Chef wins star worker award

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Jurys Inn has chosen the head chef of its Sheffield hotel as employee of the year in its annual internal awards ceremony.

Gareth Nightingale, who has been working at the Sheffield hotel for three years, picked up the award for Overall Exceptional Employee of the Year in front of 150 of his peers at the company’s hotel in Milton Keynes.

Gareth said that he was delighted to win.

He added: “I felt very proud to accept the award and represent the team at Jurys Inn Sheffield as we all work very hard.”

The chef beat entrants from each of the company’s 34 hotels.

Jon Broadhurst, general manager said: “Gareth is incredibly hard working and I’ve no doubt the judges spotted his passion, commitment and drive. He is a very credible winner.”