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Win 2 Tickets to Food & Wine Awards 2012

Now in their 12th year, the FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards are considered the most prestigious and authoritative culinary awards on the Irish calendar, in that they recognise and reward Ireland’s best restaurants and chefs. 

The Awards will be held in the Convention Centre, Dublin, on Sunday 19th August 2012.

Irish Wine Importer Febvre & Co. are the new Main Sponsors of this year's event. 

Speaking at the announcement of the sponsorship, Kerri Judge, Marketing Manager, Febvre & Company spoke of her delight about the sponsorship and the synergies it offered: 

“As a family owned distributor, representing Maison Louis Latour and other family-owned wineries, to be given the opportunity to sponsor the prestigious FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year awards makes great sense! 

"Most of the restaurants in Ireland are family run to the highest international standards and we are proud to be associated with them and with FOOD&WINE Magazine”  Kerri  added.

Voting in the FOOD&WINE Magazine/ Louis Latour Restaurant of the Year awards is NOW OPEN!

The public can vote for their favourite restaurant by completing the voting forms in the current issue of FOOD&WINE Magazine, or by completing the voting forms in their favourite restaurant.

Votes can be cast in the Categories of:
Best Restaurant (Ulster, Munster, Leinster, Connaught and Dublin) 
Best Chef (Ulster, Munster, Leinster, Connaught and Dublin)
Best Wine Experience
Best Sommelier
Best Casual Dining Experience
Best Ethnic/World Cuisine
Best Service
Best Style Award

Ross Golden-Bannon, Editor of FOOD&WINE Magazine said:“We are thrilled to have well-respected brands such as Febvre and Maison Louis Latour on board for the 2012 FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards.  The FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards are considered the most authoritative in the country and to be aligned with such iconic brands as Febvre, Maison Louis Latour and other quality wineries illustrates the calibre of the Awards”.

Votes can be cast in the FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards between now and 25th June, 2012.

Win 2 Tickets to the Awards Ceremony! 
To enter you must Nominate your Favourite Restaurant & Chef in Ireland!

For further Details Contact Sarah Currey, at Harmonia in Dublin
on (01) 240 5387 or email 

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