Gary Jones, head chef of Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, was awarded the Craft Guild of Chefs Awards 2022 Special Award for his contributions to British gastronomy at the prestigious Craft Guild of Chefs Awards. In his acceptance speech, the two Michelin-starred chefs who received their award at the ceremony held in Magazine London last night, said, “We’ve got lots to achieve still and our kitchens have got to become better places to work, and let’s do that together.”

Other award winners at the ceremony are as follows:

Apprentice Chef Award: Grace Hawksley – Gravetye Manor
Armed Forces Chef Award: WO Jonathan Smith – Royal Air Force
Banqueting & Event Chef Award: Mark Fletcher – Churche’s Mansion
Chef Lecturer Award: Jose Souto – Westminster Kingsway College
Chef’s Favorite Branded Restaurant Group: Miller & Carter
Competition Chef Award: Graham Singer – Compass Group UK & Ireland
Contract Catering Chef Award: Karl Griffiths – Sodexo
Culinary Hero Award: NHS Chefs Academy
Development Chef Award: Vicky Endersen – MSK Ingredients
Innovation in Sustainability Award: Hana Group
New Restaurant of the Year Award: Luke Selby – Evelyn’s Table
Pastry Chef Award: Alistair Birt – Harrods
Pub Restaurant Chef Award: Nina Matsunaga – The Black Bull, Sedbergh
Public Sector Catering Chef: Jake Barwood – Totteridge Academy
Restaurant Chef Award: Dan McGeorge – Rothay Manor
Special Recognition Award: Kate Nicholls – UKHospitality
Special Award: Gary Jones – Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
Young Chef Award: AS Shaun Downs – Navy



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