Entries tagged "Awards"
27 Sep 2013
The 2014 GB & Ireland Michelin stars have just been announced, with the new guide available from 4 October 2013. While there are no changes in the 3 star category, there are two restaurants promoted from one to two Michelin stars: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, led by Head Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts, is a glorious celebration of Britain’s culinary heritage; while The Greenhouse showcases Arnaud Bignon’s technically impressive and innovative cooking.
18 Jul 2013
The UK's best cakes have been announced during the inaugural Cake Awards at London's Park Lane Hotel, hosted by award winning Pâtissier and Chocolatier Will Torrent. The afternoon tea and awards ceremony saw the winners announced as .........
26 Jun 2013
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of America's No. 1 selling Greek Yogurt brand, Chobani, has been named as the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award winner. Selected from a group of more than 50 country-winners from across the globe for this honour, Ulukaya was recognized for his disruptive innovation to bring wholesome food to the masses; regeneration of a long-stagnant category; financial success; and personal commitment to building a world-class brand.
30 Apr 2013
Renowned for their list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the San Pellegrino Awards are eagerly awaited. But this year, after being at the number position three times, Noma has been knocked down to second place by El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain.
06 Mar 2013
What better time to announce the winners of the 2013 Marmalade Awards than in the middle of National Marmalade Week, 2nd – 9th March.
This year at Dalemain Mansion and Gardens in Cumbria where Paddington bear eagerly awaits, a retired micro-biologist from Brighton and an artisan preserves maker from a rural corner of the Czech Republic were crowned the world’s best marmalade makers at last weekend’s World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival.
28 Feb 2013
ChopChop Magazine, a nonprofit quarterly food magazine for kids aged 5-12 and their families, has been named a winner of a 2013 Parents' Choice Magazine Award (Gold).
Jessica Hensley, writing on the Parents' Choice Foundation website, praises the magazine: "ChopChop's mission is to 'inspire and teach kids to cook and eat real food with their families.' With a healthy dose of delicious recipes, fun facts about food and cooking, and a format that is very easy for kids to follow, they are clearly succeeding."
16 Feb 2013
11th February saw the launch of The Cake Awards to find and celebrate the very best British cakes. From the finest tea room slice and grandest hotel fancies to the myriad varieties on the shelves of supermarkets, bakery shops and retail food chains across the country, The Cake Awards are the only awards dedicated to recognising excellence in cake.
24 Oct 2012
In the latest edition of the highly anticipated Michelin Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country 2013, 42 restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars. Both restaurants that achieved three Michelin stars in 2012–The French Laundry and The Restaurant at Meadowood–maintained this honor.
09 Oct 2012
It is the season of restaurant awards and last night, 8 October, saw the fifth National Restaurant Awards take place at the new venue of The Brewery in Chiswell Street, London. The Ledbury was voted as the UK’s best restaurant for the third year running, with second and third places going to Pollen Street Social and The Hand & Flowers.
04 Oct 2012
In the latest edition of the highly anticipated MICHELIN Guide New York City 2013, a record 66 restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars. All seven restaurants who achieved Michelin's three star distinction in 2012 maintained top honors. Three Michelin stars is considered the utmost international recognition in the culinary world.
One restaurant joined the ranks of the two-starred establishments, atera in Tribeca, for a total of seven in this category.
Fifty-two restaurants earned one Michelin star, including nine newcomers.
02 Oct 2012
This year’s guide sees three restaurants promoted from one to two Michelin stars. Sketch, in Mayfair, opened in 2002 and received its first Michelin star in 2005; L’Enclume, in Cartmel also opened in 2002 and was awarded its first Michelin star three years later; while Michael Wignall at the Latymer, Bagshot, opened in 2007 and won its first Michelin star in 2009.
Editor, Rebecca Burr said: “These are three equally worthy recipients of our two star award but each restaurant is very different in nature. Michael Wignall’s cooking offers a distinct sense of sophistication, Jean Denis Le Bras at Sketch has a much more ambitious style, while Simon Rogan’s cooking has steadily evolved and is now much more aligned with nature.”
26 Sep 2012
It’s that time of the year again….. that is, for the AA Food Awards, and who better than the legendary Pierre Koffman to be awarded the Chef of the Year title. This award means a lot to chefs as it’s the one that is voted for by other chefs.
17 Sep 2012
The Good Food Guide have just awarded chef Simon Rogan a perfect score of 10 after visiting his restaurant in Cartmel, Cumbria. To put it into context, the last time this high score was awarded was in 2006 to Heston Blumenthal of The Fat Duck in Bray, Berkshire. And only the seventh since the introduction of the system in 1998.
15 Sep 2012
Every year, The Good Food Guide team award ‘Editors’ Awards’ to restaurants and chefs who they feel deserve the highest recognition. For the 2013 edition, the team have confered the following awards
05 Jun 2012
Held on the 29th May, the YBFs Awards culminated at a venue in Camden behind The York & Albany. It brought together young people involved in the current food scene and the awards were given to the following people............
29 May 2012
In the UK’s toughest sommelier competition, involving the greatest wine
talent in London and Britain, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay’s sommelier Jan
Konetzki reigns supreme.
02 May 2012
There’s nothing more delicious than the unveiling of the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Who isn’t fascinated by these temples of culinary excellence, the chefs behind them and how they rank against each other?
19 Apr 2012
Elena Arzak, Joint Head Chef together with her father at Relais & Châteaux Arzak in San Sebastian, Spain, has been named the Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef, part of the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.
16 Apr 2012
The Young British Foodie award’s (the YBF’s) are a nationwide search for new talent. Rather than the usual run of awards for ‘best restaurant’, ‘ best bar’, ‘best café’ etc., these awards are all about embracing the next generation of new culinary personalities, so this doesn’t just mean those who can cook….
25 Mar 2012
FRS® Healthy Protein™ drink is named winner, Best Protein Drink, and FRS® Healthy Energy® is named Best Natural Functional Drink finalist by the 2012 Beverage Innovation Functional Drinks Awards at the 8th Annual InnoBev Global Beverages Congress.
The Global Beverage Congress brings together industry leaders, suppliers, customers and analysts to gain a complete overview of the latest beverage trends from around the world. Held in London, the overall theme of the summit 'quicker, smarter, healthier' highlights the continued growth and success of the beverage industry.
06 Mar 2012
As always, the Michelin Guide France remains the most waited of all the guides, what with it being the birth place of the coveted stars and all that. This year it does not fail to disappoint with 4,457 hotels and 4,289 restaurants recommended, 426 establishments listed for the first time, one new restaurant with 3 stars, 10 with 2 stars, 58 with 1 star and 124 new Bib Gourmand restaurants. In 10 years, the number of starred restaurants in France has risen by 15% and the number of Bib Gourmands by 40%. Dining every day in a wide variety of restaurants across all price categories, the Michelin guide inspectors can attest to fact that quality everywhere in on the rise.
31 Jan 2012
Toffee Break Desserts, a suburban Chicago-based artisanal toffee maker, was recently awarded Best Toffee in America by The Taste Awards.
17 Jan 2012
Seniors in Thornton, Lancashire, has been named the best British fish and chip shop after battering its rivals in the National Fish and Chip Awards 2012 today.