Winners of Eat Sheffield awards 2014 are revealed

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Sheffield’s top young chef, finest restaurants and best bartender were crowned winners at the Eat Sheffield awards last night.

The awards - part of the Eat Sheffield project at Sheffield Business School in Sheffield Hallam University - champions, supports and promotes the local food industry.

New categories this year include best community food project, food event and bartender of the year.

Thousands of people voted for their favourites to make it into the finalists in many of the sectors, although some were judged.
Winners, announced at a bustling ceremony on Monday night, were:

The retail award, multi-format - Beeches of Walkley

The retail award, single format - Our Cow Molly, Dungworth

Café, unlicensed - Old Glasshouse, Loxley

Café, licensed - Tamper: Sellers Wheel in the city centre

Traditional pub serving food - The Broadfield, Heeley

Top Asian restaurant - Sakushi, city centre

Top Mediterranean - Nonna’s, Ecclesall Road

Top Modern British - Silversmiths, city centre

Top ‘rest of the world’ restaurant - Street Food Chef, city centre

Event of the year - PJ Taste for Friends of the Botanical Gardens’ 30th anniversary event and Showroom Cinemas for its vegetarian evenings

Newcomer of the year - Smoke BBQ, city centre

Community food project - Share at Parson Cross

Young chef of the year - Ailidh-Jane Carr, Cross Scythes Hotel, Totley

Bartender of the year - Adam Clark, formerly of the Red Deer and of new venture Urban Quarter

See tomorrow’s Star for more on the awards.