Essex Life Food & Drink Awards 2017: 20 of our favourite pics from the evening

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. All the award winners on stage.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. All the award winners on stage. - Credit: Archant

The glamorous ceremony on October 5 at Braxted Park saw Essex’s best producers, chefs, restauranteers and owners gather to celebrate everything foodie this magnificent county has to offer

To see who won what, check out our list of winners

To really set the tone here’s what the ceremony looked like in moving pictures.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Celia Gregory and Phil Terry.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Celia Gregory and Phil Terry. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Harriet Geary and Chris Ball in the gardens.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Harriet Geary and Chris Ball in the gardens. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. The team from The Wine Cellar in Chelmsford.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. The team from The Wine Cellar in Chelmsford. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. The team from Blackmore Tea Rooms.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. The team from Blackmore Tea Rooms. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 4 Destination Dining Venue Dedham Boat Hous

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 4 Destination Dining Venue Dedham Boat House Emma Black Adam Crimmin Chris Sobolewski Cameron Marshall - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.
Award 2 Customer Service Award: Square 1
Meg

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Award 2 Customer Service Award: Square 1 Megan Ranson (sponsor) Charlie Brown Spencer Hewitt Kerry Hurst Debbie Petts Lucy Beard Kitty Parker Alice Pursglove - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 10 Pub of the Year Galvin Green Man.
Lino

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 10 Pub of the Year Galvin Green Man. Lino Santomauro Emile Galvin Harriet Geary Chris Ball Chris Galvin - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Scott Goodfellow from Tiptree takes the stage.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Scott Goodfellow from Tiptree takes the stage. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Essex Life Editor Julian Read.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Essex Life Editor Julian Read. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. David Whiteley hosting the awards.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. David Whiteley hosting the awards. - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 13 Essex Life Food & Drink Hero David Smale

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 13 Essex Life Food & Drink Hero David Smale English Saffron. David Smale Penny Attwood Scott Goodfellow - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 11 Restaurant of the Year The Creek.
Reil

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 11 Restaurant of the Year The Creek. Reilly Hogwood Terry Howard Caroline Howard Brian Wilks - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Award 6 Best Independent Food & Drink Retaile

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. Award 6 Best Independent Food & Drink Retailer Calcott Hall Julian Read Jayne Webb Nicky McTurk Karen Mullender Stuart Dan Hunt Peter McTurk - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 12 Chef of the Year Paul Wendholt.
Terry

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park.Award 12 Chef of the Year Paul Wendholt. Terry Howard Paul Wendholt Tim Shepherd - Credit: Archant

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Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. All the award winners on stage.

Essex Life Food and Drinks Awards at Braxted Park. All the award winners on stage. - Credit: Archant

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