Hebe Richardson, wellness manager at bartlett mitchell, has been named as an Acorn award winner – one of 30 outstanding young people in the sector to receive the award.

The Acorns, which are awarded to talented individuals under the age of 30 in hospitality, is announced every year by The Caterer, one of the industry’s leading publications.

Previous winners include the celebrity chefs, Jamie Oliver and Marco Pierre White alongside many other inspiring figures within the UK hospitality industry.

Wellness Manager

bartlett mitchell appointed Hebe to a  newly created position of wellness manager in January 2019. Her remit has been to develop a healthy eating strategy, combining both training and customer outreach, with menu development and analysis. She is also responsible for the development and delivery of nutritional training to BM family teams.

In her role, Hebe produces tools for managers and runs inspiring wellness workshops for customers as well as provide healthy living tips and recipes they can enjoy at home.

Sally Grimes, quality standards manager said:

“I am delighted that Hebe has been recognised with an Acorn award. Her influence, tenacity and drive have made us all approach nutrition with an informed greater knowledge. What I particularly like about Hebe’s approach is that she holds herself accountable to be the companies guiding light for nutrition. I have learnt a lot from her since joining the BM team. Well done Hebe and very well deserved”.

Wendy Bartlett added,

“It’s fantastic to see a new generation of inspiring people coming through the #bmFamily💜💚. We are delighted for Hebe who has contributed hugely to our wellness programme for both customers and team. Her influence and results means she is widely regarded within the business and everyone will be delighted by this well-deserved achievement.”

Hebe Richardson said:

“I am really grateful to receive an Acorn Award. It’s wonderful to see that my work as a nutritionist within the hospitality industry has been recognised. It makes me feel more excited about the prospect of working within this industry and to continue to make a positive impact in the future. I’m also really thankful for the continued support of my colleagues at bartlett mitchell for nominating me for this award”.

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