The National Fish & Chip Awards 2020 are now open for entries!
May 1st marked the start of the intense 9 month search to find the UK’s number 1 Fish & Chip Business.
Entrants will be subjected to a series of rounds in which applicants will be tested on the quality, sustainability and diversity of their product offerings, marketing innovations, staff training and more.
Previous winners have been given opportunities to showcase their newly crowned titles with appearances on Good Morning, National and Local Radio and trips to Japan!
There are 15 different award categories open for entry in the 2020 National Fish & Chip Awards:
Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award
Open to all independent fish and chip businesses with a takeaway facility.
Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award
Open to all independent fish and chip restaurants.
Best Mobile Fish and Chip Operator Award
Open to mobile fish and chip businesses.
Best Multiple Fish and Chip Operator Award
Open to fish and chip operators with three or more outlets (including franchises).
Best Foodservice Operator Award
Open to all general foodservice operators that serve fish and chips, eg. pubs, cafes, department stores, hotels, travel and leisure.
Best Newcomer Award
Open to fish and chip operators who are new to the industry with less than two years of experience.
Staff Training and Development Award
Open to all fish and chip businesses and rewarding excellence in staff training and development practices and policies.
From Field to Frier Award
Open to all fish and chip businesses and rewarding knowledge of potato sourcing and chip preparation processes.
Drywite Young Fish Frier of the Year Award
Open to all applicants who are aged 25 years or younger.
Marketing Innovation Award
Open to all fish and chip businesses and rewarding excellence in marketing and promotional activity.
Good Catch – The Sustainable Seafood Award
Open to all fish and chip businesses, this award rewards knowledge and the promotion of responsible seafood sourcing and sustainability practices.
NFFF Quality Award Champion Award
Open to all current holders of the National Federation of Fish Friers Quality Award.
Healthy Eating Fish and Chips Award
Open to all fish and chip businesses that are excelling in educating and informing their customers on healthy choices and the nutritional values of fish and chips.
Best Use of Seasonal UK Seafood Award
Awarded to businesses championing sustainable and seasonal UK caught seafood products in their fish and chip shops.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Awarded to a member of the industry who continually supports and develops the success of fish and chips across the UK. Nominations are received from key industry partners and the overall winner is decided by a panel of judges.
For further information on The National Fish & Chip Awards, information on how to enter or deadline dates please visit www.seafish.org/fish-chip-awards or follow @FishnChipAwards on Twitter.