Young British Foodie Awards

Held on the 29th May, the YBFs Awards culminated at a venue in Camden behind The York & Albany. It brought together young people involved in the current food scene and the awards were given to the following people;

  • Rising star of mixology: Geoff Robinson from Hoxton's Happiness Forgets (@happinesshoxton)
  • Mobile mover and shaker: Andy Waugh (The Wild Game Co (@wildgameco))
  • Best Food Experience Artist: Kevin Darcy (@platterform)
  • New Best Alchemist of the Oven: Bridget Hugo (@thewildcaper)
  • Meat/Charcuterie Personality: Charlotte Harbottle (@girlbutcher working at Lidgates)
  • Coffee King or Queen: Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood of Colonna & Smalls (@colonna_smalls)
  • Most Irreverent Young Chef, supported by Norwegian Seafood Council: Douglas McMaster(former winner of BBC Young Chef of the Year @dougiemcmaster)
  • Honorary YBFs: Mark Gevaux (aka The Rib Man @theribman) and Ole Martin Hansen of Hansen and Lydersen salmon (@hansen_lydersen)

 The next calendar dates for the YBFs are;

  • 26 July 2012:       YBFs at Camp Bestival
  • 01 Sept 2012:     YBFs 2013 opens
  • 06 Sept 2012:     YBFs at Bestival