Here are the 2019 Crumbs Awards winners

Sunday 6 October saw the biggest Crumbs Awards ever. Here are the champions…


Winner of Winners – sponsored by Crumbs Magazine

Winner: Step & Stone

stepandstone.co | @bristolstep

“Step & Stone brings confidence and pride to people passionate about learning culinary skills all across the region. A hard-working team using food to change lives.”


Bar/Pub – sponsored by Frobishers

Winner: The Orchard Inn

orchardinn.co.uk | @orchardinnbristol

“The Orchard Inn is a stand-out offering in Bristol, with cider at the heart of what it does. A true, honest local pub”


Best Chef – sponsored by Total Produce

Winner: Chris Cleghorn, The Olive Tree Restaurant

olivetreebath.co.uk | @olivetreebath

“Chris’ flair and knowledge of flavours means he creates original contemporary dishes from classical ideas. Also impressively keen to help the next generation of chefs.”


Café

Winner: Eat Your Greens

@eatyourgreens 

“Eat Your Greens succeeds in making plant-based food accessible to everyone. Passionate staff, seamless service and outstanding quality produce, locally sourced: great!”


Casual dining – sponsored by Mobius Works

Winner: B Block

b-blockpizza.co.uk | @bblockpizza

“As well as having a clear focus on sustainability and local produce, B Block has become a real hub for all ages in the community”


Cookery school

Winner: Square Food Foundation

squarefoodfoundation.co.uk | @squarefood

“Square Food Foundation isn’t just a cookery school. Its clever offering is making a real impact on those most vulnerable in the community. We applaud you!”


Drinks producer – sponsored by Budweiser Budvar

Winner: Hullabaloos Lemonade

hullabaloos.rock | @hullabaloosrock

“This product has been a labour of love for its founders, creating a unique product. Hullabaloos Lemonade has gone from strength to strength demonstrating impressive growth.”


Event – sponsored by Harbour Hotels

Winner: The Coffee House Project

thecoffeehouseproject.co.uk | @chpbristol

“This inventive project has brought renewed passion into the local coffee scene whilst working tirelessly raising awareness for sustainable food usage.”


Food producer – sponsored by Gregg Latchams

Winner: Ivy House Farm Dairy

ivyhousefarmdairy.co.uk | @ivy_house_dairy

“This family-run farm has a strong focus on top-notch organic dairy products whilst being a shining example of animal welfare.”


Foodie Pub – sponsored by Your Store

Winner: The Gallimaufry

thegallimaufry.co.uk | @thegallibristol

“The Galli holds a special place in the heart of Gloucester Road providing an eclectic mix of friendly venue space and revered seasonal food. Incredibly forward-thinking!”


Front of house

Winner: Her Majesty’s Secret Service

hmssbristol.com | @hmss_cocktails

“Consistent team, consistent quality means that this destination cocktail bar concocts a special place for a quirky night out”


Industry Services – sponsored by Chefshare

Winner: Duchess Media

duchessmedia.com | @duchess_media

“Hard-working, trusted and a go-to marketer for many independent food businesses across five successful years. 2019 capped the biggest and best yet for Duchess Media.”


Initiative

Winner: Step & Stone

stepandstone.co | @bristolstep

“This incredible initiative has helped young people with disability into employment, teaching artisan bakery skills whilst putting smiles on faces.”


Newcomer – sponsored by Pattersons

Winner: Eight Stony Street

eightstonystreet.com |  @stonystreet

“These clever and ambitious operators have rapidly created one of Frome’s finest restaurants, with a vibrant modern offer on an appealing post-industrial site.” 


Restaurant – sponsored by Forest Produce

Winner: Bulrush

bulrushrestaurant.co.uk | @bulrushbs6

“Offering a modern best of British selection, this beloved Bristol restaurant consistently creates distinctive and memorable dining experiences.”


Retailer

Winner: field&flower

fieldandflower.co.uk | @fieldandflower

“field&flower deliver high-quality produce and sustainable fish to customers’ doors, straight from Somerset. A fast-growing, reliable business.”


Revolutionary Tech

Winner: huggg

huggg.me | @huggg_uk

“This clever start-up has found a niche by offering redeemable hugggs’ cakes and coffees, benefiting the region’s cafes.”


Rising Star – sponsored by Bath College

Winner: Daniel Jimpson, Old Ham Tree

theoldhamtree.com | @theoldhamtree1

“Daniel goes far beyond customer expectations and provides unrivalled service with his strong product knowledge. An invaluable cog to this vibrant village pub.”


Roaming Kitchens

Winner: Queen & Whippet Catering

queenandwhippet.com | @queenandwhippet 

“Queen & Whippet smartly seized an opportunity to provide high-class catering with distinctive themed menus for private and corporate clients”


Supplier

Winner: Larkhall Butchers

larkhallbutchers.co.uk | @larkhallbutcher

“Larkhall Butchers strongly champions the use of sustainable food in the South West. Another strong, impressive year.”