Good Food Awards opens to Lichfield’s finest

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The Taste of Staffordshire Good Food Awards have opened their doors to entries from Lichfield’s best and brightest eateries. The awards, now in their 10th year seek to recognise “quality and distinctiveness” across Staffordshire.

Last year, Swinfen Hall Hotel grabbed the ‘Restaurant of the Year with European Influence’ award when they were commended for delivering an excellent service and treating guests ‘as though they were special and the staff’s only concern.’  The local hotel beat Weston Hall in Stafford and The Peak Weavers in Leek to the prize.

The awards are open to restaurants, pubs, brasseries, tearooms, visits or attractions and banqueting venues. Prizes up for grabs include;

  • Restaurant of the Year (European influence)
  • Restaurant of the Year (non-European and Asian influence)
  • Brasserie of the Year
  • Pub of the Year
  • Tea Room of the Year
  • Visitor Attraction of the Year
  • Banquetting Venue of the Year
  • NFU Award for Best Use of Local Produce
  • Service Science Personal Award for Oustanding Service
  • Steelite International Award “Passion to Inspire”
  • Best Newcomer
  • “Perfect Puddings”
  • Warmest Family Welcome

Taste of Staffordshire aims to promote local produce, dishes and culinary talent. Jon Collier, Chair of Taste of Staffordshire said, “Following the recent success of the Taste of Staff or dshire’s Master Chef and Young Chef of Tom or row competition, we are keen to celebrate the abundance of local talent and produce on offer in the county. The Good Food Awards are an excellent opp or tunity to be part of this initiative.”

To obtain more information on the awards and to download an entry form visit the web site.

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