Mexican restaurant group Wahaca has been awarded the title of ‘MSC certified Menu of the Year 2014' by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as part of their new Seafood Sustainability Awards and to mark World Oceans Day 2014.
Today is the 15th anniversary of World Oceans Day and the new awards have been launched to recognise the leadership position taken by UK companies that are helping to transform the world's oceans to a sustainable basis.
Two-Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc from Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons took the title of MSC Chef of the Year, while University of Greenwich won MSC University of the Year. Supplier Brakes won MSC Fish Supplier of the Year.
George Clark, MSC UK commercial manager said: "These caterers, suppliers and restaurateurs are leading the way for sustainable seafood sourcing. By offering their clients and customers MSC certified seafood, they are helping to transform fishing practices around the world. To date, MSC certified fisheries around the world have made over 400 improvements. Those changes wold not be possible without the strong, visible support from the foodservice sector."