Name: Maggs Addison
Job title: Kitchen porter and housekeeper
At: Miller’s Fish & Chips, Haxby, York
Nominated by: owners David, Lesley and Nick Miller, who say: "Maggs has been with us for over 25 years and she is one of the most hard working members of staff we have ever had! She has always been 100% committed to Miller’s and will do anything she can to help us ensure everything is running smoothly in the back so we can concentrate on frying and providing our customers with a fantastic front of house experience."
How long have you worked at Miller’s?
I have worked at Miller’s for over 25 years and I’ve never had a day off sick in all that time. I could have retired years ago, but I gusess I have a genuine passion for helping people and I’m currently saving money to send my grandchildren to Disney World in Orlando. I’m also saving money for Great Ormond Street hospital who cared for one of my granddaughters.
What are your responsibilities?
Cleaning, general back of house duties and making sure the boys boots are clean!
What’s your favourite part of the job?
Cleaning! Which is a good job really, since that’s what I spend most of my time doing!
What’s your least favourite part of the job?
Having a day off!
What is it that you like about working at Miller’s?
We have a wonderful staff team and I have made some great friends here over the years. I have three bosses at Miller’s and they are all first class and very hard workers!
How do you feel about being nominated as an unsung hero?
I’m really, really happy and completely surprised. I have enjoyed every minute of my 25 years at Miller’s and it’s lovely to be nominated.