Nominations are now open for The Institute of Meat and Worshipful Company of Butchers Annual Prize-giving and Lunch, which takes place on Thursday 23rd February 2023, at Butchers Hall, London.
Download your nomination form here or complete the online form here
As many of the individual awards are given to apprentices the event provides an opportunity for talented apprentices to be recognised for their efforts. With 12 categories to choose from there’s plenty of opportunity for individuals and companies to win.
Categories as follows:
|Best New Apprentice|
|Best Retail Butchery Apprentice|
|Best Independent Retailer Meat Apprentice|
|Best Multiple Retailer Butchery Apprentice|
|Best Meat Processing Apprentice|
|Best Abattoir Worker Apprentice|
|Best Apprentice Showing Management Potential in a Manufacturing Environment|
|Best Meat Apprentice Showing Retail Management Potential|
|Lord Graham Endeavour Award|
|Best Company Training Scheme|
|Best Meat Training Provider of the Year|
|Champion Meat Apprentice of the Year|
Nomination categories can be viewed here.
Winners cash prizes
Winning apprentices take home a cheque for £250 and a framed certificate detailing their achievement. In addition, the Champion Meat Apprentice of the Year also receives a cheque for £500.
Institute of Meat membership
Winners are also awarded a one year honorary membership of the Institute of Meat.
Publicity for businesses
Professional photography and template press releases are available to all winners to enable employers to generate local publicity for their businesses.