Chefs urged to get their teeth into county contest

CULINARY businesses are being urged not to miss the chance to enter the prestigious Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards 2012.

The Derbyshire County Council-run awards celebrate the county’s best catering businesses serving locally sourced food on their menus.

Closing date for entries into the awards – sponsored by HSKS Greenhalgh – is October 26.

A presentation evening will take place for winners, in the 12 different categories, at Chatsworth House on January 14, 2013.

Councillor Kevin Parkinson, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, said: “I would encourage owners of restaurants, pubs and coffee houses to make sure they get their entries in before the closing date.”

Nomination forms are available from Steph Walsh at Derbyshire County Council on 01629 538464 or email