Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards 2010 - the winners revealed

PUBLISHED: 14:42 27 October 2010 | UPDATED: 18:05 20 February 2013

Food and Drink Awards

Food and Drink Awards

The cheers echoed through the corridors of Manchester's Midland Hotel as the winners of the Lancashire Life Food & Drink Awards were announced last night.

The cheers echoed through the corridors of Manchesters Midland Hotel as the winners of the Lancashire Life Food & Drink Awards were announced last night.

The prestigious annual event celebrated the countys finest hotels, dining pubs, restaurants, food producers and chefs in Lancashire and the Lake District.

Around 300 people filled the Alexandra Suite for the gala evening as Granada Reports presenter Lucy Meacock and food and drink writer, Ray King handed out the awards to the best people in fine dining and hospitality.

There were 14 categories with the winners chosen by a panel of independent judges, including Lancashire Life editor Roger Borrell, Cheshire Life editor, Louise Taylor Lancashire Lifes cookery editor Philippa James, highly regarded food consultant Rosemary Watts, Trevor Stone, who headed the AstraZeneca catering operation and Ray King.

The winners were presented with the coveted Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards plaques to display. But no one left empty handed as of those shortlisted also took home commemorative plates.

A raffle, with prizes including a holiday to the Maldives and a helicopter flight, also raised a massive 3,500 for one of Europes leading cancer centres, The Christie, in Manchester.



There will be full coverage and a selection of photos of the awards in the December issue of Lancashire Life. Scroll down to view all the photos


Lancashire Dining Pub of the Year
Sponsored by Wellocks

The Black Bull, Rimington

Lake District Dining Pub/Restaurant of the Year
Sponsored by Villeroy & Boch

The Masons Arms, Cartmel Fell

Lancashire Hotel of the Year
Sponsored by LT Print

The Gibbon Bridge Hotel, Chipping

Lake District Hotel of the Year
Sponsored by MSP

The Wild Boar, Crook

City Restaurant of the Year - Liverpool
Sponsored by R Noone and Sons

Lunya, Liverpool

City Restaurant of the Year Manchester
Sponsored by R Noone and Sons

Rosso, Manchester

Lancashire Restaurant of the Year
Sponsored by Wellocks

Aumbry, Prestwich

Lancashire Food Hero of the Year
Sponsored by Robinsons Brewery

Johnson and Swarbrick, Goosnargh

North West Chef of the Year
Sponsored by Robinsons Brewery

Lisa Allen, Northcote

View all the nominations and videos

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