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LACA announces Awards for Excellence finalists

04 Nov 2020
The finalists for the 2020 LACA Awards for Excellence, which recognise individuals and teams that have made a 'real difference' to school food and education catering, have been announced.

The LACA Primary School Catering Team of the Year Award aims to recognise a primary school catering team that has made an ‘outstanding contribution’ to raising the profile of education catering within the local community.

The LACA Secondary School Catering Team of the Year winners will have demonstrated a high level of enthusiasm, commitment and effort to implement activities, which increase awareness of the school’s food service.

The LACA Unsung Hero Award celebrates individuals who work within the school catering industry who go above and beyond their role. The submission can include information how the nominee has overcome difficulties to continue their service during the coronavirus pandemic.

The LACA Outstanding Supplier of the Year Award recognises a LACA partner or associate member who has maintained a high level of support to the education-catering sector.

LACA Primary School Catering Team: Sponsored by Middleton Foods

  • Knightlow Primary School – Educaterers
  • St Martha’s Catholic Primary School – Norse Catering
  • William Bellamy Primary – BD Group

LACA Secondary School Catering Teams: Sponsored by Bidfood

  • Eastbury Community School – BD Group
  • Longfield Academy – LTS Catering
  • Walton High School – Chartwells

LACA Unsung Hero Award 2020: Sponsored by Civica

  • Donna Amiteye – Norse Catering
  • Lisa Lister - Chartwells
  • Lesley Pullen – HCL Ltd

LACA Outstanding Supplier Award – all nominations

  • Bidfood
  • CRB Cunninghams
  • Devil’s Kitchen
  • Hannah Food Service
  • Kraft Heinz
  • Quorn Foods
  • Young’s Seafood

LACA Outstanding Supplier Award – shortlisted nominations

  • Bidfood
  • CRB Cunninghams
  • Quorn Foods

There is also a Chairman’s Award which will announced with the other winners as part of the LACA webinar on 25 November 2020. To sign up for the webinar, visit: