The BBC Food & Farming Awards 2018: The Search Begins...

Where are the cooks changing the lives of their communities? Which food shops or markets make shopping a more unique experience? Who is making the UK a more delicious place through food and drink?

Rick Stein, Giorgio Locatelli, Angela Hartnett, Yotam Ottolenghi and this year's head judge Andi Oliver join Sheila Dillon to launch 2018's search for the best in UK food, drink and farming; the BBC Food & Farming Awards 2018. Sheila celebrates the impact of previous award winners and reveals the expert panel of judges who'll crown the Food and Farming Awards 'Class of 2018'. But it all begins with your nominations...

Presented by Sheila Dillon
Produced by Clare Salisbury

NB. The BBC Food & Farming Awards will open for public nominations on Sunday 14th January for 2 weeks, closing on Monday 29th January. Details can be found at

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30 minutes

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Monday 15:30

Tell us your food heroes now...

Tell us your food heroes now...
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Role Contributor
PresenterSheila Dillon
Interviewed GuestRick Stein
Interviewed GuestGiorgio Locatelli
Interviewed GuestAngela Hartnett
Interviewed GuestYotam Ottolenghi
Interviewed GuestAndi Oliver
ProducerClare Salisbury

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