On Monday 6th February we made our way up to The Yeo Valley HQ near Bristol for the prestigious 2017 Food Magazine Awards. We were thrilled to have made the Final 4 in “Best Streetfood” Category, in the company of a couple of our favourite Cornish streetfood traders: Craftworks Kitchen and Beautiful & The Feast!
At this point we want to say a big thank you to everyone who voted for us to make the final 4, getting recognition from the our customers and the public is fantastic, and we headed to Bristol determined to have a lovely evening, but not expecting to win!
We won! During a delicious meal, where each course was nicely paired with a lovely Sharps Beer the awards were dished out, and hearing our name being called was one of the nicest moments we have experienced since setting up The Shellfish Pig 2.5 years ago! A HUGE thanks again to everyone who took the time to vote for us and also to everyone who has since contacted us to say well done, we really appreciate the support!
It was a successful night for Cornwall in general, proving what we (and everyone else in Cornwall) knows; that this county has the best produce and the best food in the UK! You can read more about all the other winners in this lovely article written by Lee Trewhela.
Here are all the winners:
- Rock Salt Cafe, Plymouth – Best Restaurant
- The Queensbury, Bath – Best Foodie Hotel
- Scott Paton, Boringdon Hall Hotel – Best Chef
- Pete Sanchez-Iglesias, Casamia – Local Food Hero
- Jack in the Green, Rockbeare – Best Foodie Pub
- Exploding Bakery, Exeter – Best Cafe
- Sharp’s Doombar – Best Drink
- Roddas Cornish Cream – Best Foodie Product
- Great Cornish Food Store, Truro – Best Indie Food Retailer
- The Shellfish Pig – Best Street Food
- Trevaskis Farm, Hayle – Best Farm Shop, and
- Sore Mill Cove, Devon – Best Wine List.