Celebrating Lincolnshire’s food, drink and hospitality businesses in 2020

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September 2020

Lincolnshire Life has held our annual ‘Taste of Excellence’ Awards for more than 20 years. Understandably, this year, we have had to adapt how we champion and highlight the region’s food, drink and hospitality sectors but we still want to celebrate the fantastic businesses on our doorstep.
We know the recognition that these awards provide makes a substantial impact on local businesses and there has never been a better time for us to give our support.
We are calling on our readers and clients of these businesses to give your nominations in these new look 2020 Awards. We have new categories highlighting our current challenging times and how businesses have adapted to cope. We are especially interested to hear your reasons for nominating your heroes, favourites and those who have gone above and beyond your expectations.
However, we will have to postpone our Awards Evening. For 2020, instead of our ceremony in November, we will hold our next celebration when it is safe to do so. Your 2020 Award Winners will be announced in a special supplement in the December issue of Lincolnshire Life Magazine.
We are sorry that this year we can’t invite you to celebrate with all our finalists due to ongoing restrictions, but we hope ‘A Taste of Excellence’ will come back bigger and better next year!


Best Dining Experience To Go
Have you had the most wonderful meal, collected from your favourite eatery which branched out into meals to go?

Best Afternoon Tea
The classic British treat which lifts the spirits.

Best Community Food or Shopping Service
Who has risen to the challenge to serve their community and the vulnerable during the pandemic?

Best Drinks Product
Tea, coffee or an artisan tipple – sales have soared recently. Which is your local favourite?

Best Lincolnshire Staycation
Lincolnshire offers some of the best staycation options. Nominate your holiday choice.

Best ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Experience
Throughout August this scheme has given the hospitality sector a boost. Where did you enjoy most?

Best Cakes or Bakes
Cake makers and bakers have been an inspiration.

Best Sweet Treat
Whether yours be chocolate, fudge, marshmallows or jams, we need your nominations.

Best Independent Farm or Local Shop
Locally yours, these businesses have provided innovative services and quality products on your doorstep.

Best Newcomer of the Year
Who or which business has made their mark despite the challenging times?

To submit your nominations please complete the form inserted with this issue of Lincolnshire Life or vote online via our website: www.lincolnshirelife.co.uk

Additional nomination forms can be downloaded from the website. Forms can be emailed to: accounts@lincolnshirelife.co.uk or posted to:
Taste of Excellence, Lincolnshire Life Magazine, 9 Checkpoint Court, Sadler Road, Lincoln LN6 3PW. Closing date for nominations: Friday 16th October 2020.

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