2009 Excellence in Food & Drink Awards winners announced

01 December 2009
2009 Excellence in Food & Drink Awards winners announced

Brakes has scooped the top prize in the 2009 Caterer and Hotelkeeper Excellence in Food & Drink Awards announced at London's Dorchester hotel.

Judges gave the coveted Gold Award to company's Blacksticks Blue Cheese & Walnut Soufflé which they praised for its "fabulous taste and texture" and "great visual appeal", concluding that it would be "a delicious option on any gastro pub menu".

The Gold Award winner was chosen from the 15 category winners, already deemed to have delivered that bit extra in terms of taste, appearance and usability in their respective categories.

For full details of all the winners please see the 18 December issue of Buy It.

Award winners

Accompaniments & Ingredients Sour Cherry Ku-li - Macphie of Glenbervie

Alcoholic Drinks Old Spot Red by Pig in a Poke - Wheelbarrow Wines

Bakery Whites Walnut Pave - 3663 First for Foodservice

Cheese, Dairy & Milk Products Barbers 1833 - Farmhouse Cheesemakers Barbers

Confectionery & Impulse Snacking Pure Indulgence - Paul Wayne Gregory

Desserts & Puddings Chocolate Volcano - Creative Foods

Fairtrade, Organic & Ethical Products Grand Café Triple Certified Coffee - First Choice Coffee

Hot Beverages Organic African Nectar - Mighty Leaf Tea

Ice Creams Cognac VSOP - Mövenpick Ice Cream

Innovation Award Thai Green Chicken Curry & Jasmine Rice Wrapped in a Banana Leaf - Brakes

Kids Main Meals Spaghetti Bolognaise with Hidden Veg Sauce - Annabel Karmel Group Holdings

Meat, Game, Poultry & Fish Rare Breed Porchetta - Taste Tradition

Soft Drinks & Juices Fever-Tree Ginger Beer - Fever-Tree

Blacksticks Blue Cheese & Walnut Souffle - Brakes

Vegetarian Goats Cheese & Red Pepper Cheesecake - Brakes

By Diane Lane

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