Oxford School of Hospitality Management

Bacchus Alumni Awards 2018

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Bacchus Alumni Awards 2018

On 16 April 2018, the annual Bacchus Alumni Awards took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The event ceremony brought together alumni, colleagues and friends of Oxford School of Hospitality Management to celebrate their achievements.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, attended by 200 alumni, students and friends of the Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Augustus Lonsdale (Bacchus President), said: "The Bacchus Awards ceremony has become a highlight in both the Oxford School of Hospitality Management’s calendar and that of the wider hospitality industry. Our alumni are our greatest ambassadors and they help shape the reputation of our School on the world stage".

The winners of the event were:

Major Contribution To The Hospitality Industry

This award is for an alumnus who is a truly inspirational and respected figure, who has helped to shape the hospitality industry through their talent and commitment.

Dr Maureen BrookesReader, Oxford School of Hospitality Management

Manager Of The Year

A graduate who has excelled at a management level and who has achieved considerable success in the career since leaving Oxford School of Hospitality Management.

Rupert PowerManaging Director, Sophie’s Steakhouse

Rising Star Award

A graduate who is within 5 years of leaving the Oxford School of Hospitality Management and is showing great leadership potential.

Will RogersRestaurant Manager, Berners Tavern at EDITION

Bacchus Mentor Award

This award seeks to recognise one of our impressive Bacchus Mentors for the exceptional support they offer to our students.

Ciarán FahyChief Executive Officer, Ellerman Hotels

Bacchus Student Award

For the student who has contributed most to the social fabric of the Oxford School of Hospitality Management.

Lydia StaniforthBacchus Society President

Bacchus Special Award

For someone who has given extraordinary amounts to the Oxford School of Hospitality Management and the industry at large as well as supporting and nurturing young talent.

Donald SloanFounder & Director, Oxford Cultural Collective