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Meet the 2016 Devon Life Food and Drink Awards Sponsors

PUBLISHED: 16:30 15 July 2016 | UPDATED: 10:18 20 July 2016

Headline Sponsor Michael Dart from Dart’s Farm

Headline Sponsor Michael Dart from Dart’s Farm

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Meet the 2016 Devon Life Food and Drink Awards Sponsors including a conversation with headline sponsor Michael Dart

Headline Sponsors:

Darts FarmDarts Farm

Michael Dart - Director at Darts Farm

What is your favourite local product? Mike’s Smokehouse Manuka smoked salmon pate

Describe your perfect Sunday in Devon. Breakfast at Darts Farm with the family, a trip out on the boat on the River Exe, a picnic at Dawlish Warren followed by hot chocolate and chocolate tiffin at Turf Locks Hotel.

Favourite dish to cook at home: Ruby Red dry aged ribeye steak with roasted vegetables, dauphinoise potatoes and purple sprouting from our fields

What do we like about being involved in the awards? We always love to meet up with our favourite local food and drink producers and always meet one or two newbies!

Devon Life are proud to host the 2016 Devon Life Food and Drink Awards in association with Darts Farm. Find out more about Darts Farm at http://foodawards.devonlife.co.uk/sponsor/darts-farm/

Category Sponsors:

Lyme Bay WineryLyme Bay Winery

LYME BAY WINERY

Sponsoring BEST DRINKS PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Lyme Bay Winery, UK’s market-leading artisan producer of unique, award-winning ciders, fruit wines and fruit

Otter NurseriesOtter Nurseries

OTTER NURSERIES

Sponsoring BEST FOOD EVENT OF THE YEAR

Otter Nurseries is a family-run garden centre business celebrating the best of gardening, home and leisure.

MichelmoresMichelmores

MICHELMORES

Sponsoring BEST FOOD PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Michelmores is a Top 100 UK law firm with offices in Exeter, Bristol and London.

RecocoRecoco

RECOCO PROPERTY SEARCH

Sponsoring BEST TEAROOM / COFFEE SHOP OF THE YEAR

Since 1999, we’ve independently advised individuals buying fine property in some of the most beautiful locations in England.

Savills Estate Agents & LettingsSavills Estate Agents & Lettings

SAVILLS

Sponsoring BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Our team at Savills understand some of these pressures and they know the role property plays at the heart of any hotel or leisure based business.

FSB - Experts in BusinessFSB - Experts in Business

THE FEDERATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES

Sponsoring BEST NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms.

Pyne & LyonPyne & Lyon

PYNE & LYON

Sponsoring BEST GASTRO PUB OF THE YEAR

Pyne & Lyon is a boutique property consultancy based in Exeter - offering something unique and very different.

PotsburysPotsburys

POTBURYS

Sponsoring BEST INDEPENDENT FOOD SHOP OF THE YEAR

Sidmouth-based Potburys is an independent, family-owned business that has been firmly rooted in East Devon for over 150 years.

National WestchemNational Westchem

NATIONAL WESTCHEM

Sponsoring BEST RESTAURANT / DINING EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR

National Westchem is the largest privately owned detergent company in the South West. We offer a wide range of unique detergents and control systems to the hospitality and care sectors.

Event Partners

Stage EngageStage Engage

STAGE ENGAGE

Turn your event ideas into real life results with Stage Engage, be it a corporate event, conference, wedding, private function or live theatre performance.

Cotswold TVCotswold TV

COTSWOLD TV

Cotswold TV has a calm, informed and gentle approach to creating video to ensure we get the best out of you and your project.

SANDY PARK

Sandy ParkSandy Park

Exeter’s award winning Conference & Banqueting Centre & home to Devon’s Premiership rugby team, the Exeter Chiefs.

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