CHESTERFIELD: Winners of town’s first food and drink awards

Excellent eateries, creative chefs and the finest food producers received their just desserts at Chesterfield’s first food and drinks awards.

Celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott did the honours by presenting 11 trophies at a black tie dinner in Chesterfield College.

The first Destination Chesterfield Food & Drink awards, held at Chesterfield College and presented by Ainsley Harriott.

The first Destination Chesterfield Food & Drink awards, held at Chesterfield College and presented by Ainsley Harriott.

Calabria restaurant swept the board winning restaurant of the year, chef of the year and best customer service.

Peak Edge Hotel were awarded young chef of the year and best out of town honours.

The full list of awards were:

Restaurant of the year - Calabria

Chesterfield food hero - W. Ayres fruit and veg

Chef of the year - Nicholas McNerney of Calabria

Food producer of the year - Teresa Lambarelli’s

Best customer service - Calabria

Chesterfield’s best newcomer - The Andalusian

Pub/bar of the year - Tramway Tavern

Young chef of the year - Ryan Lee of Peak Edge HOtel

Gastro pub of the year - Barca bar at Casa Hotel

Best out of town - Peak Edge Hotel

Cafe/tea room of the year - Stephenson’s coffee and tea house