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MFDF 2010 Award Winners

After a marvellous event on Monday night we are delighted to announce the winners of this years prestigious Manchester Food & Drink Festival Awards:

Restaurant of the Year sponsored by BBC Radio Manchester
Aumbry
2 Church Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AT

Chef of the Year sponsored by Morgenrot Group PLC
David Gale
The Hilton Manchester Deansgate

Best Newcomer sponsored by City Life
The Mark Addy
Stanley Street, Salford, Lancashire, M3 5EJ

Best Bar sponsored by Metrolink
Common
41 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HW

Best Pub sponsored by Holland’s Pies
Marble Arch Inn
73 Rochdale Road, Manchester, M4 4HY

Best Coffee Shop or Casual Dining Venue sponsored by Manchester Evening News
Barburitto
1 Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, M1 1RG

Best Wine List sponsored by Metrolink
Hanging Ditch
Britannic Building, 42-44 Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1ST

Best Food and Drink Retail Outlet sponsored by Frederic Robinson Ltd
Unicorn
89 Albany Rd, Chorlton, Manchester, M4 1PW

MFDF Award for Healthy and Sustainable Eating sponsored by Food Futures
Podium
Hilton Hotel, 303 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LQ

Best Family Friendly Venue sponsored by TasteofManchester.com
The Chocolate Café
2 Bolton Street, Bury, Greater Manchester BL0 9HX

Best Beer Brewed in Greater Manchester
Cascade
Boggart Hole Clough Brewery

People's Pint Award
Dark Mild
Bank Top Brewery

Outstanding Achievement Award
Trafford College
Manchester Rd, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 5PQ

Manchester Community Foodie Award sponsored by Forever Manchester
The Mustard Tree Charity
First Floor, 110 Oldham Road, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AG

Manchester Confidential Food Hero Award
Damson
113 Heaton Moor Road, Stockport, SK4 4HY

Manchester Best Chippy Award sponsored by Holland’s Pies & Manchester Evening News
Tony's Stadium Chippy
13 Grey Mare Lane, Manchester, M11 3DQ

Of course it needs to be said that the winners are simply the very tip of what is a thriving and brilliant food, drink & hospitality industry in Manchester and the wider region, and everybody that was nominated, or who came close to a nomination should feel very proud.

The Festival organisers would like to shower great praise and thanks to all the many restaurants, cafés, bars, delicatessen, hotels and other operators, and the Festival's terrific sponsors, that together make the Manchester Food & Drink Festival the biggest and best event of its type in Europe!

Thank you.

festival event highlights

MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards

MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards

Monday 29th September 19:00 at Manchester Town Hall , M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Big indie Wine Fest
Liquor Market
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