At 51 we value the outstanding level of service our staff provided to each guest and feel the best way to show how much we appreciate them is at our annual awards ceremony! This year the theme was Super Heros with the Private Rooms decorated by our Events and HR Team who did a superb job! There was a Super Dance off with a trip to New York at stake won by Iara Manvailer Dias, Super Butler from 51 and a Best Dressed Super Hero Competition, which could have been won by all, but the prize went to Lara Croft (Joanna Pupek, Super Food and Beverage Coordinator) and Tarzan (Super Gunars Strads from Library at 51)
Mr. Verma General Manager of 51 Buckingham Gate and Crowne Plaza London – St. James was our Super Maharaja handing out the awards. We were also lucky enough to have the Super Teenage Ninja Turtles to host the event and our very own Buzz Lightyear!
Award winners for 2010 were;
Employee of the Year Heart of House – Stefan Padutsch, Reservations
Employee of the Year Front of House – Zanda Steprane, Front Office
Runner Up Heart of House – Annajane Lewis, Sales & Marketing
Runner Up Front of House – Felipe Goncalves, In Room Dining
Supervisor of the Year Heart of House – Magdalena Pontus, Reservations
Supervisor of the Year Front of House – Erol Erdik, Library
Manager of the Year – Meghna Kulkarni, Head Housekeeper CP
JRD Tata Achievement Award – Darren Evans, Director of Revenue
Department of the Year – Concierge 51 Buckingham Gate
Congratulations to the winners!