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Nominations are open for the prestigious awards which celebrate the South West’s best fine-dining talent

After a hugely successful virtual ceremony in 2021, the Trencherman’s Awards are back with a bang for 2022 with a lavish IRL ceremony at The Alverton Hotel in Truro. Voting is now open and the public is encouraged to get behind their favourite Trencherman’s chefs, restaurants, hotels, dining pubs and front of house teams.

Voters will be able to nominate their favourite Trencherman’s venues, chefs and teams in the following categories:

Best Trencherman’s Restaurant (sponsored by Total Produce)

Best Trencherman’s Chef (sponsored by Hallgarten & Novum)

Best Trencherman’s Hotel

Best Trencherman’s Pub

Best Bar List

Best Front of House Team

Best Newcomer

Award for Creativity & Innovation (sponsored by Sharp’s Brewery)

Award for Special Contribution (sponsored by PKF Francis Clark)

The first round of voting will close on January 3, 2022. On January 5, a shortlist for each category will be revealed and readers will be invited to vote for their favourites in each category. The second round of voting closes on January 19. The finalists will be revealed on January 21 and invited to a luxe Trencherman’s Awards ceremony at The Alverton Hotel in Truro on March 7.

The Trencherman’s Awards celebrate the crème de la crème of South West culinary talent: previous winners include Jude Kereama (Kota), Rick Stein (Rick Stein Restaurants), Robin Hudson (The Pig) and Peter Sanchez-Iglesias (Casamia).

For 29 years the Trencherman’s Guide has revealed the most notable dining experiences from Cornwall to the Cotswolds. Each restaurant exceeds formidable criteria to be included, so is a passport to incredible feasting in the UK’s most significant gastronomic region. Not got the latest guide? Order yours here.

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