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2017 Derbyshire Life Food and Drinks Awards - the winners revealed

PUBLISHED: 15:19 30 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:21 30 November 2017

The 2017 Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards winners

The 2017 Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards winners

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The winners of the 2017 Derbyshire Life Food and Drinks Awards received their accolades at the Cathedral Quarter Hotel, Derby

FOOD OR DRINK PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Winner: Chatsworth Gold, Peak Ales

Highly Commended: Sausages, Croots Farm Shop; Duffield, Goats’ Cheese, The Grumpy Farmer, Shottle

LOCAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Wye Bakehouse, Bakewell

Highly Commended: New Close Farm Shop, Bakewell; Derby Brewing Company

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Terroir Bistro, Derby

Highly Commended: The Loft, Belper; The Potting Shed Café at Markeaton Garden Centre

DINING PUB OF THE YEAR

Winner: The Saracen’s Head, Shirley

Highly Commended: The George, Alstonefield; The Cock Inn, Mugginton

INTERNATIONAL CUISINE OF THE YEAR

Winner: The Balti, Matlock Bath

Highly Commended: Ayubowan, Glossop; Anoki, Derby

TEAROOM/CAFÉ OF THE YEAR

Winner: The Apple Tree, Ockbrook

Highly Commended: Herbert’s Tearooms, Tissington; Panaderia by Dowds, Glossop; Cool River Café, Matlock

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY OWEN AND TAYLOR

Winner: The Lighthouse, Boylestone

Highly Commended: Stones, Matlock; Dovecote Restaurant, Morley Hayes

CHEF OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY ZEST PRODUCE

Winner: Rupert Rowley, Fischer’s, Baslow Hall

Highly Commended: Nick Gillespie, La Rock, Sandiacre; Lee Emerson, Harpur’s, Melbourne

INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Bloomer’s Bakery, Bakewell

Highly Commended: Geoff Mycock & Sons, Buxton; Cheddar Gorge, Ashbourne

CUSTOMER SERVICE OF THE YEAR

Winner: Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop

Highly Commended: The Loft, Belper; R J Matkin’s Butchers, Swanwick

FAMILY DINING OF THE YEAR

Winner: Roosters Bar & Restaurant, Morley Hayes

Highly Commended: Bluebell Dairy, Spondon; Mainsail Café, Carsington Water

FOOD HERO OF THE YEAR IN MEMORY OF JOHN JAQUEST

Winner: Andre Birkett, Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop

   

   

 

 

 

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