Below is the nomination criteria for the 2018 Cornwall Life Food & Drink Awards. Click on ‘More information’ to find further details of each category.
CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD
This award is designed to praise a local food or drink business for their excellent awareness of their customers’ needs.
BEST CORNISH PRODUCT/PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Waitrose
This category aims to celebrate our local producers that play such a vital role in the food community.
CHEF OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by CARBIS BAY HOTEL
The chef of the year is someone who has devoted themselves to the cause of serving the best possible food.
BEST RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Straight To The Sauce
The winner of this category will be the restaurant that – in the judges’ opinion – offers the best dining experience.
BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Savills
This category enables our numerous hotel restaurants to stand out from the crowd.
PUB OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by POLGOON
The whole eating out experience needs to be taken into account in this category. Judge customer service, value for money and the quality of the food.
BEST TEA/COFFEE SHOP OF THE YEAR
We recognise that tea shops and coffee shops are an integral part of the Cornwall food and drink scene and we’d like to know your favourites.
INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Vote for your favourite local food shop in this category, look out for establishments that genuinely supply items produced and grown here in Cornwall.