The Gold Service Scholarship

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen​

The Gold Service Scholarship

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen​

The Gold Service Scholarship

The Gold Service Scholarship exists to inspire, educate and nurture the UK’s finest Front of House Talent.

Launched in 2012 as the UK’s most prestigious Front House of award, it offers the opportunity for an aspiring individual to hone their craft through mentoring, travel and placement opportunities provided by the industry’s most senior service professionals.

The winning scholar will be invited to join the Trustees at a luncheon at Coutts, The Strand, with a special menu created by Executive Chef Peter Fiori, to agree a planned programme of placement, support and mentoring.

The Gold Service Scholarship

Applications Now Open

The Trustees of the Gold Service Scholarship have confirmed the launch of the 2021/2 Competition. Application entries will be open from 1st September 2021 until close of business on Monday, 4th October 2021.

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Masterclass Videos

To mark its tenth Anniversary, the Gold Service Scholarship has released a series of masterclasses to be used by Front of House professionals wishing to further their Food and Beverage service knowledge and develop their careers.

Latest News

The latest from The Gold Service Scholarship

2022 Scholar

Thomas Gammella

Thomas Gammella, from the Clockspire Restaurant in Somerset was named the Gold Service Scholarship’s 2022 Scholar on 15 February at a gala reception and presentation at Claridge’s in London.

Team Gold

The Gold Service Scholarship Finalists' Alumni

The Gold Scholarship not only aims to recognise front-of-house professionals but also encourages talent from across the UK to develop long-lasting relationships through our growing alumni of competition finalists. In 2018, we launched ‘Team Gold’ to help facilitate this. ‘Team Gold’ is made up of finalists from every year of the competition since its inception.