Winners Gallery: Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2019
PUBLISHED: 10:58 17 October 2019
The Dorset Magazine Dorset Food Drink and Farming Awards 2019, held at The Italian Villa in Poole.Photos by Andrew Higgins/ThousandWordMedia.com
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Scroll through our gallery to see the winners and sponsors of the Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2019…
Photos were all taken by Thousand Word Media - thank you so much for capturing so many smiling faces on the night!
You can read more about our winners and finalists in the November edition of Dorset Magazine, which is out in shops now.
Best Tea/Coffe Shop winner, The Courtyard Tea Rooms in Poole, Cat Hough, left, Diane Trowbridge, Chantelle Trowbridge, Jane Mitchell and Hannah Elton, with Adam Perry, from Clipper Teas, award sponsor. Customer Service Award winner, Truly's Of Westbourne, Lauren Reading with chef Tony Beales, of Tony Beales Gourmet, award sponsor. Independent Retailer award winner, Gulliver's Farm Shop, Zoe White, left, Bethany Duran and Simon Burger, with Fiona Penny, the florist, award sponsor. Best Informal Dining Experience winner, Billy Winters of Weymouth, Bella Connell and Gina Forden, with Kirk Gosden of Rockfish, left, award sponsor. Best Dorset Pub winner, The Royal Oak in Cerne Abbas, Andrew and Tracy Killingback, Denise and Bob Jones, with Lucinda Gray, left, from Hall & Woodhouse, award sponsor. Eco Champion of the Year winner, Beewrap UK, Julie Woodward holds their award, with Simon Gudgeon of Sculpture By The Lakes, award sponsor. Best Product/Producer winner, Meggy Moo's Dairy Farm, James Milmer, Rachael and Alan Perrett, with Anusheh Burcher, left, of Porter Dodson Solicitors, award sponsor. Best Formal Dining Experience winner, The Ollerod of Beaminster, Sylvana Bandini and Chris Staines, with Simon Hedges, left, of NFU Mutual Wessex, award sponsor.
Entrepreneur Of The Year winner, Sarah Ali Choudhury of Gourmet Indian Catering, with her dad Rafique, and Nick Gregory, left, of the Dorset Growth Hub, award sponsor. Drinks Product of the Year winner, Mapperton Estate for their Montagu Curvee, Stephanie Carter and Lulu Brown, with Roger Wareham, of Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants, award sponsor. Best Seafood Restaurant winner, the Guildhall Tavern in Poole, Helene Hardy and Frederic Sewevyn, with Lisa Ellingham, left, of Furleigh Estate, award sponsor. Chef Of The Year winner, Robert Ndungu from The Acorn Inn at Evershot, with his wife Maria, and Ollie Symons, left, deputy principal of Kingston Maurward College, award sponsor. 2019 Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Hero winner, Claire and Andy Burnet, of handmade chocolate maker Chococo, with Katharine Wright, left, from Dorset Food And Drink, award sponsor.