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
Chesterfield’s Best Newcomer – sponsored by Chesterfield Borough Council
Best Customer Service – sponsored by Franke
Chesterfield Producer of the Year – sponsored by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce
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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