2015 fda intro presentation

  • Website Showcase18.jpg
  • Website Showcase10.jpg
  • Website Showcase23.jpg
  • Website Showcase17.jpg
  • Website Showcase7.jpg
  • Website Showcase34.jpg
  • Website Showcase29.jpg
  • Website Showcase11.jpg
  • Website Showcase8.jpg
  • Website Showcase28.jpg
  • Website Showcase26.jpg
  • Website Showcase9.jpg
  • Website Showcase15.jpg
  • Website Showcase13.jpg
  • Website Showcase5.jpg
  • Website Showcase16.jpg
  • Website Showcase6.jpg
  • Website Showcase31.jpg
  • Website Showcase21.jpg
  • Website Showcase2.jpg

2015 CATEGORIES

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding dining experience, plus innovation and development in 2014.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges, aided by reader nominations. No entry form is required from restaurants.

The Winner: Decided following dining visit/s by one or more judges.

 

BEST LOCAL RESTAURANT

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded to Cumbria Life readers’ favourite local restaurant, bistro or casual dining venue.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from reader nominations. No entry form is required from restaurants.

The Winner: Decided following dining visit/s by one or more judges.

 

DINING PUB OF THE YEAR

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding restaurant-style dining experience in a pub or pub-restaurant, plus innovation and development in 2014.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from reader nominations. No entry form is required from dining pubs.

The Winner: Decided following dining visit/s by one or more judges.

 

FOOD & DRINK PUB OF THE YEAR

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding food, drink, and overall atmosphere in a traditional pub environment, plus innovation and development in 2014.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from reader nominations. No entry form is required from pubs.

The Winner: Decided following dining visit/s by one or more judges.

 

CHEF OF THE YEAR

OWNER/MANAGER NOMINATION REQUIRED

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded to the chef who has demonstrated outstanding success and/or development during 2014.

Entries required: Chefs must be nominated on an online entry form by their owner/manager, including testimonials. (Chef Patrons may enter themselves.)

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from nominations and testimonials received.

The Winner: Decided from nominations and testimonials. Judges may make dining or interview visits.

 

BEST CAFÉ OR TEA SHOP

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding food, drink, and atmosphere in a café, cafe bar, traditional tea shop, or contemporary coffee house, plus innovation and development in 2014.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from reader nominations. No entry form required from cafes.

The Winner: Decided following visit/s by one or more judges.

 

BEST SPECIALIST FOOD RETAILER

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding specialist shop such as a butcher, baker, cheese shop, confectioner; or a deli, farm shop, or general retailer specialising in local produce.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from reader nominations. No entry form required from retailers.

The Winner: Decided following visit/s by one or more judges.

 

FAVOURITE FOOD PRODUCT

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded to readers’ favourite Cumbrian food or drink product.

Shortlist: Compiled by judges from reader nominations. No entry form required from producers.

The Winner: Decided following taste tests by judges.

Made in Cumbria  Special Awards

 

BEST LARGE PRODUCER

BUSINESS ENTRY REQUIRED

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding larger food or drink producer. Judged on business success, development and innovation in 2014.

Entries required: Business owners/managers must submit an online entry.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges from business entries only.

 

BEST SMALL PRODUCER
BUSINESS ENTRY REQUIRED

NOMINATE HERE

Awarded for the most outstanding small or micro food or drink producer. Judged on business success, development and innovation in 2014.

Entries required: Business owners/managers must submit an online entry.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges from business entries only.

 

MARKETING INNOVATION

BUSINESS ENTRY REQUIRED

NOMINATE HERE

For innovative use and understanding of the range of established and new marketing channels, resulting in a positive impact on business performance.

Entries required: Business owners/managers must submit an online entry.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges from business entries only.

 

PRODUCT OR SERVICE INNOVATION

BUSINESS ENTRY REQUIRED

NOMINATE HERE

For innovation in product and/or process development, resulting in a positive impact on business performance.

Entries required: Business owners/managers must submit an online entry.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges from business entries only.

 

THE FOOD & FARMING AWARD

READER NOMINATIONS ACCEPTED

For the year’s outstanding food and farming personality/achievement.

The winner: Special award decided by the judges from reader nominations and industry consultation. There will be no shortlist for this award.

 

THE BEST NEWCOMER AWARD

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

For the year’s outstanding new business or personality in the Cumbrian food and drink industry.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges from all reader nominations and finalists from across all categories. No entry form is required.

 

THE OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

For the most outstanding service experienced by the judges, or as demonstrated by volume and quality of reader nominations.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges from all reader nominations and finalists from across all categories. No entry form is required.

 

THE RISING STAR AWARD

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

NOMINATE HERE

Special award recognising new talent in any field of the food & drink sector.

Shortlist and winner: Decided by judges aided by reader nominations across all categories.

 

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

NOMINATE HERE

READER NOMINATIONS WANTED!

For lifetime contribution to Cumbrian food and drink. Reader and judges’ nominations. No entry required.

The winner: Special award decided by the judges. There will be no shortlist for this award.

 

SPECIAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

Judges’ highest award of the night for outstanding contribution to Cumbrian food and drink.

The winner: Decided by the judges, from among the entire industry, whether nominated in the 2015 awards categories or not.