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2012 Devon Life Food & Drink Awards - Winners Announced

PUBLISHED: 22:54 01 November 2012 | UPDATED: 22:16 20 February 2013

Jason Turton and Mark Bellamy-Cooper (The Huntsman Inn) with Amanda Randell (Amanda Randell Master Florist)

Jason Turton and Mark Bellamy-Cooper (The Huntsman Inn) with Amanda Randell (Amanda Randell Master Florist)

Devon Life is proud and delighted to announce the winners of the ninth annual Devon Life Food & Drink Awards. The glittering black tie event, held at Exeter's Sandy Park, honours the finest food and drink producers in Devon.

2012 Devon Life Food & Drink Awards - Winners Announced


Devon Life is proud and delighted to announce the winners of the ninth annual Devon Life Food & Drink Awards. The glittering black tie event, held at Exeters Sandy Park, honours the finest food and drink producers in Devon.

Congratulations to all our winners and finalists, thanks to our sponsors and our host for the evening Judi Spiers, to our guest speaker Michael Dart and to you, our readers for all your votes!

The 2012 winners


Best Restaurant of the Year

Rodean Restaurant, Kenton

Sponsored by

Arbuthnot Latham

Best New Enterprise / Innovation of the Year

Vagabonds Milkshake Bar, Crediton

Sponsored by

FSB

Best Independent Food Shop of the Year

Hallwood Farm Shop, Okehampton

Sponsored by

Burts Potato Chips

Best Community Pub of the Year

Tom Cobley Tavern, Spreyton

Sponsored by

Pangaea TV

Best Farmers Market of the Year

Totnes Good Food Sunday Market

Sponsored by

Chapter Hotels

Best Food Producer of the Year

Shillingford Organics, Shillingford Abbot

Sponsored by

Waitrose

Best Fishmonger of the Year

Ivybridge Fish Company, Ivybridge

Sponsored by

Archant Life

Best Chef of the Year

Ben Bulger

The Magdalen Chapter, Exeter

Sponsored by

Stonehaven Care Group

Best Drinks Producer of the Year

Sandford Orchards, Crediton

Sponsored by

Ashfords Solicitors

Best Baker of the Year

Ella Artisan Baker, Ashburton

Sponsored by

Devon Life

Best Tearoom of the Year

Vintage Tea, Totnes

Sponsored by

Devon Life


Best Dining Pub of the Year

The Huntsman Inn, Ide

Sponsored by

Amanda Randell Master Florist

Best Butcher / Meat Producer of the Year

Veyseys, Cullompton

Sponsored by

Sandy Park

2012 School Food Award

St Peters Church of England Aided School, Exeter

Sponsored by

Fermoys Garden Centre

2012 Devon Food Hero

Guy Watson

Riverford Farm, Buckfastleigh

Sponsored by

The Hartnoll Hotel


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