Each business can enter one category from the following list (GROUP A)

  • Takeaway of the Year (Operators with one or two outlets)
  • Restaurant of the Year (Any business can enter one of their restaurants)
  • Multiple Operator (3 or more outlets judged as a group)
  • Mobile operator (can operate multiple units)
  • Newcomer (business that opened after 1st January 2021)

And up to two of the following (GROUP B)

  • Environment and Sustainabilty
  • Staff Training and Development
  • From Field to Frier
  • Quality Accreditation Champion

 

Entries

Entries open 28/6/22

All entries to be submitted using the online portal.

Entries close of the 31/8/22 for the Takeaway of the Year

Other categories close on 30/9/22

 

Award Categories and Eligibility

 

Where eligible, you can enter more than one award category no more than 3 awards.  1 from Group A  2 from Group B . You do not have to enter for awards in both groups.

Details of eligibility for different award categories are highlighted in the description section of respective award category entry forms.

Completing Your Entry

 

Initial judging for all award categories is determined upon the information that you provide in your entry form(s) and in any additional supporting material. Keep entries concise but informative and consider using bullet points where possible.

Answer all questions – if a particular question does not apply to your circumstances or is not relevant, please mark your answer as N/A.

Additional instructions about completing an entry are detailed in the description section for respective award categories.

In addition to completing a short entry form you are also able to submit a range of supporting materials via upload to the entry website – such as photographs showing your business, a scanned copy of your menu(s), media coverage material/evidence, marketing and promotional materials, etc.. Further details of what can be supplied and how such materials can be supplied are contained in the description section of each award category. No more than 10 pieces of supporting documentation may be submitted.

Remember to:

  • Read the rules
  • Complete your entry form with as much information as you can
  • Include relevant photos/other supporting materials
  • Check your entry form again to ensure all questions are answered
  • Remember the closing date for the particular award category you are entering

Judging Dates

 

Any physical judging visits of shops/restaurants/mobile units will be undertaken before Awards event in February 2023.

Support

If you have any questions on the entry process, please contact Awards@NFFF.Co.UK

  • You may edit your entry after submitting, up until the entry deadline.
  • Please make sure all your personal details are entered accurately, including contact details, as this will be used for all subsequent communication about the awards.