Calling all Midlanders to support their local Farm Shop or Deli by voting for them as the Midlands best
The search is now on for the best Deli in the Midlands 2015
The Shows are once again teaming up with the BBC Good Food Senior Food Editor, Barney Desmazery, to scour the region for the Midlands’ hidden gems and calling on Midlands locals to nominate their favourites. This year, for the first time, delis can be voted for on Twitter and Instagram, and the deli with the most votes will be automatically shortlisted and visited by the judges. The winner will receive a stand at the BBC Good Food Show Winter at the NEC from 26 – 29 Nov.
Barney Desmazery, Senior Food Editor, BBC Good Food and judge for Midlands Best Deli 2015 says, “This is the fourth year we have run this competition and each year the competition just gets stronger and stronger – with more entries flooding in for 2014 than ever before we are expecting this year to see an even higher quality of nominations.”
Winner of last year, Ludlow Food Centre commented: “Winning the Midlands Best Deli in 2014 was such a great honour! Attending the Show gave us such a great platform to showcase our business to over 85,000 visitors. We wish all the delis good luck this year and we know this experienced and knowledgeable team will really scour out the best food haven in the area.”
Judges will be looking for the following:
- Range of international and local produce
- Quality of produce
- Knowledge of providence of produce
- Customer service
To nominate a local deli, visit bbcgoodfoodshowwinter.com/Midlandsbestdeli or to nominate on Twitter or Instagram by using #MBDNomination and mentioning @BBCGoodFoodShow – the deli with the highest number of votes will automatically be shortlisted .
Deadline for applications is 25 September and the winner will be announced on 23 October.
Judging panel will include:
Barney Desmazery – Senior Food Editor, BBC Good Food
Laura Biggs – Managing Director of BBC Good Food Shows
Katy Truss – Artisan Food Specialist, Fabulous Food Finds
BBC Good Food Show – Midlands Blogging Community
The Midlands regional boundaries include: