2020 WINNERS

OUR WINNERS OF THE SOSTAR AWARDS 2020

LOCATION: GRAND CAFE, SOUTHAMPTON

The SOStar Awards were launched to honour and bring public recognition for varied achievements and positive contributions from those professionals working in the hospitality, tourism and retail sectors.

The categories each have a clear focus and are open to businesses, suppliers and individuals. These awards have been designed to feature a varied range of work because of the wide remit of those roles within hospitality, tourism and retail.

Please note that the awards were operated in a secure and socially distanced environment at Grand Café and by kind permission of Environmental Health at Southampton City Council.

APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR

GOLD

Rebekah Wolfe

Silver

 Ellen Smith

Bronze

Joe Gibson

Attraction of the Year

GOLD

Steamship Sheildhall

Silver

Mighty Adventures Southampton

Bronze

Southampton Ghost Tours

Business Tourism Venue

GOLD

Solent Conference Center

Silver

New Place Hotel

Cafe/Tearoom of the Year

GOLD

The Lovely Little Cafe

Silver

Teacups and Tutus

Mrs Potts by the Riverside

Bronze

The Braishfield Pantry

Chef of the Year

GOLD

Andrew Taylor Rose –
Delicious Dining Group

Silver

Neil Arkley –
The Jetty, Ocean Village

Bronze

Sara Plutino –
Ennios Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Education & Mentoring Award

GOLD

New Forest Activities

Silver

See Southampton

Bronze

Aspire4Business

Environment & Sustainability Award

GOLD

Café Thrive Southampton

Silver

MADE in HERE

Bronze

SO51Fitness

Event / Festival of the Year

GOLD

The London Hotel

Silver

Winchester Cheese and Chilli Festival

Bronze

Bevois Mount History

See Southampton

Mix Master

SPONSORED BY

GOLD

Harley Kelly

Silver

Dan Hanson

Bronze

Adam Clarke

Dan Wilson

New Business of the Year

SPONSORED BY

GOLD

Grumpy Monkey

Silver

GeeFit

MADE in HERE

Bronze

Badger Creative

EmPower Me Recruitment

Glam and Grace

Pub/Bar Award

GOLD

Incognito Winchester

Silver

Dancing Man Brewery

The Good Companions

Bronze

The London Hotel

Sunday Roast Award

GOLD

Grand Café

Silver

The Bugle Inn

Bronze

Bacaro

The Fox

Accommodation

GOLD

Harbour Hotel Southampton

Silver

New Place Hotel

Bronze

Ennios Boutique Hotel

Edka Rooms

The Community Award

SPONSORED BY

GOLD

Saints Foundation

Silver

Bevois Mount History

City Catering Southampton

SCRATCH

Bronze

Radio Taxis Southampton

See Southampton

The London Hotel

Touch Network

The Customer Service Award

SPONSORED BY

GOLD

New Place Hotel

Silver

Ennios Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Bronze

Hamble Point Yacht Charters

Mercure Dolphin Hotel

The Dining Experience Award

SPONSORED BY

GOLD

Piecaramba!

Silver

Ennios Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

The Jetty, Ocean Village

Bronze

Grand Café

The Future Proofing and Innovation Award

GOLD

See Southampton

Silver

SO51 Fitness

Bronze

My VIP Card

Southampton Ghost Tours

The Here2There Award

GOLD

Radio Taxis (Southampton) Ltd

Silver

Southampton Ghost Tours

Bronze

Driving Miss Daisy, Winchester

The Leading Star Award

GOLD

Matt Conrad

Silver

Debs Carter

Bronze

Peter Frank Shawyer

The Night Time Experience Award

GOLD

Grumpy Monkey

Silver

Incognito Winchester

The London Hotel

Bronze

The Stable

The Rising Star Award

GOLD

Aman Baines –

Ange’s Brow and Beauty

Silver

Amber Dunbar –

Dancing Man Brewery

Bronze

Edita Talat-Kelpsiene –

Edka Laundry

The Wellbeing Award

GOLD

GeeFit

Silver

Adore Your Outdoors

Touch Network CIC

Bronze

Ange’s Beauty

Anitabee Holistic Therapies