MFDF Gala Dinner & Awards
We're delighted to host the MFDF Gala Dinner and Awards, one of the industry's most hotly anticipated events, at Manchester's historic Town Hall for 2014. This glitzy celebration is where the region's highest profile and best regarded food and drink awards are announced. Your hosts for the star-studded event are radio celebrities Matt White and Becky Want.
Dress code is black tie and tickets are on sale now at just £65 + VAT.
To find out more email Rebecca@foodanddrinkfestival.com.
It's not too late to vote for the awards! Click here to see the shortlists, vote, details to purchase tickets will be available soon.
MANCHESTER FOOD AND DRINK AWARD CATEGORIES 2014
Restaurant of the Year
63 Degrees, Manchester House, Mr Cooper's House and Garden by Simon Rogan, Aumbry, Australasia, Nutter's.
Last year's winner: The French
Newcomer of the Year
Superstore NQ, Manchester House, Red's True BBQ, Mr Cooper's House and Garden by Simon Rogan and Salvi's Cucina.
Last year's winner: The French.
Chef of the Year
Adam Reid, Mike Jennings, Aiden Byrne, Eric Moreau, David Spanner, David Leong.
Last year's winner: Mary-Ellen McTague.
Pub of the Year
The Marble Arch Inn, The Eagle Inn,
New Oxford, The Dockyard, The Magnet, The Rising Sun.
Last year's winner: Stalybridge Buffet Bar.
Food Pub of the Year
Eagle and Child, Albert's Chop House, The Wharf, The Red Lion High Lane, The Parlour, Dukes 92.
Last year's winner: Hearth of the Ram
Bar of the Year
Manchester House, Kosmonaut, Mr Cooper's House and Garden by Simon Rogan,
Grand Pacific, Revolucion de Cuba, Neighbourhood.
Last year's winner: Gorilla
Coffee Bar or Tea Shop of the Year
Fig and Sparrow, North Tea Power, Sugar Junction, Proper Tea, Takk, Richmond Tea Rooms
Last year's winner: Home Sweet Home.
Cheap Eats of the Year
Almost Famous, Luck, Lust, Liquor and Burn,Tampopo, Pita Pit, Splendid Sausage Company,Viet Shack.
Last year's winner: Trove.
Best Food and Drink Retailer of the Year
Vote for your winner via our website.
Last year's winner: Beermoth.
Best Food and Drink Pop Up Event, Club or Project of the Year
New category for 2014. Vote for your winner via our website.
New category for 2014. Winner will be crowned at MFDF.
The Howard and Ruth Award for Outstanding Achievement
Last year's winner: DiStefanno Sancarlo.
Event Location / Venue
Manchester Town Hall
Albert Square Manchester M2 5DB