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Outstanding Customer Service

Service has to be just right — not lacking, but not intrusive either. We want

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Lancashire Life Family Dining of the Year

Judges of this category will be looking for a restaurant, café or pub which really

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Lancashire Life Food or Drink Product of the Year

Nominate your favourite food or drink product – whether made by a Lancashire farmer, producer,

Lancashire Life Restaurant with Rooms

Sponsored by Penningtons Tea and Coffee Ltd

Nominate a Lancashire or Lake District based Inn or restaurant which provides guests with high

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Lancashire Life Tearoom/Cafe of the Year

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

Lancashire Life Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Total Foodservice

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

Lancashire Life Food Hero of the Year

Sponsored by Better with Jam

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

Lake District Dining Excellence of the Year

Sponsored by Spirit of Harrogate

This establishment must showcase the finest food in The Lakes and can be a pub,

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Lancashire Life Independent Retailer of the Year

Nominate your favourite deli, farm shop, baker or food retailer who you think deserves this

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Lancashire Life Dining Pub of the Year

Nominate your favourite pub in Lancashire. It should serve good beer, great food and give

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Lancashire Life Restaurant of the Year

Nominate a restaurant in Lancashire which offers the best dining experience including food, décor and

Lancashire Life Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines

This category is open to anyone in the food or drink industry who has started