TV presenter Claire Smith to host 2012 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards

PUBLISHED: 17:48 11 July 2012 | UPDATED: 21:37 20 February 2013

TV presenter Claire Smith to host 2012 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards

TV presenter Claire Smith to host 2012 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards

The region's most prestigious food, drink and hospitality awards has a glamorous presenter lined up for the big night

TV presenter Claire Smith will be the host of the 2012 Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards night at the Midland Hotel, Manchester.


The Chester-based broadcaster has been to most corners of the world as a travel journalist and presenter for Sky Travel, CNN and the Travel Channel but she is looking forward to this engagement a little closer to home.

The glamorous black tie awards night at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, on October 29th, sees the cream of the regions hospitality industry gather together for the presentation of the TV presenter Claire Smith will host the Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life Food and Drink Awards coveted awards. Guests will enjoy a superb four-course dinner, created by the Midlands top class chefs from the finest locally-sourced ingredients.

Claire, said: Im really looking forward to this stylish and very lively occasion. I know how important these awards are to the regions restaurateurs, hoteliers and food producers and Im delighted to be involved. It will be a great occasion, Im sure.

Our panel of independent judges is currently busy drawing up a shortlist of the best and most innovative contenders for each category of the awards.

The accolades cover the entire North-West region and go as far as the Lake District and North Wales.


Join the celebrations

We would like to invite readers to the awards dinner to show your appreciation for what is genuinely some of the finest talent to be found not just in the region but the country.

Tickets for the Awards evening are now available to buy. Places are limited so please reserve your tickets immediately to avoid disappointment.

Individual tickets are 65 each plus VAT. The price includes a champagne reception, a 4 course dinner with wine.

Please call Linda Chase to book your tickets on 0161 928 0333 or email - linda.chase@archant.co.uk. We would love to see you there.

The 2012 categories:

North West Food Hero of the Year

Cheshire Life Hotel of the Year

Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year

Lake District Hotel of the Year

North Wales Hospitality/Dining Excellence of the Year

Cheshire Life Restaurant of the Year

Lancashire Life Restaurant of the Year

Cheshire Life Dining pub of the Year

Lancashire Life Dining Pub of the Year

Lake District Dining Pub/Restaurant

Cheshire Life Food Producer of the Year

Lancashire Life Food Producer of the Year

Manchester Restaurant of the Year

Liverpool Restaurant of the Year



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