Highly Commended in Nichols Award 2022

We are delighted to have been named Highly Commended in The Nichols Award 2022The Nichols Group is an independent company of…

Tuesday, 13th September 2022

Spotlight on Women Head Chefs and Restaurateurs in National Restaurant Awards 2022

Hundreds of votes from chefs, food writers, editors, top industry suppliers and critics were counted to reveal the country’s best restaurants. This year’s Estrella Damm List of Top 100 Restaurants shows a number of inspiring women running award-winning restaurants including the restaurant which took the top slot Ynyshir run by Amelia Eiríksson and her head chef partner, Gareth Ward.

Tuesday, 14th June 2022

Lorna McNee recognised in global culinary awards, La Liste, as new talent to watch

Lorna McNee, head chef of Cail Bruich has been recognised by internationally renowned industry awards La Liste under the ‘new talents of the year’ category. Lorna is the only British chef to be given this accolade and features alongside some of the UK’s leading restaurant names including L’Enclume and Core, who were included in La Liste’s Top 1000 restaurants in the world.

Tuesday, 7th December 2021

Calling all Bakers: Enter the Tiptree World Bread Awards

Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food is not being defeated by the restrictions imposed due to coronavirus. In a special edition for 2020, the Awards will be recognising the people behind the loaf, the bakers, millers, farmers and all others closely involved.

Tuesday, 18th August 2020

Good news story: Award-winning baker keeps baking to feed her local community

Felicity Durwyn owns an award winning bakery, Filbert’s Bakery, in Lancaster. Her commitment to her community and baking delicious bread…

Saturday, 4th April 2020

Winners of The Caroline Walker Trust Awards 2019

The Caroline Walker Trust Awards showcase the passion, courage and conviction of those who work to improve the quality of our food and nation’s health. The winners of the 2019 awards were announced on 12th November and we were delighted to see so many innovative women amongst the nominees, many of whom are challenging the status quo in the field of nutrition and public health.

Saturday, 16th November 2019

Saliha Mahmood Ahmed, Claudia Roden and Jess’s Ladies Organic Farm among the winners at 2019 Observer Food Monthly Awards

The winners of the annual Observer Food Monthly Awards were announced on 17th October 2019.  Celebrating the best in food and drink, the awards are voted for by both readers and a panel of judges. Hosted by Nigella Lawson and Jay Rayner 17 awards were presented at The Freemasons Hall in London. Discover some of the amazing women who picked up accolades. 

Friday, 18th October 2019

Finalists in the Food Made Good Awards 2019 are revealed

With diner demand for eating out with a minimal impact on the planet and at a time when the climate crisis is making headlines like never before, the finalists for Food Made Good Awards 2019 have been revealed. The awards recognise the restaurants, foodservice businesses and people whose accomplishments have driven progress in the industry and demonstrate that all food can be made delicious, ethical and sustainable.  45 finalists who are making a difference in the food industry are on the shortlist for this year’s awards run by The Sustainable Restaurant Association.

Monday, 14th October 2019

Lessons learnt from Anishya Kumar – Businesswoman of the Year in the British Indian Awards 2019

On July 26 Anishya Kumar of Zinda Foods won Businesswoman of the Year at the British Indian Awards 2019. We were delighted to hear this news, as our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, had interviewed her for our very first Female Food Founders series in May. We returned to her AirWrap factory in West Drayton to find out more about what we could learn from her win and what motivates her.

Monday, 5th August 2019

The Guild of Food Writers Award Winners 2019

The UK’s biggest food book, writing and media awards took place on 27 June 2019 as the Guild of Food Writers Awards Ceremony and Party celebrated all that was great in food writing and media. Guild president Orlando Murrin and vice-president Felicity Cloake were the presenters and our co-founder Mecca Ibrahim (who has recently become a member of The Guild) was delighted to attend. Here’s her report of the night with a summary of which women did exceptionally well.

Friday, 28th June 2019

Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced

It’s one of the most eagerly awaited dates in the food writing & broadcasting calendar.  Recognising excellence in food and drink writing, broadcasting and photography, for seven years, Fortnum and Mason have championed those who  help others enjoy, explore, experiment and discover more about food and drink, through their writing, photography and commentary.

Thursday, 11th April 2019

Celebrating Migrateful: A Joyful Chef Migrant Initiative

As Refugee Week looms (19th-25th June 2023) Ambassador of Women In the Food Industry, Antonia Lloyd, takes us behind the scenes at award-winning charity and social enterprise Migrateful that supports asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in their journey to integration through cookery classes.

Tuesday, 30th May 2023

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