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2014 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards - the winners revealed

PUBLISHED: 01:44 28 October 2014 | UPDATED: 17:43 17 November 2014

2014 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards - Deansgate Hilton, Manchester

2014 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards - Deansgate Hilton, Manchester

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The winners were announced at a glittering ceremony at the Deansgate Hilton in Manchester

Cheshire Restaurant of the Year Restaurant Fraiche:    Photographed here is Jon Jones (Award Sponsor, Hunters Gin, right) with John Carr from Restaurant Fraiche and Claire MontgomeryCheshire Restaurant of the Year Restaurant Fraiche: Photographed here is Jon Jones (Award Sponsor, Hunters Gin, right) with John Carr from Restaurant Fraiche and Claire Montgomery

Cheshire Life Restaurant of the Year sponsored by Hunter’s Gin

Winner - Restaurant Fraiche, Oxton

Highly Commended - La Boheme, Heatley; Peckforton Castle, Peckforton

Lancashire Life Restaurant of the Year The Oyster and Otter;    Award sponsor Jason Jolley (right)  from Gleaming Fresh Clean and Claire Montgomery (left) with winners, Jonathan Parkinson, Ben Seekings, Joycelyn Neve and Antony ShirleyLancashire Life Restaurant of the Year The Oyster and Otter; Award sponsor Jason Jolley (right) from Gleaming Fresh Clean and Claire Montgomery (left) with winners, Jonathan Parkinson, Ben Seekings, Joycelyn Neve and Antony Shirley

 

Lancashire Life Restaurant of the Year sponsored by Gleaming Fresh Clean

Winner - The Oyster and Otter, Feniscowles

Highly Commended - Damson, Media City, Salford; Olive Tree Brasserie, Lytham St Annes

Cheshire Life Traditional Dining Pub The Yew Tree Inn,Bunbury; Rob McDiarmid, Nickki McDiarmid, Eleanore Carr, Myles Carr, Lindsay Cox and Jon Cox and sponsor Julian Stephenson  from StephensonCheshire Life Traditional Dining Pub The Yew Tree Inn,Bunbury; Rob McDiarmid, Nickki McDiarmid, Eleanore Carr, Myles Carr, Lindsay Cox and Jon Cox and sponsor Julian Stephenson from Stephenson

 

Cheshire Life Traditional Pub of the Year sponsored by Stephensons

Winner - Yew Tree Inn, Bunbury

Highly Commended - Badger Inn, Church Minshull; Leather’s Smithy, Langley

Lancashire Life Traditional Dining Pub Eagle and Child at Ramsbottom.  Claire Montgomery is here with Glen Duckett and Eve Townson and event organiser, Kate WilsonLancashire Life Traditional Dining Pub Eagle and Child at Ramsbottom. Claire Montgomery is here with Glen Duckett and Eve Townson and event organiser, Kate Wilson

 

Lancashire Life Traditional Pub of the Year sponsored by Fiddlers Crisps

Winner - Eagle and Child, Ramsbottom

Highly Commended - Birley Arms, Warton; The Pendle Inn, Barley

Cheshire Life Hotel of the Year De Vere Mottram HallCheshire Life Hotel of the Year De Vere Mottram Hall

 

Cheshire Life Hotel of the Year sponsored by Helers Cheese

Winner - Mottram Hall Hotel, Mottram-St-Andrew

Highly Commended - Oddfellows, Chester; Rookery Hall, Worleston

Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year: The team from The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village celebrate on stage with Claire Montgomery (left) and Teresa White of sponsors Total Foodservice (right)Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year: The team from The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village celebrate on stage with Claire Montgomery (left) and Teresa White of sponsors Total Foodservice (right)

 

Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year sponsored by Total Foods

Winner - SPA Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green

Highly Commended -Hipping Hall, Cowan Bridge; The Midland Hotel, Morecambe

North Wales Dining Excellence Plas Bodegroes:   Gunna Chown and Karen McConnell from Plas Bodegroes, Pwllheli. Photographed here with Award Sponsor, Rupert Worden from RFW Events and Claire MontgomeryNorth Wales Dining Excellence Plas Bodegroes: Gunna Chown and Karen McConnell from Plas Bodegroes, Pwllheli. Photographed here with Award Sponsor, Rupert Worden from RFW Events and Claire Montgomery

 

North Wales Dining Excellence Award sponsored by RFW

Winner - Plas Bodegroes, Pwllheli

Highly Commended - Seahorse, Llandudno; St Tudno Hotel, Llandudno

Manchester Restaurant  Mr Coopers, Midland Hotel:  Claire Montgomery with Fernando Marques, Gareth Jones and Chris Eigelaar from Mr Cooper's The Midland Hotel. Photographed here with Award Sponsor Marc Gough from Whitehouse CrockeryManchester Restaurant Mr Coopers, Midland Hotel: Claire Montgomery with Fernando Marques, Gareth Jones and Chris Eigelaar from Mr Cooper's The Midland Hotel. Photographed here with Award Sponsor Marc Gough from Whitehouse Crockery

 

Manchester Restaurant of the Year sponsored by WhiteHouse Crockery

Winner - Mr Cooper’s House & Garden, Midland Hotel

Highly Commended - Manchester House. Spinningfields; Neighbourhood, Spinningfields

Liverpool Restaurant  Spire:     Adam Locke and Matt Locke from Spire. Photographed here with Claire Montgomery and Award Sponsor, Katy Hanigan from Butlers Farmhouse CheesesLiverpool Restaurant Spire: Adam Locke and Matt Locke from Spire. Photographed here with Claire Montgomery and Award Sponsor, Katy Hanigan from Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses

 

Liverpool Restaurant of the Year sponsored by The Linen Group

Winner - Spire, Church Road

Highly Commended - Panoramic 34, Brook Street; Hanover Street Social, Hanover Street

Lakeland Dining Excellence Rothay Garden Hotel;   Adrian Kneenshaw and Hannah Fearnhead collect their award from sponsor, Stephen Williamson of sponsors, Lune Valley Smokehouse (right) with Claire Montgomery (left)Lakeland Dining Excellence Rothay Garden Hotel; Adrian Kneenshaw and Hannah Fearnhead collect their award from sponsor, Stephen Williamson of sponsors, Lune Valley Smokehouse (right) with Claire Montgomery (left)

 

Lakeland Dining Excellence Award sponsored by Lune Valley Smokehouse

Winner - Rothay Garden, Grasmere

Highly Commended - Fellinis, Ambleside; Old Stamp House, Ambleside

Lakeland Hotel of the Year Sharrow Bay: Claire Montgomery (left) with  Mark Teasdale, Eunice Whittaker and Oliver Smith from Sharrow Bay, Penrith. Photographed here with Christopher Greaves from H.Greaves and SonLakeland Hotel of the Year Sharrow Bay: Claire Montgomery (left) with Mark Teasdale, Eunice Whittaker and Oliver Smith from Sharrow Bay, Penrith. Photographed here with Christopher Greaves from H.Greaves and Son

 

Lakeland Hotel of the Year sponsored by H Greaves and Son

Winner - Sharrow Bay, Lake Ullswater

Highly Commended - Cedar Manor, Windermere; Rothay Garden, Grasmere

NW Afternoon Tea of the Year  Alderley Edge Hotel Hotel:   Claire Montgomery (left) with Ahmet Kurcer, Chris Holland and Jamie Thistleton and  Award Sponsor, Leah Saleem from the Linen GroupNW Afternoon Tea of the Year Alderley Edge Hotel Hotel: Claire Montgomery (left) with Ahmet Kurcer, Chris Holland and Jamie Thistleton and Award Sponsor, Leah Saleem from the Linen Group

 

North West Afternoon Tea of the Year sponsored by Butlers Cheese

Winner - Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge

Highly Commended - Ginger and Pickles, Nantwich; Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel, Windermere

Lancashire Life Food & Drink Hero of the Year Joycelyn Neve, The Seafood Pub Company, with Award Sponsor Chris Swallow from Creamline Dairies and Claire MontgomeryLancashire Life Food & Drink Hero of the Year Joycelyn Neve, The Seafood Pub Company, with Award Sponsor Chris Swallow from Creamline Dairies and Claire Montgomery

 

Lancashire Life Food Hero of the Year Creamlines Dairy

Winner - Jocelyn Neve, Seafood Pub Company

 

Cheshire Life Food and Drink Hero of the Year Martyn Weeks, Robinsons Brewery with Claire Montgomery and Laura Harrall of sponsors, Graycoat LumleysCheshire Life Food and Drink Hero of the Year Martyn Weeks, Robinsons Brewery with Claire Montgomery and Laura Harrall of sponsors, Graycoat Lumleys

 

Cheshire Life Food Hero of the Year Greycoats Lumley

Winner - Martyn Weeks, Robinson’s Brewery, Stockport

 

North West Chef of the Year Mary-Ellen McTague, Aumbry, with Claire Montgomery and  Oliver Robinson of Robinson's BreweryNorth West Chef of the Year Mary-Ellen McTague, Aumbry, with Claire Montgomery and Oliver Robinson of Robinson's Brewery

 

Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Chef of the Year sponsored by Robinsons

Winner - Mary-Ellem McTague, Aumbry

 

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