This award will recognise the work being done by the café retailers to develop the market in the high street and, in particular, how they have managed their business during the pandemic.

What We Look For

This year’s award recognises the work being done by the café retailers to develop both the high street and in store markets and in particular how they have managed during the pandemic. The judging panel will take into account the work undertaken together with market data sourced from Kantar, HIM, NPD and Mealtrak.

The award is divided into two categories:

  • In-store
  • High Street

The Award Qualifying Period is 1st March 2020 to 28th February 2021 and entrants must have a Food Hygiene Rating of 5.

All entries will be treated in strict confidence and only seen by the judging panel.

How to Enter

Entrants should provide a written submission, no more than two sides of A4 and clearly state what they have been doing over the last 12 months and in particular how they have managed their business during the pandemic.

  • Entries are now closed