Everards celebrates another year of success at annual event

Everards brewery has shown its appreciation for another year of hard work from its high achieving licensees, by treating them to a fifth Annual Licensee Lunch.

The lunch at Leicester racecourse, followed by an afternoon at the races, received a great turn out with over 200 of the brewery’s licensees gathering to celebrate another successful year. Guests enjoyed a day of hospitality, with the 15 best performing licensees presented with an award for their hard work and dedication.

Everards celebrates another year of success at annual event
The award winners were surprised with a three day all expenses paid trip to Belfast in July, champagne and flowers. The awards were presented by Richard Everard and Lewis Deacon of the Leicester Tigers. Everards initiated the annual Licensee Lunch five years ago, as an opportunity to show its appreciation to its pubs and their licensees.

Richard Everard said: “The continued dedication, enthusiasm and commitment from our licensees is what helps to maintain the success of the Everards brand, which is something we treasure.

“It is our pleasure to offer an enjoyable day for our licensees to show our appreciation. We congratulate our award winners for all of their hard work and we are delighted to see so many here to celebrate with us.”

The pubs are judged on their cask ale mix and volume Mission Enjoyable results - Everards mystery shopper scheme and cellar audits. This year’s winners included:

Graham & Janette Browett, Five Lamps, Derby
Steve & Helen Foster, Bulls Head, Clipston
Dave & James Brown, Crown Inn, Beeston
Christopher Bulaitis, Marquis Wellington, Leicester
Martyn, David, Gareth & Adam Keatley-Lill, White Horse, Quorn
Paul & Janet Harris, Willow, Thurmaston
Dan & Carole Smaje, White Hart, Headington
Alan Pickersgill & Philippe Larroche, Crown Inn, Uppingham
Sam Hagger,The Forge, Glenfield
Lee & Katie Coltman, Blue Bell, Stoney Stanton
Kevin & Dee Shepherdson, Old Horse, Leicester
Alan & Glenys Cripps, Bulls Head, Leicester Forest West
Mark & Gill Richards, Queens Head, Billesdon
Peter & Elaine Delaney, Admiral Rodney, Calverton
Karen, Phil, Nigel & Carol, Cherry Tree, Market Harborough

Everards have won numerous awards over the years and are the Publican’s Pub Company of the Year 2007, 2008 & 2010
and also a gold medallist for The Brewing Industry International Awards 2011
For more information visit www.everards.co.uk