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Below is the nomination criteria for the 2016 Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards. Click on ‘More information’ to find further details of each category.

Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Lucia Wine Bar and Grill

Nominate a restaurant in Yorkshire which offers the best dining experience including food, décor and service.

Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by Hatfields

Nominate a Yorkshire based hotel that offers outstanding accommodation, fantastic facilities and food plus amazing customer service.

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Dining Pub of the Year

Nominate your favourite dining pub in Yorkshire for their fantastic menu, atmosphere and service.

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Independent Retailer of the Year

Nominate your favourite deli, baker or food retailer who you think deserves this accolade.

Food or Drink Product of the Year

Sponsored by Rural Crafts Association

Nominate your favourite food or drink product – whether made by a Yorkshire farmer, producer, retailer or manufacturer.

Food Hero of the Year

Sponsored by Alevere Therapy

This person will have made a lasting contribution to the food and drink community.

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Family Dining Award of the Year

Nominate your favourite pub in Yorkshire. It should serve good beer, great food and give guests a warm welcome.

Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Slingsby Gin, Slingsby Gin

Open to anyone who started a restaurant, hotel, pub or café within the last 18 months in Yorkshire.

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Outstanding Customer Service Award

Nominate your favourite drink – whether made by a Yorkshire farmer, producer, retailer or manufacturer.

Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Total Foodservice

Someone who has devoted themselves to the cause of serving the best possible food within the region.

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Farm Shop of the Year

Nominate a farm shop that you think offers value for money, a great selection of local products and brilliant customer service.

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Tea Room/Coffee Shop of the Year

Who serves the best tea or coffee and the nicest cakes or the best scones