Chesterfield’s best in food and drink named at awards ceremony
31st October 2013
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Chesterfield's very best food and drink establishments and producers were honoured at glittering awards ceremony hosted by TV chef and presenter Ainsley Harriott on Wednesday 30th October.

10 business and individuals across 11 categories were named as Chesterfield’s finest at the sell-out awards ceremony held at Chesterfield College’s Heart Space Building.

On the night, Calabria restaurant, based on Glumangate took three of the titles including the prestigious Chef of the Year award which went to Nicholas McNerney.

The Town’s first ever Food and Drink Awards were organised by Destination Chesterfield in association with Chesterfield College. More than 50 nominations were received across 11 categories and only 16 businesses and six individuals shortlisted for the awards.


Café / Tea Room Of The Year – sponsored by NatWest

Stephensons Coffee & Tea House


Gastro Pub Of The Year – sponsored by Jumble Design

Barca Bar at Casa Hotel


Young Chef of the Year - sponsored by Banner Jones

Ryan Lee – Peak Edge Hotel


Pub/Bar of the Year – sponsored by In the Works PR

Tramway Tavern


Chesterfield’s Best Newcomer – sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council

The Andalusian


Best Customer Service – sponsored by Franke



Chesterfield Producer of the Year – sponsored by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

Teresa Lambarelli’s

Chef of the Year – sponsored by Redbrik

Nicholas McNerney –Calabria


Chesterfield Food Hero

W. Ayres Fruit and Veg


Restaurant of the Year – sponsored by Mr Sparkles



Best Out of Town – sponsored by Northern Tea Merchants

Peak Edge Hotel


Destination Chesterfield Manager Dominic Stevens said: “The inaugural Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards were a resounding success thanks to the support of town’s hospitality sector, Champions, sponsors and everyone who nominated. I am thrilled we have delivered what Chesterfield requested –recognition for its thriving food and drink economy.


Source:  Destination Chesterfield 

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