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Almost 400 people packed in to the Pavilion at Chester Racecourse to find out the winners of the 2016 Taste Cheshire Awards on the 30th March. Over 30,000 votes were cast by the public and the final four nominations in each category were mystery dined or shopped by industry experts to award Gold Silver and Bronze in each of the categories. Taste Cheshire General Manager Lisa Edwards said “This was an incredible array of Cheshire talent and we are proud to be promoting the true “Taste of Cheshire ” through these industry important awards. I know of no other county awards were over 30,000 votes are cast and this truly is a triumph of customer recognition by all our nominees, not just the winners”


DSC_0046The winners are

Best use of Local Produce in a Menu – sponsored by Taste Cheshire

1539- Chester Racecourse –  Bronze Award

Chefs Table – Silver Award

The Chesterfields – Gold Award


DSC_0053Best Pork Sausage – Sponsored by The NOW Food Centre

Winner – Edge Butchers

Best Flavoured Sausage – Sponsored by The NOW Food Centre

Winner – Cottam Foods


DSC_0065Best Sandwich Shop sponsored by  Trinity Mirror

Spoilt for Choice – Handbridge – Bronze Award

Deli Vert – Hoole – Silver Award

Bloom – Nantwich – Gold Award


DSC_0078Excellence in Customer Service – sponsored by  Deliveroo

Chesterfields – Mickle Trafford  – Bronze Award

H E Coward – Frodsham- Silver Award

Urbano 32 – Chester – Gold Award



DSC_0084Best Family Friendly Venue  sponsored by LDF

The Ring of Bells – Christleton – Bronze Award

The Millstone – Penyfford – Silver Award

Hickory’s Smokehouse – Chester – Gold Award


DSC_0095Best Café  sponsored by Marketing Cheshire

Jaunty Goat – Chester – Bronze Award

Enzo – Nantwich – Silver Award

Dormouse Tea Rooms – Daresbury – Gold Award


DSC_0101Best Local Produce Shop sponsored by Made in Cheshire

H E Coward – Frodsham – Bronze Award

Hall Farm Shop – Alsager – Silver Award

The Hollies – Little Budworth –  Gold Award


DSC_0112Best Bar  sponsored by Dee 106.3

Bar Lounge – Chester – Bronze Award

Liquor & Co – Chester – Silver Award

The Suburbs – Hoole – Gold Award


DSC_0126Best Delicatessen  sponsored by Liquor and Co.

Define – Sandiway – Bronze Award

Deli Vert – Hoole – Silver Award

Whitmore and White – Frodsham – Gold Award


DSC_0134 (1)Best Pub sponsored by Menu Venu  

The Rising Sun – Scholar Green – Bronze Award

The Faulkner – Chester – Silver Award

The Coach House – Chester – Gold Award


DSC_0146Best Newcomer  sponsored by We Love Cheshire

The Ship Inn – Handbridge – Bronze Award

At the Hollows – Hoole – Silver Award

Cornichon – The Gunnery – Tarvin – Gold Award


DSC_0157Best Small Restaurant   sponsored by Easy Pre-Order

The Yard – Chester – Bronze Award

Sticky Walnut – Hoole – Silver Award

Chefs Table – Chester- Gold Award


DSC_0175Best Large Restaurant  sponsored by Allington Hughes Law

Lukes Kitchen – Chester – Bronze Award

Hickory’s  – Chester – Silver Award

Cock O Barton – Farndon – Gold Award



CH1Chester BID Sous Chef Challenge

Winner : Mike Hodges – Upstairs at the Grill


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