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2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards - the shortlists

PUBLISHED: 11:02 01 November 2018

2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards

2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards

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The shortlists for the 2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards are revealed

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to go online and vote for your food heroes for 2018.

Designed to champion, highlight and offer a showcase of the best of the region’s food and drink industry, your votes have again recognised the great and good and highlighted up-and-coming people and places deserving of recognition.

The votes have been counted but to prolong the suspense, here is the shortlist – in the light of how competitive the categories were, reaching this is in itself a mark of excellence and a great achievement. The winners will be revealed in our December issue. u

To find out about ways to get involved in the Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards, visit 
foodawards.derbyshirelife.co.uk or contact Kate Wilson at kate.wilson@archant.co.uk or on 
07725 828755. Tweet us @DerbyshireLife #DLFoodAwards.

FOOD OR DRINK PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Ashbourne Bake House – Sourdough Loaf

White Peak Distillery – Shining Cliff Gin

Bluebells Ice Cream – Amaretto & Black Cherry

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LOCAL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

The Quirky Cook, Borrowash

Peak Ales, Ashford in

the Water

Cow Close Farm, Hathersage

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NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Arthur’s, Campbell Street, Belper

The Cow, Dalbury Lees, Ashbourne

The Collyfobble Brewery, Barlow

Sauced Here, Bakewell

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PUB OF THE YEAR

The George, Alstonefield

The Pack Horse, Market Street, Hayfield

The Tickled Trout, Barlow

The Old Hall, Whitehough, Chinley

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TEAROOM/CAFÉ OF THE YEAR

Beaurepaire Patisserie, King Street, Belper

The Woodlands Restaurant & Tearooms, Charlesworth, Glossop

Jack Rabbits, Green Man Hotel, Ashbourne

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RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

The Tickled Trout, Valley Road, Barlow

Mercia, 5 Market Place, Wirksworth

Santo’s Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, Higham, Alfreton

The George at Alstonefield

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CHEF OF THE YEAR

Ray Moody, Santo’s Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant

Chris Mapp, The Tickled Trout

Luke Payne, The Pack Horse, Hayfield

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INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Welbeck Farm Shop, Worksop

Ashbourne Bakehouse, 29 Market Place, Ashbourne

Bettys Farm Shop, Willington, Derby

Highfield House Farm Shop, Ashover

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FAMILY DINING

The Cock Inn, Mugginton

The Peacock at Barlow, Hackney Lane, Barlow

Mercia, Market Place, Wirksworth

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