Hospitality Business of the Year

Recognising the importance of the hospitality sector and the benefits that brings to Knowsley in terms of increased vitality across Knowsley’s towns and villages providing residents and visitors alike with an unrivalled recreational offer. 

We are celebrating businesses who are flying the flag for Knowsley, creating the right ambience to attract visitors and residents and provide outstanding customer service and experience. Nominations are welcome from restaurants, bars, cafés and businesses in the hospitality sector.

In shortlisting, judges will consider the evidence provided for the following:

  • Outstanding customer service and visitor experience.

  • Evidence of a sustainable and financially viable business with a clear operational structure.

  • Job creation and evidence of a vision and strategy for growth.

  • Market awareness including the service and/or product offer and how the business attracts customers.

  • Demonstrating social value, for example apprenticeships (created/sustained), supporting young people into work, use of local suppliers, use of local skills/labour, bringing other businesses into the supply chain, community engagement/involvement.

  • Demonstrating Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), for example the company’s impact on society, the environment (including net zero), and how transparent and accountable it is.

  • Future growth plans and contribution to Knowsley.

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