Sponsored by Dorset Food and Drink, the Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards, hosted by Dorset Magazine, are entering their second round of judging with the winners to be announced in the December issue.

Because of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, to ensure the safety of everyone involved, this year’s event will be run throughout the pages of the Dorset magazine and the thirty finalists will be judged virtually by the panel before being announced. A winners’ celebration. Will be held when government guidelines allow.

This year’s finalists are:

Best Independent Food and Drink Retailer (sponsored by NFU Mutual Wessex)

Best Farm Shop (sponsored by Furleigh Estate)

Food Producer of the Year

Drink Producer of the Year

Entrepreneur of the Year (sponsored by Saffery Champness)

Community Food/Drink Initiative Award (sponsored by Clipper Teas)

Business Collaboration Award

Best Local Food/Drink Delivery Experience

Best Dining Experience to Go

Chef of the Year (sponsored by WhitePepper Chef Academy and Cookery School)

Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Hero 2020 (sponsored by Dorset Food and Drink)

Our hero will be announced in the December issue.

Congratulations to all the finalists, we’ll update you with the winners in December!

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