Nominations for the Food Reader Awards 2018 are now open
Judging by the lovely lot above, you guys know your onions – and your dining pubs, top chefs and foodies hotels
And because you did such a sweet job of selecting the South West’s finest foodies last year, we want you to do the honours again and vote in the food Reader Awards 2018.
With 12 gongs to be awarded – including the new category of Best Cocktail Bar – the food Reader Awards are your chance to get behind your local faves.
You can nominate any South West business in the first round of voting which closes at 9am on October 27. The shortlist will be revealed on October 30 when the second round of voting will commence. Final votes should be cast by November 17 before the 2018 winners are crowned at a foodie-studded ceremony in January.
These fabulous awards wouldn’t be possible without our fantastic sponsors. Big love to Total Produce, Sharp’s Brewery, Wrecking Coast Gin, Frobishers, Impact & Michelmores.
Food Reader Awards 2017 winners crowned in fantastical feast at Yeo Valley HQ in Somerset
Over 8000 of you lovely lot took to your phones, tablets and laptops to get behind your favourite South West chefs, restaurants, hotels and foodie hot spots in this year’s Food Reader Awards.
After sifting through nearly 100,000 votes, the 2017 winners were crowned at a wild and celebratory winter feast and awards night at Yeo Valley HQ in Blagdon on February 6.
Editor Jo Rees did a sterling job as MC for the evening, with the guys in the kitchen at Yeo Valley treating guests to a sumptuous supper of Pipers Farm Chicken, baby leek and truffle terrine, Holt Farm sirloin, mushroom ravioli, roast salsify, red wine and thyme liquor, and toffee apple yogurt parfait, with liquid refreshment from Sharp’s Brewery.