Voting opens for popular Nantwich Food Awards
12th June 2017

Categories for this year’s Food Awards linked to the prestigious Nantwich Food Festival have been revealed, and online voting is now open. Click here to vote for the 2017 Food Awards.

The awards give the public an opportunity to vote for their favourite local eateries, retailers and producers that champion the diverse range of food offered in Nantwich and the surrounding Cheshire area.

The gala presentation evening that recognises the excellence of local food and drink businesses is now in its seventh year. 

Food Festival Director John Coulter always enjoys the awards. He said: “Nantwich is a real gem for food and drink, and the awards recognise the dedication of many people. These excellent businesses are vital for the local economy.

“This year we have amended the categories, but from the incredible feedback we received it was obvious that people enjoyed much of existing formula as well. Now it’s over to the public to pick their favourites.”

The new categories are: Best Newcomer (within the last 24 months), Best Local Producer (within 20 miles), plus an Excellence in Customer Care award.

Old favourites still up for grabs are: Best Restaurant (including hotel restaurant), Best Pub with Food, Best Cafe or Coffee Shop, and Beer Champion.

The much-loved awards recognise the contribution of local businesses that offer an incredibly diverse array of artisan food and drink products to Nantwich customers.

Some of the nominees will have stalls at this year’s Food Festival that takes place in early September, while some will organise events on their premises during the weekend.

Voting is now open for this year’s awards, and the online poll closes on 9th September.

Anyone who votes for the winner in any of the categories will be entered into a draw to win £40 to spend in that establishment. 

The awards night is scheduled to take place at Nantwich Civic Hall on Friday 27th October.

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Nantwich Food Festival Volunteers are ready!

The volunteers are all ready and raring to go after their training and update session, so that just means that it’s not long at all til the Food Festival!

Bigger and better this year, with competitions for adults and children, local and national chefs to entertain and delight us in the food theatre plus food from around the world, it will be a festival to remember.

Events and special offers in town businesses, Mr Dabber Town Trail, live music in two main areas plus buskers too, there will be plenty to entertain us all.

Take a look around our website for full details:http://www.nantwichfoodfestival.co.uk
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H Clewlow Butchers - Make a Burger Competition

For 8-12 year olds and win an iPad Mini 😁

Make the burgers on Friday 1st September 3pm, and return on Sunday 3rd before 11am to see the burgers cooked and judged.

Children should ask parents to agree to them entering, then register in advance by emailing: makeaburger@clewlows.co.uk
�The Competition is completely free to enter; minced meat and seasoning will be provided by Clewlows.
�Children can use their flair by bringing along finely chopped ingredients to make the best burger.
�The winner will be announced on Sunday 3rd, and will win an iPad Mini donated by Clewlows.

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**BBQ Master Classes at the Nantwich Food Festival**

Three sessions will take place on both Friday and Sunday at 12 noon, 2 pm and 4 pm

To take part just come along at the start of one of these sessions. You will get expert tuition on how to make the most from your BBQ, Cooking using the latest Broil King BBQ technology.

The classes are designed to take the most inexperienced beginners or the expert griller and offer them some great tips and advice on how to create the perfect gourmet feast. It’s free and great fun.

The master classes will be run by renowned chef Richard Fox

Click to read the full event details:

www.nantwichfoodfestival.co.uk/bbq-masterclass/
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