Autogrill Group in FAB Awards shortlist with 22 nominations

FAB, Food&Beverage Awards, organized by the magazine "The Moodie Report", celebrate excellence of the travel F&B industry.

The award ceremony will be hosted by Finavia Corporation, operator of Helsinki Vantaa Airport, on 20-21 June and the winners will be revealed at the Gala Dinner on the concluding night.

Autogrill Group as well as being Platinum Partners for this year’s event, is honoured to place 22 innovative projects launched in the 3 business units:

  • 11 from HMSHost North America
  • 6 from HMSHost  International
  • 5 from Autogrill Europe

The list of nominations obtained is a concrete example of how innovative approach, high quality services, excellent culinary offering, ongoing renewal that have always characterized the Group. For Autogrill Group quality is reflected everyday in the attention to detail both in the offer food & beverage as in the design and services of our local, and reflects again, as emerges from the nominations below, in categories like "New food & beverage concept of the year" or "Airport food & beverage offer best reflecting sense of place"; "New F&B Concept of the year" rather than "Customer service initiative of the year".

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Autogrill Europe

Autogrill Europe access the final into the categories:

  • New food & beverage concept of the year - Air (Zurich Airport)
  • F&B MArketing & promotion campaign of the year - Le petit chef (Geneva Airport) 
  • Motorway services F&B offer of the year - 2 nominations: Bistrot Cantagallo; Villoresi Est 
  • Airport food & beverage offer best reflecting sense of place - Bistrot (multiple locations)

HMSHost North America

HMSHost North America into categories:

  • Airport food to go of the year - Shake Shack (Los Angeles Airport)
  • Airport wine bar of the year -  Bubbles (Chicago O'Hare Airport)
  • Airport casual dining restaurant of the year - The Hearth by Lynn Crawford (Toronto Pearson Airport) 
  • Airport street food offer of the year - 2 nominations: Food&Bounty (Los Angeles Airport); Laundry's Seafood (Houston Airport)
  • Airport food hall of the year -1897 Market (Charlotte Douglas Airport) 
  • F&B MArketing & promotion campaign of the year - Share your Love (multiple location)
  • Customer service initiative of the year - HMSHost Guest experience (multiple location)
  • Motorway services F&B offer of the year - Grover Cleveland service plaza (NJ turnpike)
  • Airport food & beverage reflecting sense of place - Whysky River (Charlotte Douglas Airport) 
  • LA Spirito de Vojagado - Lyli Olson (Minneapolis Airport)

HMSHost International

HMSHost International into categories:

  • Airport food to go of the year - Doner Kebab & pommes frites (Amsterdam Schiphol airport)
  • Airport street food offer of the year- Food truck Festival (Oslo airport) 
  • Airport food hall of the year - Food Market Lounge 1 (Amsterdam Schiphol airport )  
  • New F&B Concept of the year - Food truck Festival (Oslo airport) 
  • Airport food & beverage offer of the year - Kempegowda (Bengalore Airport)
  • Airport coffee, tea, non-alcoholic beverage shop of the year - Djounal coffee (Jakarta Airport)

FAB Awards is an international Awards program focused entirely on work done for Food And Beverage brands that recognises the critical contribution that outstanding creative work makes to building brands, that identifies and rewards the leading practitioners from over 60 countries, and it acknowledges their contribution to their Clients and their Agencies.

This year's judges

  • David King of King & King (Convener of Judges) -  UK industry consultant
  • Alan Gluck - North American airport commercial revenues specialist and consultant
  • Anders Barsøe - ex-chef, former Copenhagen Airport F&B Category Manager and now CEO of Letz Sushi
  • Martin Moodie - The Moodie Davitt Report Founder & Chairman


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