F&B Managers Association of London

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Rothschild Rising Star 2016

Entering its 3rd year of competition we can see that The Rothschild Rising Star Award is becoming a contest to be reckoned with. The interest increases every year and the competition develops further each year as well. We have seen that the competitors each year find the entire process extremely useful for their careers and makes them think outside the box. We have seen great career developments of those whom have taken part in the competition.

The final day will be on the 4th of July 2016 at Waddesdon Manor, home of the Rothschild family in the UK. Same as previous years the competition is sponsored by Waddesdon Wine, who are the representatives  of Rothschild wines in the UK and have been a great support to the F&BMA since the start.

How to enter your candidate? There are a few things we need!

- Letter of Recommendation from F&B Manager/ Director ( YOU)

- CV and Cover letter from candidate

These files need to be send to [email protected] before the 30th of April. Once all entrants have been received we will then pay all of them a visit and conduct a short interview with them to finally get to 6 finalists to enter the business case stage. Please be reminded that the maximum age of entry is 30.


All 6 finalists will be allocated a Mentor for the period of 1 year to help them in supporting and providing career advice and potentially further their career.

All 6 finalists will receive the 4th Edition of John Cousins Food & Beverage Management book which can be seen as a bible for F&B Managers out there.

Top 3 finalists will have the great pleasure and honour to go to Bordeaux. Dine at the Chateau, spend a morning harvesting grapes before having lunch with in with the staff of Baron Phillipe de Rothschild and the team of harvester's. They will also go and see the Opus offices in Bordeaux for a tasting of a series of Opus One vintage wines.

Additional Prize for the eventual winner!