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The latest team news from Rudding Park, Harrogate.

Award-winning Rhododendrons

May 2014 - Rudding Park's Rhododendron Arboreum came first in one of the classes at the annual Harlow Carr Rhododendron Competition. Congratulations to Duncan Farthing and Tom Clayton who are responsible for the Rhododendron Gardens at Rudding Park.

Employee of the Year 2013

February 2014 – Congratulations to Sarah Richardson-Mackie, Breakfast Supervisor who has been voted Rudding Park’s 2013 Employee of the Year. Sarah came to Rudding Park as a Senior Food and Beverage Assistant at Clocktower restaurant and progressed onto the Management Trainee Development Programme after a year. She now excels in managing a very busy department with up to 180 covers on most mornings. Sarah always thinks of others before herself and has fantastic empathy with all our guests.

20 Years Service

September 2013 - Congratulations to Jane Scales, celebrating 20 Years of Service at Rudding Park. A fantastic achievement.

Staff Conference Long Service Awards

July 2013 - Congratulations to everyone who received long service awards at today's Staff Conference.

Team of the Year – Harrogate Hospitality & Tourism Awards

June 2013 - The Rudding Park team won the award for their exceptional effort over the previous twelve months.

Sarah Plowman Succeeds at the Academy of Culinary Arts

June 2013 - Sarah competed at The Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire and has achieved the Annual Award of Excellence for Service. She served a three course menu to two guests using many technical elements of service.

Employee of the Year 2012

February 2013 - We are delighted to announce that Vania Azevedo, Trainee Housekeeper is our Employee of the Year for 2012. She is creative and has introduced new ideas and procedures within the department. Vania is very well liked by her colleagues throughout Rudding Park. To quote one of Vania’s managers “she is a real gem!”