Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, the UK's largest privately owned
hotel group has scooped the coveted 2012 Good Egg Award at the Good
Farm Animal Welfare Awards in London.
Since 2007 the leading hotel group, with a portfolio of over 45
hotels and resorts throughout the UK and Spain, has been committed
to sourcing free range, locally farmed quality eggs for its
corporate and leisure guests to enjoy.
The 2012 Good Egg Award comes just months after Macdonald Hotels
& Resorts was recognised for the quality of its group-wide food
offering with aBreakfast of the Year Award-Group Hotelcategory at
the Scottish Hotel Awards inGlasgowand with theBest
BreakfastAwardfrom the Menu Innovation and Development Awards
Across the country Macdonald Hotels & Resorts now boasts 45
AA Rosette awards throughout its UK-wide restaurants, a fact that
reinforces the quality of the group-wide food offering.
David Guile, Chief Executive of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts,
commented: "We are very proud of our promise to serve guests only
the finest, freshest produce to create flavoursome dishes prepared
from whole raw ingredients and whenever possible, locally sourced
and in season.
"A lot of effort goes into sourcing the best ingredients and
produce for our customers. Consequently, our skilled fresh
produce buyers can take great pride in playing their part in
securing a 2012 Good Egg Award."
The hotel group, using over 2.1 million eggs per year, works
with Stonegate, one of the world's largest free range and organic
egg producers. With a similar ethos to Macdonald Hotels &
Resorts, Stonegate is committed to supplying British Lion Quality
marked eggs sourced from 250 carefully selected farms.
In 2011, the hotel group invested over £120,000 to further
improve the quality of its breakfast menu. This includes free-range
meats, eggs and Freedom Foods approved Scottish smoked
salmon. Milk is sourced from the award-winning Graham's The