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  1. A delectable feast of an evening

    Sheila Dillon

    BBC Food Programme presenter

    I find it just so incredibly moving. These are all people who work away doing extraordinarily high quality work. They do it because they care about it. There's a lot in the world to make you feel cynical and tonight's a kind of an antidote to cynicism.

    And of course, don't forget to tune in to The Food Programme on Radio Four on Sunday at 12:30 and Monday 15:30 for highlights from tonight's event.

  2. We hear from Patrick Holden

    Winner of the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award

    Quote Message: "I'm a bit shocked by the whole thing... I don't feel as if it's me, I don't feel any of the work is personal, it's a calling to transform the food system." from Patrick Holden CBE Winner of the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award
    Patrick Holden CBEWinner of the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award
    Patrick Holden CBE, winner of the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award
    Image caption: Patrick Holden CBE, winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award, with his personalized chopping board
  3. Agriprotein's Jason Drew celebrates his win

    The winner of The Food Chain Global Food Champion Award gives us his thoughts

    Quote Message: i'd like to thank Mother Nature for having tried and tested this process after the last million years... the flies always been part of our past, and now they're part of our future! from Jason Drew Agriprotein
    Jason DrewAgriprotein
    Jason Drew from Agriculture with Michael Moseley and Madhur Jaffrey
    Image caption: Jason Drew from Agriculture with Michael Moseley and Madhur Jaffrey
  4. On winning BBC Countryfile Young Farmer of the Year

    Quote Message: It's amazing for the young industry to be recognised. It's not just for me it's for all the young farmers out there. from Vicky Furlong
    Vicky Furlong
    Vicky Furlong, 2017 Young Farmer of the Year
    Image caption: Vicky celebrates her win with the Countryfile gang
  5. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pays tribute

    to Patrick Holden, the winner of the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award

    Quote Message: He's been someone I've known and admired for more than 20 years. He's been incredible champion for food integrity, food security, for sustainability in farming, a real leader in environmentalism. He's been the leader of the Soil Association and in recent years he's founded the Sustainable Food Trust. from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Writer and broadcaster
    Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallWriter and broadcaster
    Writer and broadcaster Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
  6. Our last award of the night is the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award

    This year's recipient is Patrick Holden

    Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award winner Patrick Holden CBE
  7. Queen of curries Madhur Jaffrey takes to the stage

    The Food Chain Global Food Champion Award

    This award comes courtesy of The World Service

    And the winner is...

    The Food Chain Global Food Champion Award
    Quote Message: A wriggly solution protecting seas from overfishing and preventing food from going to waste. from Dan Saladino Series Producer of BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme
    Dan SaladinoSeries Producer of BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme
  8. The winner of the BBC Countryfile Young Farmer of the Year is announced

    Judges Charlotte Smith and Adam Henson award BBC Countryfile's Young Farmer of the Year award to Vicky Furlong!

    Countryfile Farming Hero Award winner
  9. BBC Countryfile has scoured the country for the best young farmers...

    Here are the nominees...

    • 23-year-old Tom Addison comes from a non-farming background and doesn't actually own a farm. He rents land to keep his 170 sheep over a 12 mile radius and works across 20 different farms supporting them with milking and shepherding.
    • Vicky Furlong was born into a farming family, but after her brother took on the running of the family farm, she moved next door to the Crowhall Estate. The 24-year-old now manages 120 cattle and 700 sheep with just one other helper!
    • Tom Phillips is 16 and helps to run his family farm in South Wales, a mixed farm with arable pigs, cattle and sheep. At 10 years old, he saved his dad's life after he was attacked by a bull.

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    Video caption: Hear from the first finalist for Countryfile's Young Farmer Award Tom Phillips.

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    Video caption: Here's the second finalist of Countryfile's Young Farmer Award Tom Addison.

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    Video caption: Let us introduce you to Countryfile's Young Farmer finalist Vicky Furlong.
  10. Cook of the Year on what it feels like to win

    Quote Message: I just think it's astonishing ... the very fact that we were nominated in the first place. I was thinking of a children's film today... children are our life blood, we try to feed them as well as we can, and we try to make it fun and energetic. from Mike Spackman
    Mike Spackman
    Cook of the year
  11. BBC West Food Hero Award winner Kalpna Woolf gives us her reaction...

    Quote Message: It's a great affirmation and understanding of the power of food to bring people together. It will really spur us on to continue with our work, our intention is to do this not just in Bristol but in the whole of the UK. I'm absolutely thrilled. from Kalpna Woolf Winner of BBC West Food Hero Award
    Kalpna WoolfWinner of BBC West Food Hero Award
    BBC West Food Hero Award winner Kalpna Woolf with award presenters Sabet Choudhury and Alex Lovell
  12. And the winner of BBC Cook of the Year is...

    BBC Best Cook Award winner
    Quote Message: Mike and his team travel around the Isle of Sheppey offering cookery lessons and tasty meals to people who are isolated, on low incomes or getting back on their feet. School kids, pensioners and people out of work are all benefiting from this inspirational teacher and chef. from Jamie Oliver Celebrity chef
    Jamie OliverCelebrity chef
  13. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver announces this year's Cook of the Year award

    Here are the inspirational nominees...

    Sue Mahon, Devon

    Sue teaches current and ex-prisoners to cook and get back on their feed. As a volunteer at the charity LandWorks in Dartington, Sue teaches healthy and affordable recipes and cooks on a 1:1 basis with the trainees to build their confidence and empower them to take care of themselves and their families after release from prison.

    Mike Spackman, Kent

    Mike is based on the Isle of Sheppey and works in disadvantaged areas around Kent, teaching disengaged people and communities imaginative, healthy and affordable recipes. Mike works with school children, residents at hostels, prisoners and offers a route into employment for people from deprived areas.

    Kemi Buraimoh, London

    Kemi cooks at the Manna - a service which provides food, showers and basic services for those who are marginalised, facing poverty and homeless. Kemi makes and serves food from scratch and has cooked there for 10 years.

    BBC Cook of the Year finalists
  14. And the winner of BBC West Food Hero Award is...

    Kalpna Woolf

    Quote Message: We just want to find a way of uniting Bristol, bringing all the 91 language communities together to celebrate, to understand each other, to build bridges, not build walls. from Kalpna Woolf BBC West Food Hero Award winner
    Kalpna WoolfBBC West Food Hero Award winner
    BBC West Food Hero Award Kalpna Woolf with BBC Points West's Alex Lovell and Sabet Choudhury
  15. BBC West Food Hero Award winner coming up next...

    And the nominees are...

    • Moss Niknami - a volunteer chef who cooks for refugees in Bristol
    • Sharon Fulcher - a cake baker who raises thousands of pounds for charity in Swindon
    • Kalpna Woolf - brings communities together through food in Bristol
  16. Best Food Retailer Unicorn Grocery give us their reaction

    Quote Message: We feel delighted, proud... thank you to all our customers and growers who nominated us. We would be nothing without our farmers. from Dan Holden From Unicorn Grocery, the winner of Best Food Retailer Award
    Dan HoldenFrom Unicorn Grocery, the winner of Best Food Retailer Award
    Best Food Retailer winners, Unicorn Grocery, with judges Gill Meller and Joanna Blythman
  17. Our final group of awards celebrate heroes from the world of food

    Soon we'll know the winners of BBC West Food Hero, BBC Cook of the Year, BBC Countryfile Young Farmer of the Year, The Food Chain Global Food Champion Award and the Derek Cooper Outstanding Achievement Award.

    Sheila Dillon is joined on stage by Michael Moseley to announce the Heroes awards.

    Heroes Awards
  18. And the winner of Best Food Retailer is...

    Unicorn Grocery delivers a range of affordable, fresh and wholesome food to South Manchester with a focus on organic and fairtrade sourcing. The judges, Gill Meller and Joanna Blythman, were impressed by the range and quality of the produce on offer.

    Best Food Retailer winner
  19. Do you have a favourite food shop?

    Here are the nominees for Best Food Retailer...

    1. The Organic Farm Shop, Cirencester

    Run by Will and Hilary Chester-Master, the shop is mostly stocked with organic produce from the farm, where they grow and raise as much food as they can. Their aim is to promote local and organic food, high animal welfare and caring for the environment.

    2. Unicorn Grocery, Manchester

    Having opened in 1996 as a workers' co-operative, the grocery has grown from four members to over 70 and was named the Soil Association's 'Best Independent Retailer' in 2016.

    3. Lavenham Butchers, Suffolk

    This butchers pride themselves on sourcing local, quality meat. Customers can pinpoint on a map where the farmers who supply the meat are and Lavenham are happy to provide cooking tips and recipes for the meat they sell.

    Best Food Retailer nominees
  20. WATCH: Live backstage at the BBC Food Awards

    Alex Lovell chats all things culinary with chef, writer and presenter Giorgio Locatelli.

    Get all the behind the scenes action here!

    Giorgio Locatelli and Alex Lovell
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