Who is your choice to win a food award?

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TIME is running out to enter the East Midlands Food and Drink Awards.

You can nominate any business or person, whether it’s your local fish and chip shop or a budding chef. You can nominate your own business.

Nominate your favourites in the appropriate category below.

Best Bar

Best Hotel Restaurant

Best Fish & Chips

Best Gastro Pub

Best Tea Room/Café

Customer Care for Service/Front of House

Best Newcomer

Best Oriental Restaurant

Best Indian Restaurant

Best European Restaurant (including French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish and Greek)

Best Chef

Local Food Hero (achievements of local independent businesses who champion local food)

Best Venue

Best Special Event Caterer

There are four easy ways to nominate your favourite food and drink establishments. You can nominate by text, e-mail, phone or online and full details are included at the bottom of this article.

Once you’ve nominated your favourites, don’t forget to vote to ensure your chosen establishment becomes a category winner for the Stamford and Rutland region. Voting will open on Monday, July 23.

The Stamford and Rutland category winners will be announced in mid-September and voting will then reopen, where they will compete against the winners from four other regions (Grantham/Melton/Peterborough/Lincolnshire).

The overall East Midlands Food and Drink winners will be announced at the grand final event at Greetham Valley Hotel, Golf and Conference Centre on Sunday, October 28, hosted by celebrity chef Aldo Zilli.

So what are you waiting for? Nominate your favourite food and drink businesses or individuals or for further details, please contact Linda on 01476 562291.

E-mail - Send your nomination to linda.pritchard@jpress.co.uk. Please include the category, name of the establishment or individual followed by the town.

Phone - Call Linda on 01476 562291 with your nominations.

Text and online - Simply visit www.emfoodanddrinkawards.co.uk for further information on how to nominate by text or online.