MFDF11 Awards: Winners

Back in August I gave a preview to the Manchester Food and Drink Awards 2011. The winners were announced this month with a couple of notable headlines:

It’s the fourth time in the last five years that Ramsons and Aumbry have been honoured with awards.
For the third year running a Retailer based in Chorlton has picked up the best Food and Drink accolade.
The chocolate café is also a repeat winner after being recognised as the best family friendly venue in 2010, it now wins the prize for best coffee shop.

I guess some things never change.

Here’s the full list of winners:

• Restaurant of the Year –
Ramsons, Market Place, Ramsbottom

• Chef of the Year –
Laurence Tottingham and Mary-Ellen McTague for Aumbry, Prestwich

• Pub of the Year –
The Parlour, Beech Road, Chorlton

• Bar of the Year –
Electrik, Wilbraham Road, Chorlton

• Newcomer of the Year –
Cicchetti, King Street West, Manchester

• Best Coffee Shop –
The Chocolate Cafe, Bolton Street, Ramsbottom

• Best Food and Drink Retail Outlet –
WH Frosts Butchers, Chorlton Place, Chorlton

• Best Wine List –
Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant, New Cathedral Street, Manchester

• Best Family Friendly Venue –
Croma restaurants

• Manchester Food Hero Award –
Katie Brunt and Gastroclub

• Truly Good Food Award –
Shlurp, Brazenouse House, Manchester

• The Howard and Ruth Award for Outstanding Achievement –
Dimitri Griliopoulos

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About shaungibbo

I live in Chorlton, South Manchester and work for an Environmental Support company called ENWORKS. Graduated from Sheffield University with BA(Hons) in Economics & Geography.
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2 Responses to MFDF11 Awards: Winners

  1. Julie says:

    The Chocolate Cafe… I’m intrigued ! Ever been there yourself, S?

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