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Guild Announces 2015 Awards Shortlists

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The Guild of Food Writers today announces the shortlists for its annual Awards, the most prestigious in food writing and broadcasting. The winners will be announced on Tuesday 9 June at a ceremony at Opera Holland Park in London. They will be presented with a beautifully engraved glass trophy and a prize of £500.

The shortlists highlight emerging talent as well as featuring some of our best-known food writers and broadcasters, including Hattie Ellis, Diana Henry,
Yotam Ottolenghi, Tom Parker Bowles and Ruby Tandoh. The Guild of Food Writers Awards celebrate the breadth of knowledge and expertise at work in a thriving creative field.

This year’s Awards sponsors are Scotch Beef PGI (Quality Meat Scotland) (main sponsor of the Awards Ceremony); Aspall (sponsor of the Michael Smith Award for Work on British Food); Encona (sponsor of the Food Blog of the Year Award); Gold Top (sponsor of the Evelyn Rose Award for Cookery Journalist of the Year); Hillfarm Oils (sponsor of the Cookery Book of the Year Award); SuperFast Thermapen® (sponsor of the Food Journalist of the Year Award); Tebay Services and Gloucester Services (sponsor of the Kate Whiteman Award for Work on Food and Travel); Tenderstem® (sponsor of the Food Magazine or Section of the Year Award); Thompson’s Family Teas (sponsor of the Restaurant Reviewer of the Year Award); Nyetimber (sparkling wine sponsor); and Château Ksara and IXSIR (wine sponsors).

Places are now on sale for the Awards event, so if you would like to book please contact Jonathan Woods by emailing or by telephone on 020 8659 0422. Places cost £25 for members of the Guild and £50 for guests. Payment can be made using online banking or cheques, which should be made payable to the Guild of Food Writers and sent to Jonathan Woods, The Guild of Food Writers, 255 Kent House Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1JQ.

To see the full shortlists please click here.

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