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Perrywood Garden Centre Wins Two Catering Awards

Some of the Coffee Shop team with their Gold awardPerrywood Garden Centre and Nurseries, Tiptree, Essex is celebrating after winning TWO awards at The Greatest Catering Awards held at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield last Tuesday. These awards are all about celebrating excellence in catering in garden centres across the UK and are organised by Garden Trade News.

The awards are:

  • Gold Award for The Greatest Pot Wash Team
  • Bronze Award for The Greatest Garden Centre Baking Team

Bakery team with their Bronze awardPerrywood Coffee Shop Manager Jackie Newton said: "It's fantastic that the Coffee Shop team have been recognised for their hard work and dedication. Our Coffee Shop is incredibly busy and serves up to 500 lunches per day. Thanks to our efficient and hard-working team we are able to manage the high demand. Every job - from washing cutlery, serving customers with a smile to producing delicious cakes and pastries - is crucial to the overall success. Well done team!"

Perrywood Garden Centre & Nurseries is currently recruiting for new staff within the Coffee Shop including several Chef positions. If you would like to be part of an award-winning team, please visit for more information.


Published: 20/06/2017


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