Congratulations to all our 2015 Winners and Finalists …

 

Best Hotel Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by National Westchem

Winner – THE PIG on the Beach, Studland

Highly Commended – Harbour Heights Hotel, Sandbanks

Highly Commended – La Fosse, Cranborne

 

Best Restaurant / Dining Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Farrow & Ball

Winner – Brassica Restaurant, Beaminster

Highly Commended – Al Molo, Weymouth

Highly Commended – No 9 Restaurant, Wimborne Minster

 

Best Dorset Sunday Roast of the Year

Sponsored by Furleigh Estate

Winner – The White Post, Rimpton

Highly Commended – Custom House, Poole

Highly Commended – Haddon House Hotel, Bridport

 

Best Tearoom / Coffee Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Dorset Tea

Winner – The Courtyard Tea Rooms, Poole

Highly Commended – Oliver’s, Sherborne

Highly Commended – The Little Teapot, Poole

 

Best Drinks Product of the Year

Sponsored by Beales Gourmet

Winner – Conker Spirit, Christchurch

Highly Commended – Black Cow Vodka, Childhay

Highly Commended – Cerne Abbas Brewery, Cerne Abbas

 

Best Farmers’ Market of the Year

Sponsored by Dorset Food & Drink

Winner – Bridport Farmers’ Market

Highly Commended – Dorchester Farmers’ Market

Highly Commended – Sherborne Farmers’ Market

 

Best Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Talbot Heath

Winner – Mark Hartstone, La Fosse, Cranborne

Highly Commended – Brett Sutton, The White Post, Rimpton

Highly Commended – Cass Titcombe, Brassica, Beaminster

 

Best Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Pengillys

Winner – Crab Apple Catering, Swanage

Highly Commended – Cake by Sadie Smith, Wimborne

Highly Commended – Jurassic Spring, Weymouth

 

Best Family Friendly Dining Experience

Sponsored by Kitchencraft

Winner – Soulshine Café, Bridport

Highly Commended – Tamburino Gold, Sherborne

Highly Commended – The Village Inn, Swanage

 

Best Gastro Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Orchard Park

Winner – The White Post, Rimpton

Highly Commended – The Kings Arms, Portesham

Highly Commended – The Wise Man, West Stafford

 

Best Butcher / Meat Producer of the Year

Sponsored by Fiona Penny at Sunflowers

Winner – Chris Watson Family Butchers, Christchurch

Highly Commended – Peter Treble Butchers, Bournemouth

Highly Commended – RJ Balson & Son, Bridport

 

Best Food Product / Producer of the Year

Sponsored by Bournemouth University

Winner – Chococo, Swanage

Highly Commended – From Dorset with Love, Milton Abbas

Highly Commended – South West Garlic Farm, North Chideock

 

Best Independent Food Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Ford Farm

Winner – Winfrith Village Stores, Winfrith Newburgh

Highly Commended – Symondsbury Store, Symondsbury

Highly Commended – The Fridge, Dorchester

 

2015 Food & Farming Hero

James Cossins