Created ten years ago, the Slow Food Awards winners are nominated by the public. Each winner is a champion of good, clean and fair food and represents the very best of their craft.

In addition to the public vote, each national director chooses their Person of the Year, someone who embodies Slow Food values.

Best Butcher                                  Pipers Farm, Exeter
Best Baker                                      Peter Cooks Bread, Bishops Frome
Best Greengrocer                          Farmers, Ludlow
Best Fishmonger                           Alfred Enderby, Grimsby
Best Deli or Grocer                       Broad Bean, Ludlow
Best Cheesemonger                      La Fromagerie, London
Best Market                                    Borough Market, London
Best Restaurant/Food Eatery      Moshi Moshi, London
Champion Slow Food Product     The Bee Farmer Honey, Ashby de la Zouch

Person of the Year: Steve Guy – The Hungry Guy (Pictured above)

Steve Guy says that “Everyone deserves good food, I want to make food accessible to everyone”. Slow Food Cooks Alliance member and champion of the Slow Food Ark of Taste, Steve reimagines what good food looks like, and who it’s for – everyone. Every thursday in June he cooked restaurant quality food for 70, for free, for the community as part of Time for Lunch. He is constantly looking to incorporate surplus food into his menus – tackling food waste and the climate crisis. Passionate about education, and the pleasure of food, there could be no other winner for 2023.

Nominated by Shane Holland, Director Slow Food England