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Applications for 2020 Gold Service Scholarship are now open

Applications for 2020 Gold Service Scholarship are now open

The Gold Service Scholarship exists to inspire, educate and nurture the UK’s finest Front of House Talent.

Launched in 2012 as the UK’s most prestigious Front House of award, the Scholarship offers the opportunity for an aspiring individual to hone their craft through mentoring, travel and placement opportunities provided by the industry’s most senior service professionals. 

Building upon a firm heritage of UK excellence in service, the award drives to exceed the standards in the thriving hospitality sector. With an increasing international reputation, the award continues to receive tremendous industry support.

The Scholarship trustees are now calling for entries for next year’s competition. If you know of anyone who would be a suitable candidate, you are being urged to encourage them to enter by clicking here.

Criteria for entrants

Applicants must be employed full-time in food and beverage service, in any sector of the industry, within the United Kingdom. 

They must also be aged between a minimum of 22 and a maximum of 28 years on Wednesday 2October 2019.


Quarter Final – 26 October 2019, The Langham, London
                           –  28 October 2019, Hotel Café Royal, London

Semi Final – 25 November 2019, Rosewood London

Development Seminar – 9 January 2020, Corinthia London

Final – 13 January 2020, Corinthia London

Awards Ceremony – 12 February, The Berkeley, London

Note, successful applicants will only be required to attend one Quarter Final heat.

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