Nominations are now open for the fifth annual BBC Good Food Middle East Awards. The nomination phase will run until September 30, 2014, with two new categories added to the list – Best Sustainable Restaurant and Best Food Blogger – taking the total number of awards to 35. Nominations can be made at www.bbcgoodfoodme.com/awards/2014.
Categories for the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards 2014 include:
FINE DINING: Restaurant of the Year Dubai, Restaurant of the Year Abu Dhabi, Best New Restaurant Dubai (opened on or after January 2014), Best New Restaurant Abu Dhabi (opened on or after January 2014), Restaurant of the Year – Doha, Qatar – NEW Category, Chef of the Year, Best European, Best Asian, Best Contemporary British,Best Latin American, Best Indian, Best Middle Eastern, Best Steakhouse, Best Brunch, Best Italian, Best Seafood and Best Experiential Dining Venue (an outlet that offers a unique entertainment experience along with great food)
CASUAL DINING: Best International, Best Indian, Best Asian, Best Middle Eastern and Best Café
INGREDIENTS: Favourite Supermarket, Favourite Speciality Food Store/Market, Favourite Brand for Store Cupboard Items, Favourite Dairy Brand, Favourite Olive Oil Brand, Favourite Tea Brand, Favourite Coffee Brand and Favourite Juice Brand
ACCESSORIES: Favourite Large Kitchen Appliance Brand, Favourite Small Kitchen Appliance Brand and Favourite Tableware Store
NEW CATEGORIES: Best Sustainable Restaurant and Best Food Blogger
The awards ceremony will take place on January 28, 2015, with a venue yet to be confirmed.