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Restaurant, Afternoon Tea, Bar Food Award

Hospitality Training is the event organiser of the North East of Scotland Restaurant of the Year competition.  This prestigious event is the largest regional culinary competition of its type in Scotland and aims to raise levels of culinary excellence and encourage the use of the quality of produce on our doorstep!

Karen Black, General Manager of Hospitality Training said "As an industry body, we firmly believe that the North East of Scotland Chef and Restaurant of the Year competition is a vital platform from which our industry can positively promote and show case the continued improvements being made by business proprietors and Head Chefs, in their delivery of a quality dining experience to customers"

Restaurant, Hotel Restaurant, Afternoon Tea and Bar Food Award

For all categories you will have to impress during an unannounced inspection.  The judge will critique the finalists establishment and assess not only the quality of food on offer, but the efficiency, knowledge and friendliness of the front of house team.  The categories include; Restaurant of the Year, Hotel Restaurant of the Year, Bar Food Award and Best Afternoon Tea.

The finals will culminate in an awards ceremony hosted by Elphinstone Hall, Aberdeen University.  Tickets are available from Hospitality Training.


Our closing dates for entries this year is Monday 6th of April 2020.

To Apply for Restaurant/Hotel Restaurant/Afternoon Tea or Bar Food Award 


Competition Rules

Past Winners of the Chef and Restaurant of the Year - please click on the links below for full details.

Winners Order 2018

Winners Order 2017

Winners Order 2016

Winners Order 2015

Winners Order 2014 


Karen Black
General Manager
Hospitality Training

T: 01224 749100
E: info@hospitality-training.org.uk