​Bells Fish and Chips Crowned Multiple Operator of the Year 2024

​Bells Fish and Chips Crowned Multiple Operator of the Year 2024

Posted by Emma on 29th Feb 2024

Bells Fish and Chips has been honoured as the Multiple Operator of the Year at the National Fish and Chip Awards 2024, setting a benchmark for excellence in the industry. Competing against notable contenders such as Haven, Cook's Fish and Chips, and the Chesterford Group, Bells distinguished itself through the competition's demanding evaluation stages. Industry experts conducted a thorough assessment, focusing on knowledge, sustainability, and employment standards, complemented by incognito visits to gauge the consistency and quality of service.

Andrew Crook, President of the National Federation of Fish Friers and awards organiser, praised Bells Fish and Chips for their unwavering commitment to quality across their outlets: "Congratulations to Bells Fish and Chips, a true ambassador for excellence in the UK fish and chip industry. Maintaining high standards across multiple locations is a remarkable achievement. This award is a testament to their hard work and dedication, inspiring the industry, especially during these challenging times."

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Sponsored by Pacific West Foods, a leader in the seafood sector, the award highlights the importance of innovation and quality in enhancing customer satisfaction. Martin Finegan, Managing Director of Pacific West Foods, remarked on the significance of acknowledging achievements within the sector, particularly in light of recent challenges, saying, "It's encouraging to see the industry strive for excellence. Pacific West Foods is proud to support this celebration of success."

In addition to this accolade, Bells Fish and Chips also secured the 2024 Field to Frier award and is set to embark on a study trip to Norway with Seafood from Norway. This unique opportunity will offer insights into the Norwegian fishing sector, focusing on sustainable practices and the sourcing of high-quality produce essential for the continued success of UK fish and chip shops.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on Bells Fish and Chips' impressive achievements and their impact on the fish and chip industry. How do you see innovation and sustainability shaping the future of our beloved traditional dishes? Please share your views in the comments below!

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