The East Midlands Food and Drink Awards in association with South Lincs Food Service

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Get Nominating – who is your favourite?

The East Midlands Food and Drink Awards celebrate all that is great about the region’s food and drink, recognise excellence within the region’s dining venues and give a public pat on the back to all those who strive to offer exceptional food and drink experiences, whilst maintaining strong connections with the community.

You can nominate any business or person whether it’s your local fish and chip shop or your favourite place for a pint!

The awards are open to anyone who runs a local business, is a customer or member of staff so what are you waiting for? Nominate and get voting for your favourites for the appropriate category below.

Best Indian

Best Oriental

Best Sunday Lunch/Roast

Best Tea-Room/Café

Best Dining Pub

Best Community Pub

Best Newcomer

Best Customer Service

Best Hotel Meal

Best Fish & Chips

Best Regional Product

Best Family Friendly Venue

It’s very easy to nominate your favourite food and drink establishments. You can nominate by email, phone, text or online and full details are included at the bottom of this page.

Once you’ve nominated your favourites, don’t forget to vote to ensure your chosen establishment becomes a category winner for YOUR region. The regional category winners will be announced in at the beginning of October and voting will then reopen, where they will compete against the winners from all our regions (Lindsey; Kesteven; The Wash/Fens; Melton & Rutland). Details on which towns/villages fall within each area can be found on our dedicated Food & Drink webpage:

The overall East Midlands Food & Drink winners will be announced our glittering awards ceremony and black-tie dinner at Greetham Valley Hotel on Sunday November 17.

So what are you waiting for? Nominate your favourite food and drink businesses or individuals or for further details, please contact Linda on 01476 562291.

Email your nomination to Please include the category, name of the establishment or individual followed by the town. Alternatively please call Linda on 01476 562291 with your nominations.

Online - simply visit for further information on how to nominate online. Alternatively you can text your nomination – full details on nomination codes can be found by visiting

Don’t delay, nominate today! Make sure your favourite gets recognised in these great Awards. Voting begins August 30 - September 29.

Our Headline Sponsor this year is South Lincs Food Service South Lincs Foodservice is an independently run foodservice company located in purpose built premises based at Sutterton in South Lincolnshire.

They offer in excess of 4,500 items of Chilled, Frozen and Ambient Foods, Packaging, Cleaning and Non-Food Consumables for the professional caterer, restaurant, pub, cafe, retail and hotel trade.

South Lincs Food Service have been involved with the Food and Drink Awards since their inception in 2011 – we are delighted to have their support in 2013 as our Headline Sponsor. South Lincs Food Service – Headline Sponsor and sponsoring Best Dining Pub Award.

We are also delighted to announce that Viking Signs of Grantham join the 2013 Food and Drinks as category sponsors for the first time. Viking Signs offers a complete sign making, industrial engraving and printing service based in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

They offer a large variety of quality sign products and services all aimed at helping present the image a business needs to be successful. Viking Signs currently serve all of Lincolnshire including Lincoln, Grantham, Stamford, Sleaford & Bourne. Sign products are also fitted in Peterborough, Nottingham, Derby, and nationally on request.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for award categories – if you would like to associate your business with one of the biggest Food and Drink Awards in our region – please contact Linda Pritchard on 01476 562291 for full sponsorship details.