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Congratulations to the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2021 Winners! – go to AWARDS on the navigation bar above and select 2021 Winners to see who made it to the top in this year’s tough competition.
Sussex Food & Drink Awards attracts hundreds of entries and this year we received 17,000 public votes for people’s favourite local food and drink producers and places that sell and serve our superb local fare across the county! Thank you to all those who have taken part and to the people who voted and shared your passion for local food and drink.
The Sussex Food & Drink Awards is the only awards in the county created to support and boost local farmers, food and drink producers and the outlets which serve and sell their superb local fare and is in its 15th year!
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Entry is now closed for the below four categories in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2020! Our judges will be in contact with you soon if you have made the shortlist! Grand Finalists will be announced in March 2020.
SUSSEX STREET FOOD OF THE YEAR
Our winner will offer great food to be eaten in a mobile situation, including as many local ingredients as possible. Finalists will participate in a live competition at Horsham on 27th October.
SUSSEX YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR
Our winner will be aged 25 or under on 31/01/20, working or studying in Sussex, with a talent for creating a wonderful menu of creative dishes using local ingredients.
SUSSEX NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Our winner will be an innovative business from any part of the food and drink sector, supporting local produce, which has been trading for up to 3 years by end 2019; has the ambition and determination to succeed; and can demonstrate a realistic and sustainable business plan.
YOUNG SUSSEX FARMER OF THE YEAR
Our winner will be a young farmer aged 35 or under by end 2020. They can come from any sector within agriculture, horticulture or viticulture and must be involved in food or drink production. They could be part of the family farm (owned or tenanted), a student, an employee or self-employed. This young person should display the following attributes: vision; leadership; innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship; ability to incorporate new ideas and practices; ability to inspire others; and the desire to succeed and grow business.