Former Iranian refugee showing Londoners how to run a pub
27 July 2012 Last updated at 13:22 BST
The 2012 British Institute of Innkeeping Licensee of the Year award has gone to Mahdis Neghabian.
Mahdis, a former Iranian refugee whose family moved to Sweden 26 years ago, was praised for transforming the fortunes of the Camden Eye pub in London.
Karen Zarindast reports.
Video produced by BBC Persian's Shahriar Siami