Foodie Friday XXVII

September was a celebratory month for the restaurant industry, and a happy time for so many of our clients. In the past few weeks, some of the most important awards of the foodie world have been announced, and we are delighted to see our clients in the mix of winners!

We are proud to announce that four of our clients were recently awarded one star status in the 2014 Michelin Guide for the UK & Ireland. LIMA, Social Eating House, Ametsa and Angler at South Place Hotel, have each been awarded the accolade for the first time. An additional six clients, Pollen Street Social, Benares, Launceston Place, Texture, The Pass at South Lodge Hotel, The Bybrook at The Manor House, demonstrated their continued excellence in hospitality, by retaining their one star status. Michael Wignall at The Latymer, retains two stars.

On the same day, September 26th, the AA announced the latest Rosettes Awards granted to the establishments demonstrating mastery and excellence in their field. The Latymer at Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa remains with five rosettes status, while Pollen Street Social and The Pass at South Lodge retain four. Texture, Ming Jiang, Avenue at Lainston House Hotel, Ametsa and Stoke Park received three stars this year. Exciting brand new stars went to Launceston Place, with four stars and Social Eating House, with three.

Monday night (7th October) was the 2013 Restaurant Magazine National Restaurant Awards, where 150 industry leaders cast their votes and selected 100 best places to eat out in the UK. Seven of the 100 Best of 2013 have landed in our clients’ hands. Pollen Street Social and Social Eating House by Jason Atherton, The Latymer by Michael Wignall, Bone Daddies, LIMA, Hutong and The Pass at South Lodge Hotel have been recognised by the judging panel and shortlisted as crème de la crème of the UK eateries.

Pollen Street Social  and Social Eating House by Jason Atherton- both a Michelin Star, AA 4 star and 100 Best Restaurant Award recipients.


LIMA is celebrating first Michelin star and a title of one of the 100 Best Restaurants in 2013.



Michael Wignall, Head Chef of The Latymer at Pennyhill Park Hotel can also count 2013 as a successful year: awarded as one of the 100 best restaurants in the UK, while retaining two Michelin stars and AA 5 rosettes!



South Lodge Hotel Head Chef Matt Gillan has received all of the above awards: a new Michelin star, 4 AA rosettes and a title of 100 best. What a year!


Sauce congratulates all the winners and excellent chefs at the awarded restaurants.