Food and drink awards launched

Recognition for booming Midlands industry.

Tuesday night saw the launch of the Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards with a party for local industry notables hosted by Mailbox hotel Malmaison.

Now in its third Year the aim of the MFDH Awards is to recognise and reward the best of the restaurants, bars, pubs, cafes, hotels and everything in between for their outstanding contribution to the industry. Like the awards themselves, the launch brought together people from all around Birmingham and other cities throughout the Midlands.

It gave everyone the chance to network and meet the MFDH Awards organisers, sponsors and judges as well as fellow nominees and more. The launch included a speech given by Raaj Shamji on behalf of the organisers and partners.

Organiser & Co-Founder Anita Chumber said, “It’s overwhelming the amount of support that we’ve had from conception, with such a good turn out especially on a Monday evening. The brand has grown from strength to strength over the past three years. The food and drinks industry is integral to the Midlands and needs awarding for all that they do. Hopefully we have created a platform that helps elevate great business from the industry doing some amazing progressive work within the industry.”

The food industry is one of the toughest in the world but also one of the most lucrative, inviting business, trade and investment so it’s only fitting that they’re properly rewarded for their efforts. If there’s someone out there in the Midlands that you believe deserves an esteemed MFDH award, then don’t forget to get your nominations in before the deadline, April 28th. The categories are available at where you can also find more information on the awards.