SUSSEX FOOD AND DRINK HEROES CELEBRATE SUCCESS

Celebrations were in full flow on Wednesday 1 February as the Sussex Food & Drink Awards revealed the county’s top food and drink producers for 2017, all hailed as local heroes as they received their winning trophies at the Amex Community Stadium in Brighton. Hosted by awards patron, Sally Gunnell OBE DL and Danny Pike of…

SUSSEX FOOD & DRINK GRAND FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The Grand Finalists in Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017 were revealed today following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record of 13,000 public votes. These inspirational Sussex food and drink heroes can now look forward to an exciting night of celebrations at ‘the Sussex Foodie event of the year’, the spectacular Sussex…

SIZZLING COOK OFF DECIDES SUSSEX YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR

Local Sussex ingredients were showcased at their best in the autumn menus of six superb young Sussex chefs who took part in a sizzling ‘MasterChef’ style cook off at the Amex Stadium in Brighton yesterday [Thursday 27 October]. The heat was turned up and the competition was fierce to decide the winner of the coveted…

SUSSEX STREET FOOD GRAND FINALISTS REVEALED IN HORSHAM

Three Sussex Street Food vendors were announced as Grand Finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017 at a special event held at the Carfax in Horsham yesterday [23 October], which attracted thousands of food lovers. Garlic Wood Farm from Steyning, Jah Jyot Punjabi Street Food from Henfield and The Pig & Jacket from…

SUPERB SIX COMPETE FOR SUSSEX YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR

Six of the best young chefs in Sussex have been announced this week to compete in a ‘MasterChef’ style cook off at the Amex Stadium in Brighton on Thursday 27 October.  This final round will decide who wins the hotly contended title of Sussex Young Chef of the Year, sponsored by Sodexo Prestige, as part…

SEEKING SUPERB SUSSEX FARMERS, YOUNG CHEFS, NEWCOMERS AND STREET FOOD

The Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 team are seeking the best Sussex street food vendors, new food businesses, farmers and young chefs before online nominations close in just over a month on 8 September at www.sussexfoodawards.biz Paula Seager, co-director of Natural Partnerships CIC, who run the awards said, “Summer is here and we are…

CELEBRATE THE COLOURS OF AUTUMN AT ARDINGLY SHOWGROUND

Terrier racing, clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing, falconry, blacksmithing, bread making, scarecrow making (they are only little ones – so not quite building), archery, gundog scurries and dog agility are all available for people to try out at this year’s Autumn Show & Game Fair taking place at the South of England Showground in Ardingly…

TIME TO GET VOTING FOR SUSSEX FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS

Celebrations were enjoyed on 4 July as over a hundred Sussex food and drink business leaders gathered at the Sussex Food and Drink Awards’ Big Reveal event held at Ridgeview Wine Estate in Ditchling to hear the 60 finalists announced in six out of the ten categories this year. Ridgeview’s beautiful vineyard and winery, which…

10,000 PEOPLE GIVE THEIR SUPPORT TO SOUTH DOWNS FOOD

Almost 10,000 people have signed up to discover local food and drink in the first year of SouthDownsFood.org, an online directory set up to support local businesses. Many other local residents and tourists are regularly using the site to search for and find local food and drink producers and the shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes…