Star Pubs & Bars Scoops Best Pub Company Award

Star Pubs & Bars Scoops Best Pub Company Award

In the category of Best Leased Pub Company, Star Pubs & Bars beat off stiff competition from Fuller’s and Spirit to take home the prestigious award. Star also received a highly commended in the Responsible Retailer category.

 

Chris Jowsey, Trading Director, Star Pubs & Bars says, “We’re delighted that Star Pubs & Bars has been recognised as the Best Pub Company. We’re passionate about the future of the great British pub. For us that means having an estate of good quality pubs that people want visit and that our lessee want to run. Last year we made a record £18m investment in our estate and our pubs generated the highest turnover of any national leased pub company. We attracted new talent to the industry through the launch of new leases and a support package – resulting in our best recruitment year ever.”

 

Lawson Mountstevens, HEINEKEN UK On Trade Managing Director adds, “A huge congratulations to Chris and the rest of the Star Pubs & Bars team. This is well deserved recognition for all their hard work over the past year guaranteeing the success of our pub and bar estate. We invested heavily in the estate last year and we’ll be doing the same this year, ensuring the future of the great British pub and a vibrant on trade.”

 

The award ceremony was hosted by comedian David Walliams, who handed out 19 awards at the biggest event in the pub industry’s calendar.