They came, they were shortlisted and they won! YPO have won LACA's 'Outstanding Supplier of the Year 2017' award!
LACA's (Lead Association for Catering in Education) annual Awards for Excellence took place last night at Hilton Birmingham Metropole, where YPO's LACA partners Sally Williamson and Darren Byford where there to pick up the award.
YPO beat off tough competition in their category and were shortlisted for the award alongside Crown Foods and Pasta King.
The LACA Awards for Excellence acknowledge individuals and teams who continue to make a real difference in education catering. The award for Outstanding Supplier of the Year recognises suppliers who have consistently maintained the highest level of support and service excellence to the education catering sector.
YPO’s food business manager Darren Byford commented: "Finding out that we'd been shortlisted for the award was exciting enough, but hearing our name announced as the winners at last night's awards ceremony at the LACA gala dinner was overwhelming. We're absolutely thrilled to have won this prestigious accolade and I feel truly humbled to be part of such a hardworking team of people at YPO".
View the full list of winners on the LACA website.