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  Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards 2013

The Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards will return in 2014 and we are looking for partners to support the event.  There are a number of opportunities for businesses to get involved, a partnership opportunities pack is available here and if you wish to discuss further contact Dom Stevens at Destination Chesterfield on 01246 207207.

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The finalists were shortlisted from the hundreds of nominations from the people of Chesterfield and then visited by a team of judges, made up of experts from the food industry, local residents and local businesses.  The winners were announced at a glittering awards ceremony at Chesterfield College on the 30th October hosted by Ainsley Harriott.

Images from the event

Video by Derbyshire Times from the event

CFDA13 Ainsley


Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards Winners and Finalists 2013


 Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Mr Sparkles

The restaurant which offers best quality food and customer experience.  Judges will be looking for original and creative menus, where high quality, fresh ingredients are at the heart

   
 

 

 

   
 Cafe of the Year

Sponsored by NatWest

The establishment must serve a range of teas and coffees. Judges will be looking for a selection of bites to eat, cakes as well as a welcoming, comfortable and relaxing environment.

   
 

 

 

   
 Gastro Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Jumble Design

Awarded to establishments that offer a consistency and excellence in both their food and drinks specialism as well as good facilities and a great ambience. The panel will judge on staff knowledge and service and the overall feel and facilities of the pub/bar and its facilities. The panel will also be looking for good atmosphere and a friendly welcome. 

   
 

 

 

   
 Pub of the Year

Sponsored by In the Works PR

Awarded to establishments that offer a consistency and excellence in their drinks specialism as well as good facilities and a great ambience. The panel will judge on staff knowledge and service and the overall feel and facilities of the pub/bar and its facilities. Knowledge of the drinks on offer and specialism’s, to include real ales and others. The panel will also be looking for good atmosphere and a friendly welcome.

   
 

 

 

   
 Best Newcomer

Sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

The establishment must have opened within the last 3 years. The winner will demonstrate an innovative offer, excellent customer service as well as bringing something new and different to the town, setting high standards for others to follow.

   
 

 

 

   
 Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Franke

Rewarding the establishment that provides an outstanding level of customer service on a consistent basis.

   
 

 

 

   
 Best out of Town

Sponsored by Northern Tea Merchants

The establishment must achieve a high level of excellence and consistency in service and products and be based outside the boundary of Chesterfield and within 10 miles of the boundary.

   
 

 

 

   
 Chesterfield Food Producer

Sponsored by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

Local food producer / grower/ manufacturer within 10 miles of Chesterfield.

   
 

 

 

   
 Chesterfield Food Hero

Presented by Chesterfield College

Local personality who has had a major impact on the Chesterfield food and drink scene – This award will be chosen by the judges and presented on the evening.

W. Ayres Fruit and Veg

   
 

 

 

   
 Young Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Banner Jones

The judges are looking for an individual who is already showing levels of commitment, dedication and skill beyond their years. This individual may or may not have guidebook or awards recognition but is an obvious rising star due to levels of customer satisfaction and individual achievement. Nominees must be under 25.  How to enter: Young chefs must be nominated by their employer – unless they are already running their own establishment.

   
 

 

 

   
 Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Redbrik

There are a number of very talented chefs working within the area and this award aims to recognise the very best in the business. An awareness of the wide range of excellent Derbyshire produce and the knowledge and expertise to use these ingredients to create sensational, seasonal menus will be features of the winning entry.  Chefs must be nominated by their employer – unless they are already running their own establishment.

   

 

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