Congratulations to all our winners!
PUBLISHED: 12:47 06 October 2011 | UPDATED: 20:06 20 February 2013
And the prizes went to....
And the winners are....
What a lovely time we had at our EADT Suffolk food & Drink Awards 2011!
Sponsored once again by Adnams and heldin the wonderful surroundings of the West Wing at Ickworth, food producers, retailers and restaurateurs from all over the county gathered to celebrate Suffolk's burgeoning food and drink industry.
After a delicious lunch of guinea fowl with braised cabbage and mushroom and confit potatoes followed by apple crumble tart with dairy ice cream, served up by West Wing head chef Ian Howell, the room settled down to the business of the day - the handing out of the awards!
And the winners were, as they say, as follows:
SUFFOLK FOOD HERO (sponsored by BBC Suffolk): Barry Chevallier Guild of Aspall
BEST PRODUCER (sponsored by Lane Farm): Sutton Hoo Free Range Chicken
BEST BUTCHER (sponsored by EADT Suffolk): Andrews of Hadleigh
BEST BAKER (sponsored by Hill Farm Oils): Pump Street Bakery, Orford
BEST DELICATESSEN (sponsored by Hamish Johnston Fine Cheeses): Lawson's of Aldeburgh
BEST PRODUCT (sponsored by Southwold Pier): Sutton Hoo Free Range Chicken
BEST DRINK (sponsored by Spring): Calvors Premium Lager, Coddenham
BEST RESTAURANT (sponsored by Promotion Wine): The Blyth Hotel, Southwold
BEST FOOD PUB (sponsored by The West Wing at Ickworth): The White Horse, Sibton
BEST INFORMAL DINING (sponsored by @Work Recruitment): La Hogue Farm Shop & Cafe, Chippenham
BEST TEA AND COFFEE SHOP (sponsored by Business Link); Baileys2, Bury St Edmunds
BEST FARM SHOP (sponsored by Milsoms): Hall Farm Shop, Stratford St Mary
Once again, congratulations to all the winners and all those shortlisted in the 12 categories! A wonderful occasion and a great celebration of our county's fine food and drink industry.
FOR FULL DETAILS AND PICTURES, SEE THE NOVEMBER ISSUE OF EADT SUFFOLK, WHICH WILL BE IN THE SHOPS ON OCTOBER 28