Manchester City Football Club and Watford Football Club, alongside their catering and hospitality partner Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3), were recognised as leaders in their field at the Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards.


The prestigious awards, organised by Stadium Experience, recognise the efforts and dedication shown by the catering, conference and events teams at football and rugby stadiums across the UK and Ireland.


  • Manchester City took away Silver in the ‘Matchday Hospitality’ category following a series of incognito visits and reviews by professional Salon Culinaire chef judges who experience the whole hospitality offering at clubs during the season.
  • The Silver ‘Media Choice Award’ went to Watford following feedback on it’s warm welcome, friendly service and quality of food, while Manchester City were awarded Bronze. 
  • A special award was given to Manchester City in recognition of its role in reuniting friends and relatives and supporting the authorities and emergency services in the recent Manchester Arena events. 


Neil Worcester, managing director at F3 comments: “We are proud to have supported our partners at Manchester City following recent events. This special award is well deserved and highlights the important role football clubs play in their communities. 


“That F3’s partners have also been recognised for their hospitality at these hugely prestigious awards is without a doubt it is down to the hard work of our colleagues on site, all of whom are passionate about creating a truly unique and memorable occasion, be it at a game or a non-match day occasion”. 


F3 is a joint venture between One Event Management and Legends Hospitality and is founded on the principle of challenging expectations through world class guest experiences that have impact and leave a lasting impression.