January: We put a smile on lots of faces with our Blue Monday pick-me-up
And were one of the first contracts to ditch plastic straws across our sites
February: Oh how we love a quiz night, and this year we raised money for our charity partner, Luminary Bakery
March: An evening with Vacherin chef Steve Lickley, Masterchef: The Professionals finalist 2017. Steve treated us to his amazing dishes from the entire competition; an evening of fantastic food and great company
Also in March head chefs Jason Ring and Andrew Finch did us proud...
April: Our own App was born! Pioneering technology for our sector which has proven to be very popular with our customers
May: Our annual barista competition now in its 8th year. Well done Extract Coffee @ Regent's :)
June: Well done Team Vach for cleaning up the beach!
And in June Emma Abruzzese was announce an Acorn Winner - we were all so delighted
July: YES! ITV awarded us their catering contract
Also in July we held our annual Hot Shots awards where we acknowledged the absolute stars in our business.
August: A quiet month? Never! Planning was well underway for our epic fundraiser. Clearly you all like lycra judging by the popularity of this pic!
We launched the charity auction to help achieve our £15,000 fundraising target
September: Our 9 Vacherin riders set off on their incredible journey
7 days later they arrived triumphant in the Swiss Alps - and their efforts raised over £20,000 for a new training kitchen for Luminary Bakery
October: We were shortlisted in 3 categories at the Foodservice Cateys. Such a fun night!
And also in October Zoë contributed to the IoH Womein in Hospitality discussion
November: Our TOP tweet of the year - Tom rules!
Another November winner - Shane was awarded the Acorn Scholarship for 2019
December: A month packed full of fun but these were the tweets that you liked the most