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Eat Game Awards tickets

Join us for the Eat Game Awards at our gala dinner on 24 March at the Nave Grand Junction Paddington, London W2 5TF.
The Eat Game Awards is set to be be an atmospheric evening of glitz and fun hosted by BBC Countryfile’s Adam Henson, our compere for the night.
The evening will begin with a champagne reception and canapés, followed by a fantastic three-course dinner and wine.
The evening will also be supporting the next generation of game chefs, with one of the canapés created by the winner of the BASC and Highland Game Colleges Cookery Competition.
Champagne reception 6pm. Dress code: casual smart

Tickets £125 per person. Tables of eight – £1,000.
For all bookings please call Matt Gisby on 07970 033 572.

Meet our judges

Our judging panel for this year’s awards bring together a wealth of expertise in game processing, food production and hospitality.

Meet our sponsors

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors who are kindly supporting this year’s Eat Game Awards across eight categories.

What are the Eat Game Awards?

The Eat Game Awards is a celebration of wild British produce. Eight categories make up the awards, which recognise the achievements of champions of game, including chefs, producers and retailers.

The awards aim to raise the profile of game meat and reward the passion, innovation and success of those working with wild game.

Award Categories

Best Restaurant or Pub

The restaurant/pub must serve a variety of game in season. There should be dishes that showcase the variety and versatility of game meat. They will also actively promote game dishes, for instance through Great British Game Week, a game menu, and pictures on their website/social media.

For this category online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

The three nominees with the most votes will go through to a final judging process by a mystery shopper visit, scored against a set criteria.

The chef or cook must serve a variety of game in season. There should be dishes that showcase the variety and versatility of game meat. They must also be an advocate for game, and promote the merits of it through resources available to them, be that menus, websites, social media or other media.

For this category online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

The three nominees with the most votes will go through to a final judging process by a mystery shopper visit, scored against a set criteria.

Best Game Cook

Best Small Retailer
(including market stall)

Small retailer, owning up to five shops, who has a range of game meat and game meat added value products for sale. Any farmers market stall or street food vendor selling game.

For this category online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

The three nominees with the most votes will go through to a final judging process by a mystery shopper visit, scored against a set criteria.

For multiple retailers with over five shops.

In this category, online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. The top three from the public vote will judged by our panel of expert judges for the final placings.

Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

Best Multiple Retailer

Best Game Butcher

Local butcher selling a range of game meat.

For this category online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

The three nominees with the most votes will go through to a final judging process by a mystery shopper visit, scored against a set criteria.

Any game product is eligible enter as long as they have added value. This can include pies, ready meals, ready to cook, charcuterie, pate etc. The award seeks to showcase new and exciting developments in game meat processing.

In this category, online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. The top three from the public vote will judged by our panel of expert judges for the final placings.

Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

Best Added Value Product or Innovation

Best Media Storm/Noise/Influencer

The best news story of the year, best article, publicity or game meat influencer. To include best social media feed.

In this category, online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. The top three from the public vote will judged by our panel of expert judges for the final placings.

Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

Any person, organisation or company educating the general public about game meat. This can include members of the public or teacher or lecturer.

In this category, online nominations are collated and the top 10 go forward for online public voting. The top three from the public vote will judged by our panel of expert judges for the final placings.

Nominees are actively encouraged to publicise their nomination to appeal for votes from the general public through whatever marketing tools they have available.

Best Game Educator

Official Charity Partner