Chesterfield fish and chip restaurant named among best in the UK

A Chesterfield fish and chip restaurant has been named as one of the best in the UK.

Monday, 1st October 2018, 12:43 pm
Updated Monday, 1st October 2018, 1:47 pm
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The Seafish Industry Authority has ranked Chesters on Sheffield Road in the top 20 of fish and chip restaurants as part of the 2019 National Fish & Chip Awards.

The judging criteria includes menu development and innovation, responsible sourcing policies, staff training and development and marketing and promotional activity.

Shortlisted as semi-finalists, Chesters will now compete for a place in the final and the chance to take home the title of the ‘UK’s best fish and chip restaurant’.

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Judges will now make visits to each of the restaurants for mystery dining assessments to decide the top five.

Marcus Coleman, chief executive at Seafish, said: “The best Fish and Chip Restaurant category is a celebration of the highest quality fish and chip restaurant dining experiences in the UK. The industry is perhaps better known for its take away shops; however this category rewards the restaurants that are serving delicious fish and chips as a core menu offering, providing customers with not only a delicious portion of fish and chips, but an excellent dining experience. We have 20 exceptional candidates in the semi-final shortlist and we wish them all good luck in the next round of judging.”

The winner will be announced in January next year.