The winners have been announced for the Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2018! Celebrations were in full flow on Wednesday 7 February as the Sussex Food & Drink Awards revealed the county’s top food and drink producers for 2018 at the Amex Community Stadium in Brighton.
Along with our friends, Danny Pike of BBC Sussex and actress Julie Graham, representing the charity Chestnut Tree House, plus 400 fabulous Sussex foodies we celebrated at our glittering 12th awards ceremony.
Sussex Food & Drink Awards is the only awards in the county created to support and boost local farmers, food and drink producers and the outlets which serve and sell their superb local fare. Thank you to everyone who has been involved in this year’s awards and stay tuned for more about 2019’s competition!
Renowned as the Sussex foodie event of the year the 2018 Sussex Food & Drink Awards Banquet was held on Wednesday 7th February 2018 at the Amex. Hosted by Danny Pike from BBC Sussex, and actress Julie Graham, this black tie event included a wonderful ‘Sussex bubbly and ale reception’, with Harveys Ale, Carr Taylor sparkling wine, Wobblegate apple juice and Brighton Gin accompanied by delicious canapés from The Naked Food Company.
This was followed by a stunning seven-course banquet created by stadium caterers Sodexo Prestige, using the very best local and seasonal ingredients supplied by Lighthouse Bakery, Real Patisserie, Bookham & Harrison, Southview Farm Dairy, Hoads Farm, Veasey & Sons Fishmongers, Plumpton College, R P Meats (Wholesale), T G Fruits, The Cheese Man, Deerview Fine Foods, Just Brownies, The Raw Chocolate Company, South Downs Water Co Ltd and Edgcumbes Coffee Roasters and Tea Blenders.
More information about our 2019 banquet will be available soon. For information about becoming a sponsor please contact firstname.lastname@example.org