#GFCAwards2017 shortlist revealed

Your votes – 1,400 of them – have been counted. Here’s the #GFCAwards2017 shortlist…

Producer category

Redhill Farm Free Range Pork, Gainsborough, Lincs
Hambleton Bakery, Exton, Rutland
Harker’s Farm Shop, Clipston on the Wolds, Notts
Freshly Spiced, Nottingham
Yorkshire Dama Cheese, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

Pub/restaurant/café category
Hambleton Hall, Hambleton, Rutland
The Royal Oak, Evesham, Worcs
The Bewicke Arms, Hallaton, Leics
Nourish at No 44, Belper, Derbys
Kavanagh’s Tea Room, Oakham, Rutland

Shop category
Farndon Fields Farm Shop, Market Harborough, Leics
Christopher James Deli, Leicester
Waterloo Cottage Farm, Great Oxendon, Northants
Bulwick Village Shop, Bulwick, Northants
Welbeck Farm Shop, Welbeck Estate, Notts

Street-food category
The Garage Bakehouse, Market Harborough, Leics
Nanna Mexico, Cambridge
Homeboys, Nottingham
Vivia Crump at Southbank Market, Rutland & London
Steak & Honour, Cambridge

Food-and-drink experience category
45 West Gin School, Nanpantan, Leics
Hobby Cooks, Northampton
The School of Artisan Food, Welbeck, Notts
The Bristol Food Tour, Bristol
Seasoned Cookery School, Catton Hall, Derbyshire

Congratulations to all. A judging process now commences to find the overall winners in each category. Winners will be revealed on Wednesday October 4

The author:

Matt lives in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. He is passionate about the independent food & drink sector and founded Great Food Club in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town.