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Top contenders for the Inaugural Food Awards England and Wales are announced

Top contenders for the Inaugural Food Awards England and Wales are announced

Thousands of nominations flooded in for the inaugural Food Awards England and Wales. Voted for by the public, The awards are designed to recognise the efforts of England and Wales restaurants, takeaways, gastro pubs, hotel restaurants, cafes and bistros, as well as shine the spotlight on the wonderful local producers who supply their  delicious ingredients.

The black tie evening will be hosted by Miss United Kingdom Supranational Rachelle Perez at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, which will take place on the 17th of November.

Happy Hogs Catering, Selby, York has been shortlisted in the Caterer of the Year category.  Happy Hogs Catering will find out if they will be crowned winners at the glamorous ceremony being held in Manchester. "As free range hog roast and BBQ caterers we work so passionately on each and every clients booking with us using local award winning free range meat.  So this opportunity means so much to us even just being finalists gives us so much recognition for all our hard work that we are so very proud of and we would like to thank all of our clients for using us."

Serving the very best in food hospitality, from servers, to specialists and suppliers, the evening promises to be the biggest in the English food calendar.

As well as the Awards, the event will also help raise funds for the official charity partner, Make A Wish Foundation UK granting magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

Yasmin Mahmood of event organisers Creative Oceanic commented “We have had a fantastic response from the English and Welsh food industry and we are excited to welcome those who provide and supply us with gastronomic delights. We would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck.”

There are twenty six categories to award on the evening, and a full list of finalists can be found on our website.