Ye Olde Griffin Celebrates Top Company Award

LEE and Marina Oldale, Managers of the Ye Olde Griffin, March and their team have been awarded the prestigious accolade of Outstanding Achievement Award at pub operator Barracuda Group’s annual award ceremony.

Barracuda Chief Executive, Mark McQuater presented the awards that recognised the achievements made by Barracuda pubs and staff across the UK. The awards were held at The Thistle Hotel, Manchester on 24 January 2011. The Barracuda awards ceremony is now in its ninth year and includes 12 awards in categories such as Pub of the Year, Area Manager of the Year and Largest Increase in Profit.

Lee who has managed the Ye Olde Griffin, High Street, March with his wife Marina since 2009 said:

“We are so proud to have been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award. Ye Olde Griffin has a long history and one that we are proud of. This award is for all our fantastic and committed staff that work so hard to make Ye Olde Griffin such a great place to visit. Marina and I, together with the team, offer our customers the very best service that we possibly can and we are very proud that our efforts have been recognised.”

Mark McQuater, Chief Executive of the Barracuda Group said:

“The Ye Olde Griffin in March has achieved considerable and enduring success that has resulted in the Outstanding Achievement Award. Lee and Marian and their excellent team faced strong competition from over 200 other pubs to win this award. The Ye Olde Griffin operates to high standards and the team’s recognises that the customer deserves the very best service. I congratulate the Ye Olde Griffin on its outstanding and innovative business approach.”