment Group
  • Anthony Flinn​, Chef Patron, Anthony’s Restaurant
  • David Fox & Nick Jeffrey​, Owners, Tampopo
  • Jonny Heyes​, Owner, Port Street Beer House
  • Richard Kershaw​, Managing Director, Joseph Holts
  • Terry Laybourne MBE​, Chef Patron, 21 Hospitality Group
  • William Lees Jones​, Managing Director, J W Lees
  • Colin Manning & Gary Manning​, Directors, 60 Hope Street
  • Vince Margiotta​, Director, Il Forno & Sapporo
  • Eammon Mcloughlin​, Owner, Eclectic Hotels
  • Stephen Miles​, General Manager, Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester
  • Dave Mooney & Paul Newman​, Owners, New Moon Pub Company
  • Si Ord​, Owner, Sandinista
  • Steve Perez​, Chairman, Casa Hotel
  • Andrew Pern​, Chef Patron, The Star at Harome
  • Steve Pilling​, Director, Damson
  • Clive Preston​, Chairman, Amber Taverns
  • Peter Robinson & Oliver Robinson​, Chairman and Managing Director, Frederic Robinson
  • Simon Rogan​, Chef Patron, L’Enclume
  • Jonathan Slater​, Managing Director, The Chester Grosvenor
  • Humphrey Smith​, Owner, Samuel Smiths
  • Nick Taplin​, Managing Director, Sanguine Hospitality
  • Lorna Tyson MBE​, Owner, Mere Brook House
  • Richard Smith​, Chef Patron, Relax Eat & Drink
  • Steven Walker​, CEO, Individual Restaurant Company
  • Roger Ward​, Owner, The Victorian Chophouse Compay
  • Joel Wilkinson​, Owner, Trof
  • Martin Wolstencroft​, Managing Director, Arc Inspirations
  • Stewart Yip​, Owner, Red Chilli

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