The Lincolnshire Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2014

Select Lincolnshire presented eleven awards to stars of the county’s food, drink and hospitality industry at a black tie dinner held at The Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa last month.
The compere for the evening was BBC Radio Lincolnshire presenter Melvyn Prior who introduced the pre-dinner speaker, Phil Bonner from Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire. Bonner spoke about the role of food and farming in the world wars and sustaining the military.

Guests enjoyed a welcome drink before entering The Woodland Suite where a three-course dinner featuring local produce was served. RAF musician Miss Sarah Jane provided entertainment during the meal with a selection of songs from the 1940s. Producers who contributed towards the meal included Abbey Parks Farm, Cote Hill Cheese and Grasmere Farm.

The Select Lincolnshire awards were presented by Mary Powell, tourism development manager for Lincolnshire County Council and Cllr Colin Davie, executive member for economic development of Lincolnshire County Council.

Select Lincolnshire Teaching Establishment of the Year
Winner: Lincoln Minster School
Highly commended: Manor House Stables
Red Hen Children’s Day Nursery

Select Lincolnshire Hotel of the Year
Winner: The Petwood Hotel
Highly commended: The Lincoln Hotel
The Olde Barn Hotel

Select Lincolnshire Bed and Breakfast of the Year
Winner: Caxton House
Highly commended: Canal View Bed and Breakfast
The Grange, at East Barkwith

Select Lincolnshire Grower of the Year, sponsored and received on behalf of Strawberry Fields by Lincolnshire Showground
Winner: Strawberry Fields
Highly commended: R H Lamyan
Fulbeck Farms

Select Lincolnshire Tea Room of the Year. (received by Amanda Davey)
Winner: Pooley’s Tea Room
Highly commended: The Place
Gainsborough Old Hall

Select Lincolnshire Pub of the Year
Winner: The Sebastopol Inn
Highly commended: The Wheatsheaf Inn
The Thornton Hunt Inn

Select Lincolnshire Restaurant of the Year
Winner: The Green Room, at the Lincoln Hotel
Highly commended: Village Limits
The Queens Head
The Ball House

Select Lincolnshire Producer of the Year, sponsored by Roythornes Solicitors
Winner: Redhill Farm
Highly commended: R J Hirst Family Butcher
Handson Butchers

Select Lincolnshire Retailer, or Wholesaler, of the Year
Winner: Uncle Henry’s Farm Shop
Highly commended: Greens at Market Rasen BIG
Manor Farm Shop

Select Lincolnshire Self-Catering Establishment of the Year
Winner: The Dairy Barn
Highly commended: Elms Farm Cottages
Fulbeck Gardens Cottage

Select Lincolnshire Caterer and Function Venue of the Year
Winner: Hemswell Court
Highly commended: The Olde Barn Hotel
Elms Farm Cottages

The People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Lincolnshire Co-operative
Winner: Mountains Boston Sausage
Highly commended: Village Limits
Angels Desserts

Mr George Award for outstanding contribution to Lincolnshire’s food and farming industry
Winner: Eric Phipps

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