Greene King – Chef & Brewer
Suffolk-based Greene King was founded in 1799 and currently employs around 40,000 people across
2,900 sites spanning England, Wales and Scotland – of which in the region of 1,150 are tenanted, leased and franchised pubs.
The firm’s Chef and Brewer sites are a collection of unique country pubs found in beautiful locations across the country.
In addition to reaching the final of this year’s Best Food Offer, Greene King is also shortlisted in the Best Pub Employer and Best Community Pub Operator categories.
Hippo Inns is a group of community pubs in London which prides itself on a food offer revolving around fresh British produce and seasonal menus.
The operator of 13 sites across the capital also picked up the Best Operations Team gong at last year’s Publican Awards.
The north west-based operator of 12 sites – and winner of the Best Pub/Brand concept prize at last year’s Publican Awards – Hickory’s Smokehouse offers the flavours and hospitality of America’s Deep South.
With a portfolio comprising five pubs across Derbyshire and Staffordshire, Berkeley Inns is a fast-expanding pub restaurant group, according to its website.
First established in November 2014, the Group’s mission is to create high-quality food-led venues which benefit from the atmosphere of the local village pub.
The Meynell Ingram Arms’ shortlisting for the Best New Site gong marks one of three awards that Berkeley Inns is in the running for alongside berths in the Best Food and Best Drinks categories.
- Check out the full list of finalists at the 2021 Publican Awards here