Food NI member Baronscourt Estate Venison has been nominated for a Golden Fork for Northern Ireland at the 2020 Great Taste Awards. The product is their 3 star Wild Sika Venison French Rack. Also in the running are Craic Foods for Black Garlic & Porcini Sea Salt and The Little Bakehouse for their Abernethy Lemon Curd
The nominations were revealed online this year with the Supreme Champion and regional winners due to be announced in a virtual ceremony next Thursday 22nd October.
Coming later in the year than usual, after the lockdown interrupted judging just one week into the schedule, the Golden Fork trophy announcements will provide a vital boost for the industry during the all-important run-up to Christmas.
Beginning at 10am with the first regional trophy, the Golden Fork winners will be shared at 30 minute intervals throughout the day, building to the announcement of the Great Taste Supreme Champion 2020 at 6pm. A host of Great Taste supporters and judges will reveal the winners, with a line-up including food writer and cook, Xanthe Clay, baker and author, Martha Collison, wine writer and presenter, Jane Parkinson, food and drink broadcaster, Nigel Barden, and James Golding, Chef Director of THE PIG hotel group.