Apprentice butcher Tiffany Bromley is celebrating after scooping a prestigious national award.
Tiffany, 21, who is employed by Browns the Butchers in Chorley, was chosen best independent retail meat apprentice in the Institute of Meat (IoM) Awards.
Tim Brown - Assistant manager at the Market Place businessWe did an NVQ Level 2 with her and between myself and college decided to put her up for the best retail shop apprentice national award, which she came through and won.
The IoM presented its annual prizegiving and awards and luncheon in Tallow Chandlers’ Hall, London.
A former pupil of St James Primary and Parklands’ High schools, Chorley, Tiffany studied catering at Bolton College. She did a spot of waitressing and was working in a restaurant before a position became available at Browns in 2010.
Tim Brown, assistant manager at the Market Place business, said: “We did an NVQ Level 2 with her and between myself and college decided to put her up for the best retail shop apprentice national award, which she came through and won. She’s the first female entered into the category for fifteen years.”
Tiffany, of Corporation Street, Chorley, who received a trophy and certificate. said: “I was really shocked when I got a letter saying I’d won, shocked and excited. I was really happy to go to London to collected my awards.”
Keith Fisher, IoM chief executive, said: “It’s great to see such able young people coming through and being recognised. What is more, it’s even more rewarding to see that over the years many previous recipients of these awards have gone on to great success either managing businesses or owning them, and of course achieving top jobs in various sectors throughout the industry.”