Fischer’s at Baslow Hall wins Silver at the 2012 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence Ceremony held in Leicester on 22 May 2012

Fischer’s Baslow Hall has won a Silver Award in the Taste of England Award category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012 Ceremony.

The Silver Award is one of the highest accolades for Excellence in Tourism in England which VisitEngland can bestow.  Fischer’s Baslow Hall was presented with their Silver Award at a glittering Awards Ceremony which was held on 22 May 2012 at Athena, an art deco gem located in the heart of Leicester’s cultural quarter.

Commenting on the Award James Berresford, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive said “In a year when we received a record of 392 high quality applications winning a Silver Award is a considerable achievement. Fischer’s Baslow Hall has achieved one of the highest accolades for excellence in tourism which VisitEngland can present.  I warmly congratulate them”.

The Taste of England Award is being sponsored by David Hodgkinson, Sales Director, Barclaycard – Official Partner of VisitEngland Awards for Excellence,

“Barclaycard is proud to be working with VisitEngland – and we’re especially proud to be this year’s official partner for the VisitEngland Excellence Awards. In England we can be proud of our diverse and successful tourism industry and at Barclaycard we understand the passion that goes into any service industry; we know it takes dedication and an unwavering commitment to make a business successful”.

“Fischer’s Baslow Hall truly reflect the spirit of this award and are worthy winners, congratulations.”

Head Chef Rupert Rowley received their award from Penelope Viscountess Cobham, Chairman of VisitEngland. Speaking on behalf of Fischer’s Baslow Hall, Head Chef Rupert Rowley said “the evening was superb and we are absolutely thrilled to be recognised in this national award and achieving Silver”.

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Notes to Editors

Amy Wilkinson (Company Sales and Marketing Manager)

Fischer’s Baslow Hall, Calver Road, Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1RR

01246 583259


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