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KP of the Year 2016: shortlist announced

22 September 2016

One of these ten superstars will win £10,000 prize After a marathon negotiation session, the judges of the 2016 KP of the Year have narrowed down this year’s entries to a shortlist of ten.  One of them will win top glory and £10,000-worth of prizes.“But all of them deserve enormous congratulation – every one of them inspires their brigade with their dedication and work ethic,” says Stephen Kinkead, managing director of Winterhalter UK, the company behind the awards. Sara Jayne...

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Winterhalter manager becomes KP hero for charity

4 July 2016

Isiseko Summer Party raises over £3k for homeless children in S. Africa Is YOUR KP a hero?  Nominate them for KP of the Year 2016 Each year the folk at Winterhalter pick one of their own to spend a shift being a KP.  It’s partly to promote the KP of the Year Awards, which were conceived by Winterhalter, but also to highlight the hard work and dedication of kitchen porters up and down the land.  At the same time, it’s...

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“They are the glue that holds the kitchen together”

27 June 2016

As entries pile in, acclaimed chefs lend their support to KP of the Year 2016 This year marks the fourth Kitchen Porter (KP) of the Year competition and so far it is going great guns. Entries have been pouring in from all across the UK, with many esteemed chefs such as Chris McGowan (Wine & Brine) and Jay Eisenstadt (Stormont Hotel) lending their support. KP of the Year was developed by Winterhalter UK in partnership with The Caterer as way...

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Wanted: Super KPs

9 May 2016

Winterhalter launches Kitchen Porter of the Year 2016 – with £10,000 in prizes to be won Is your KP a super hero of the kitchen?  Leading dishwasher specialist Winterhalter is on the hunt to find the best kitchen porter in the UK.  The winner will be crowned KP of the Year 2016 and, along with the glory (and the trophy), will receive £1,000 cash plus a celebratory dinner for friends and family.  On top of that, the winner’s establishment will...

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‘Famous leg-puller’ pulls off KP of the Year win

12 November 2015

Peter Barnetson of Skibo Castle is named the UK’s top kitchen porter Peter Barnetson of Skibo Castle, Scotland, has been named Kitchen Porter of the Year 2015.  The award, which is the brainchild of commercial dishwasher specialist Winterhalter, celebrates the enormous contribution – usually overlooked – that KPs make to the foodservice industry.

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