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Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019


MFDF award shortlist announced!

MFDF award shortlist announced!

We are delighted to announce our nominees for this years MFDF awards.  The winners of these prestigious awards will be announced at this year’s MFDF Gala Dinner and Awards which will be taking place at Gorton Monastery on Monday 7thOctober 2019.  

The hotly anticipated awards are the culmination of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival and are the highest profile, best-regarded food and drink awards in the North of England. 

As ever, the awards will celebrate the creativity, success and innovation within the region’s hospitality industry, demonstrating the breadth of talent in Greater Manchester and just how important the sector is to the local economy.  

Artisan DrinksProducer of the Year and Vegan Offering of the Year are new awards for 2019. 

Artisan Drinks Producer recognises the explosion of innovative and exciting independent drinks producers starting up right here in the region.

Vegan Offering of the Year has replaced MFDF’s previous Vegetarian Award. This revised category reflects Manchester’s commitment and dynamism in the plant-based eating scene. 

The shortlist has been decided by the MFDF judging panel that includes the region's leading food and drink experts. The nominations for each category are here the public can vote for their favourite.  These votes will then be combined with scores from the judging panel obtained via mystery shop visits. 

The closing date for votes is midnight on the 26thSeptember and the winners will then be announced in October at the Gala Dinner and Awards. 

Vote now!

Posted on 12 June 2019

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