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  • Emma Abruzzese, catering manager for Vacherin at Hiscox Insurance, Vacherin
  • Romain Bourger, head sommelier, The Vineyard
  • Charlie Brodie, learning and development manager, London EDITION
  • Rob Burden, human resources business partner, CH&Co
  • Ben Carroll, head of insight, Whitbread
  • Christopher Chester-Sterne, owner and landlord, The Rose and Thistle
  • Sophie Cox, chief operating officer, Koh UK
  • Joshua Craddock, food and beverage sales and marketing manager, The Bloomsbury London
  • Jack Davies, senior sous chef, The London Clinic
  • Tom de Keyser, head chef, The Coach, Marlow
  • James Durrant, head chef, The Fishes, Peach Pub Company
  • Gillian Duthie, general manager, Jurys Inn Hotel Group
  • Jonathan Ellson, director of restaurant Coworth Park, Coworth Park, Dorchester Collection
  • James Fleming, reception manager, The Stafford London
  • Darryl Harris, duty manager at The Pig, near Bath and opening restaurant manager at The Pig at Bridge Place
  • Rachael Henley, food and beverage manager, The Idle Rocks Hotel
  • Rhiannon Heseltine, deputy general manager, Lexington Catering 
  • Charlotte Horler, operations manager, New Hall Hote & Spa, Hand Picked Hotels
  • Tom Jackson, area manager, Wilson Vale
  • Aaron Kibble, general manager, Oakman Inns and Restaurants 
  • Emma Kirk, front office manager, Blythswood Square - Principal Hotels 
  • Gabrielle Le Roux, programme developer, BaxterStorey
  • Jack McCarthy, head concierge, The Park Tower Knightsbridge
  • Stephen Moran, director of marketing, InterContinental London Park Lane
  • Ben Murphy, head chef, Launceston Place 
  • Lucy Louise Murphy, operations manager, Premier Inn - Whitbread
  • Hannah Robson, head of bespoke events, Concerto
  • Tom Shepherd, head chef, Restaurant Adam's
  • Catherine St John, executive assistant, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London
  • Kit Wilkins-Smith, head of coffee excellence and equity, partner