The 10th annual Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards celebrate food writers, presenters and more

fortnum and mason food and drink awards

Last night saw the 10th annual Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards take place at The Royal Exchange. And, as you'd expect from a ceremony chaired by Claudia Winkleman and Angela Hartnett, the bash attracted quite the foodie audience including Mary Berry, Monica Galetti and Claudia Roden.

Here's who went home with a bioplastic hamper-shaped award (and an actual hamper) from this year's awards:

  • Food Book: Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino, published by Jonathan Cape
  • Debut Food Book: The Female Chef: Stories and recipes from 31 women redefining the British food scene by Clare Finney & Liz Seabrook
  • Cookery Book: Crave: Recipes arranged by flavour, to suit your mood and appetite by Ed Smith
  • Debut Cookery Book: Baked to Perfection: Delicious gluten-free recipes with a pinch of science by Katarina Cermelj
  • Drink Book: A Year in Beer: The Beer Lover’s Guide to the Seasons by Jonny Garrett
  • Debut Drink Book: The South America Wine Guide: The definitive guide to wine in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru by Amanda Barnes & Amigos
  • Cookery Writer: Nicola Miller for work in Suffolk News
  • Food Writer: Tim Hayward for work in FT Weekend Magazine
  • Drink Writer: Henry Jeffreys for work in The Fence and Henry’s World of Booze
  • Restaurant Writer: Grace Dent for work in The Guardian Feast
  • Programme: Saturday Kitchen, Presenter: Matt Tebbutt, Executive Producer: Amanda Ross, Series Producer: James Bedwell, Food Producer: Michaela Bowles
  • Radio: The Kitchen Cabinet, Presenter: Jay Rayner, Exec Producer: Darby Dorras, Producers: Hannah Newton, Dan Cocker and Jemima Rathbone
  • Podcast: Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster
  • Photographer: Maja Smend


For more on the awards, visit their website.


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