The finalists of this year’s Food Awards, celebrating the best businesses in the industry, have been revealed – and dozens of them are in Lancashire.
The county boasts many exciting eateries with a vast range of cuisines and foods from various cultures. Celebrating the best in the business, many restaurants have been put up to go head-to-head with fellow food experts for the national awards this year.
Top professionals of the country’s food sector will be invited to a black-tie ceremony in Manchester in June, where food suppliers, servers and manufacturers will be showcased. The awards promise to be a memorable event in the food industry’s calendar, with a wide range of accolades ready to be presented to the most deserving professionals and establishments, including Restaurant of the Year, Best Mexican Establishment, Retail Bakery of the Year, Best World Cuisine and many more.
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A spokesperson for The Food Awards England said: “England offers a wide range of places that serve world cuisines. The finalists were voted for by the public for providing authentic recipes and unique dishes to their diners, creating memorable experiences for both residents and visitors.
“Undoubtedly, there are some amazing specialists around the country, who know how to offer great service, delicious food and meet the expectations of their diners. These are the professionals that we aim to reward at The Food Awards England 2022.
“We would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck and we can’t wait to welcome all our guests and celebrate the winners with them.”
The Lancashire based finalists at The Food Awards England 2022 are:
Restaurant of the Year:
Angels Restaurant (Ribble Valley)
Twelve Restaurant and Lounge Bar (Thornton-Cleveleys)
Breda Murphy Restaurant (Ribble Valley)
Encore Restaurant (Chorley)
Café/ Bistro of the Year:
The Ginger Bistro (Preston)
Bijou of Lytham (Lytham St Annes)
Rose Tree Tea Room (Ormskirk)
The Bees Country Kitchen (Chorley)
Dizzy Ducks Bistro (Preston)
Whispers Cafe Bistro (Lytham St Annes)
Gastro Pub of the Year:
Parkers Arms (Clithoroe)