Championing those in the chain sector (10 or more outlets) whose core business is the sale of sandwiches whether made to order; pre-packed on site; bought in pre-packed from a central commissary or where sandwiches are sold alongside coffee and bakery products and who are driving the business forward and achieving the most impressive development in the qualifying period.

The Award is sub-divided into four categories:

  • Bakery Chain
  • Café
  • Specialist Sandwich Bar Chain
  • Café In-Store

Winners will be announced for each category.

The judging panel has considered who has done the most to develop its sandwich business taking into account independent data to assess the performance of marketing, innovation, packaging, product quality, sales growth and market share.

Independent data sources were used by the judges to assess performance in the qualifying period. 

All chains are considered for this award so no shortlist is published except in the Café In-store Category. The shortlist for which is: 

  • John Lewis
  • Dobbies
  • M&S
  • Dunelm - Caffé Pausa

The Sammies 2017 will be held in the Westbourne Suite, at the Lancaster London hotel on 11th May, with the pre-dinner drinks reception held in the Nine Kings Suite. Be sure to book your place!