The Menu Food and Drink Awards

The Menu Food and Drink Awards


The Courier are delighted to present The Menu Food & Drink Awards, 2022.

These awards celebrate and recognise the best producers and purveyors of quality food and drink, with emphasis on originality, entrepreneurial flair and innovation across the Dundee, Perthshire, Fife and Angus area.​

Hosted at the prestigious Old Course Hotel, St Andrews on the 6th October 2022, the awards ceremony will not only celebrate the winners, but also showcase five courses from five top chefs in the area. ​




For more information please contact Event Manager Lesley at



Key Dates

9 May 2022 Entries open
15 Jul 2022 Entries close
6 Aug 2022 Finalists announced
6 Oct 2022 The Event


  • Bar of the Year

    Sponsored By:

    1. Casa Dundee
    2. Pillars Bar & Salty Dog Lounge
    3. The Barrelman
    4. The Tully by Ballintaggart
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  • Brewer of the Year

    1. 71 Brewing
    2. Ovenstone
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  • Chef of the Year

    Sponsored By:

    1. Andrew Moss, The North Port Restaurant
    2. Jordan Clark, The Grandtully Hotel by Ballintaggart
    3. Tom Tsappis, Killiecrankie House
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  • Community Champion

    1. Dundee Bairns
    2. Kitschnbake
    3. The Little Green Larder
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  • Craft Distiller of the Year

    1. Highland Moon
    2. The Perth Distillery Co
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  • Entrepreneur of the Year

    1. Lynsey Harley, Modern Standard Coffee
    2. Praveen Kumar, Authentic Indian Cuisine
    3. Hayley Wilkes, The WeeCOOK Kitchen
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  • Food/Drink Visitor Destination of the Year

    1. Clootie Mctoot
    2. The Perth Distillery Co
    3. The Pickled Peacock
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  • Independent Cafe of the Year

    1. Fisher & Donaldson
    2. Tickled Trout Cafe
    3. Wee Bear Cafe
    4. Zest (St Andrews)
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  • Newcomer of the Year

    Sponsored By:

    1. Angus Grill + Larder
    2. Killiecrankie House
    3. The Boar's Head
    4. The Crusoe
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  • Producer of the Year

    Sponsored By:

    1. Clootie McToot Dumplings
    2. Pittenweem Preserves
    3. The Dundee Gin Company
    4. WeeCOOK Pies
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  • Restaurant of the Year

    Sponsored By:

    1. Eolas Restaurant at Murrayshall Country Estate
    2. Little's Restaurant
    3. The Grandtully Hotel by Ballintaggart
    4. The North Port Restaurant
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  • Street Vendor of the Year

    1. Heather Street Food
    2. Ox & Anchor
    3. Rico's Pizza Shack
    4. The Shack Street Food
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  • Sustainability Award

    Sponsored By:

    1. Framedrum Venison
    2. The Little Green Larder
    3. Zest (St Andrews)
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The Chefs

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    Martin Hollis

    Executive Chef, Old Course Resort

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    Praveen Kumar

    Chef/Owner, Tabla Restaurant

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    Dean Banks

    Chef/Owner, St Andrews Haar Restaurant

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    Ian Syme

    Executive Chef, Fairmont St Andrews

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    Derek Johnstone

    Executive Head Chef, Rusacks St Andrews

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The Judges

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