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The winners – 2017

The winners – 2017

 

 

LCN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Pictured (from left) are Brett Ross from Lifetime Achievement Award sponsor, RiverRidge Recycling; Awards organiser, Bill Penton; Award winner, John Williamson MBE and LCN Awards overall sponsor, Jim Creaney of Linencare.

 

BAR OF THE YEAR:  Pictured receiving the Bar of the Year award from category sponsor, Phil Maguire (centre) of Orchard Thieves are Rachel Mawhinney and Dwight Mettleton of The Albany

 

BAR PERSON OF THE YEAR: Martin Jeffrey of The Ponderosa Bar and Restaurant, Dungiven, (pictured left) with Judith McCreanor, manager, and category sponsor, Patrick Morgan, Bushmills Irish Whiskey.

 

CAFE/BISTRO OF THE YEAR: Pictured are Alistair Scott, Pimento with category sponsor, Danielle Treacy from Nisbets catering equipment and Diane Gardiner, Pimento.

 

COMMUNITY BAR OF THE YEAR: The winner of the LCN Community Bar of the Year title was The Scenic Inn, Armoy. Pictured here are Pamela McFettridge and Shirley McKinley with their award.

 

OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE: Winners Lee Flannigan and Michaela Clarke (left) of Oysters Restaurant and Wine Bar, Strabane with Trevor Magill from category sponsor, Musgrave Marketplace.

 

FISH AND CHIP SHOP OF THE YEAR: Winners Louise and Liam Conlon (right), Simply Fish and Chips, Lisburn with category sponsor, Scott McWhinney of McWhinney’s Sausages.

 

HOTEL MANAGER OF THE YEAR: Winner, Jonathan Topping, The Stormont, Belfast, is shown here with Kirsty Newell of category sponsor, Alchemy Hospitality.

 

HOTEL OF THE YEAR (MORE THAN 75 ROOMS): Pictured here are Jonathan Gallagher, Lough Erne Resort; Ronan Skeath, category sponsor, Hugh Jordan and William Kirby, Lough Erne Resort.

 

HOTEL OF THE YEAR (UP TO 75 ROOMS): Pictured here with their awards are David Morrison and Pat Kavanagh (right) with Nina Doyle from category sponsor,Tempus Two.

 

MIXOLOGIST OF THE YEAR: Winner, Nathan Evans (left) is pictured with event organiser, Wynn Penton and Mark Craig on behalf of category sponsor, Kraken Black Spiced Rum.

 

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Pictured here are Linus Murray, category sponsor, O’Reilly Stewart Solicitors; Helen Scott, Kelan McMichael and Daryl Shields from the Bull and Ram.

 

NIGHTCLUB OF THE YEAR: Pictured here are Malachy McMurray and Catherine Donnelly from Secrets Nightclub with Beth Clarke from sponsor, NI Visitors’ Journal and Conor McGlone, Secrets Nightclub.

 

 

PUB FOOD OF THE YEAR: Mark McClements from category sponsor, Calor (left) presents Shirley McKinley and James Love, The Scenic Inn, Armoy with their award. Included is Bill Penton, awards organiser.

 

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR: Winners Terry and Avril Brown, The Old Schoolhouse, Comber (left) with Wynn Penton, event organiser and category sponsor, Alan Sleator from Lynas Foodservice.

 

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA: Pictured here are James Rafferty and Natasha Harbinson from Filthy McNasty’s with category sponsor, Michael Flannigan of Flannigan Edmonds Bannon.

 

STYLE BAR OF THE YEAR: Style Bar of the Year winners Bronagh Bennett (centre) and Sinead Eastwood (right) from The National and Sixty6 are presented with their award by category sponsor, Gemma Whyte from Diageo NI.

 

COMMUNITY BAR OF THE YEAR: The winner of the LCN Community Bar of the Year title was The Scenic Inn, Armoy. Pictured here are Pamela McFettridge and Shirley McKinley with their award.