Kerridge wins Book of the Year 2014 at Food and Travel awards

By Elliot Kuruvita

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Kerridge's new book Best Ever Dishes is out now
Kerridge's new book Best Ever Dishes is out now
Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food has won Book of the Year at the Food and Travel Readers Awards.

The book, published last August, features over 100 of the Michelin starred chef’s best dishes, including slow-roasted shoulder of lamb with Boulangere potatoes.

The chef also featured in a BBC Two series of the same name last year.

Kerridge also picked up the Chef of the Year award at the ceremony which took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London. He has also just been named GQ magazine's Chef of the Year.

Tom Kerridge’s Best Dishes – the chef’s new book - is out now with a television series of the same name set to air on BBC Two this October.

Bar of the Year

Other winners on the night included Mr Fogg’s, which picked up the award for Bar of the Year, beating off competition from the likes of 69 Colebrooke Row in Islington, north London, Artesian in Marylebone, central London, the Blind Pig in Soho, central London and SushiSamba in Bishopsgate, east London.

The bar, which launched in Mayfair, London last May, is the first West End project from Inception Group, whose founders Charles Gilkes and Duncan Stirling have also created London speakeasy Barts in Chelsea, London and Disco – an underground Manhattan themed club in Soho, London.

Mr Fogg’s general manager Danilo Tersigni said: “As a bar that is largely themed upon travel, and that specialises in creating adventurous cocktails made from the finest ingredients from around the world, Mr Fogg’s are delighted to have won this prestigious accolade, voted for by fellow intrepid globetrotters and travel aficionados.”

Restaurant of the Year

The overall Restaurant of the Year went to joint winners Pollen Street Social in central London, run by Jason Atherton and Michelin starred Peruvian restaurant Lima, run by chef Virgilio Martinez in Fitzrovia, central London.

The awards ceremony – hosted by Food and Travel Magazine - honours the best of the best in food, drink and travel with a total of 26 categories ranging from Restaurant of the  Year to Chef of the Year.

View the full list of winners here http://www.foodandtravel.com/awards

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