Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant are celebrating after being crowned the 2016 North West ‘Best Italian Restaurant’ at the English Italian awards.
Thousands of restaurants across the country were nominated and five in each category were shortlisted to the final, with winners revealed during a lavish black tie ceremony at Manchester’s Palace Hotel. Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant, part of Individual Restaurants, fought off strong competition to win the category for ‘Best Italian Restaurant over 50 Seats’ at the Gala Awards Dinner on 18th September 2016.
Gino D’Acampo travelled to Manchester on Friday 23rd September, to visit the restaurant and present his team with the trophy. He said: “The whole team is so proud to have won this award and it’s especially satisfying to think that all our hard work is being appreciated by so many people. Grazie mille!”
As a special thank you to everyone for nominating the restaurant, Gino also invited guests to join in the celebrations with complimentary prosecco throughout the afternoon.
Individual Restaurant boss Steven Walker said: “It’s fantastic to have brought home a trophy and we’d like to thank all of the people that nominated Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant for the award.
Adding: “It has come at a great time for us with Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant approaching its one year anniversary. What a way to celebrate!”
Latifa, Ibno Errida, Reception Manager at Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant, Manchester, accepted the award on behalf of the company. She said: “The English Italian Awards attract the crème de la crème of the Italian culinary Industry, so winning such a sought after award is a fantastic achievement.”