Hat-trick of Small Employer of the Year awards for Thom and Ann's at Yarrabilba

Congratulations: MP Linus Power with Thom and Ann's owner Scott Roebig.
Congratulations: MP Linus Power with Thom and Ann's owner Scott Roebig.

A Yarrabilba eatery has bagged a hat-trick of regional training awards and is in the running to do well across the state.

Thom and Ann's took out the Small Employer of the Year award in the south-east region. It is a win which highlights the business' work in mentoring and supporting staff. .

It is the third year running the business has won the award.

Thom and Ann's has now qualified for the state finals at the Queensland Training Awards.

Owners Scott and Fiona Roebig said they were humbled by the award.

"We are very passionate about the food and beverage industry and all its facets," Scott said.

"We appreciate being recognised for supporting and mentoring our staff, apprentices and trainees so they can apply the transferable skills learned in their daily lives."

The business, which opened in 2016, is named after the couple's two children.

Thom and Ann's has grown rapidly, with a kitchen on wheels and coffee vans on the road across the area.

Working hard: Owner Fiona Roebig at Thom and Ann's.

Working hard: Owner Fiona Roebig at Thom and Ann's.

Logan MP Linus Power said the business deserved the accolades.

"Thom and Ann's have been working tirelessly over many years to support apprentices and trainees, and especially recently during the COVID-19 pandemic," he said.

"They have been playing an important role in ensuring we have the skilled workforce we need for jobs now and into the future."

"This is a well deserved win for Fiona, Scott and their team.

"The Regional Training Awards recognise the highest achieving individuals, organisations and projects in Queensland's training system," he said.

"All nominees deserve congratulations for their work in supporting our vocational education and training programs."

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