Shortlist announced for the Eat Game Awards 2024

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The shortlists have been announced for the Eat Game Awards 2024.

We had more businesses than ever before nominated across the eight categories. Those listed below received the most nominations.

The next stage sees a public vote to secure the top three finalists in all categories. The three nominees with the most votes will go through to a final judging process. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Best restaurant

Kitchen W8
The Angel at Watlington
The Kings Arms Wing
The Beach House
The Bailiwick Free House

The Clarendon 
The Caddy Mann
The Eight Bells
Restaurant St. Barts
The Jugged Hare

Best game cook / chef

Mark Kempson – Kitchen W8
Steven Ellis – The Bailiwick Free House
James Rodgers – The Eight Bells
Matthew Hind – The Clarendon
John Bluck – Grace and Savour
Lionel Strub – The Clarendon
Ross Horrocks – The Caddy Mann
Sanjay Bhattacharya – Finzean Farm Shop
Imogen Segrave – The Game Truck
Johnnie Crowe – Restaurant St. Barts

Best small retailer

Castle Game
Chiltern Venison
Maisebrooke Farm Shop
Perthshire Game
Clucking Pig

The Gamekeepers Larder
Wild Meat Company
Chiltern Farm Food
Wild Venison and Game
Glenquicken Farm

Best large retailer

Marks & Spencer

Best butcher

Castle Game
Kingdom Game
Wild Meat Game
Skypark Farm
Wild Meat Company

Lavenham Butchers
Izzy’s Butchers
Maisebrook Farm Shop
George Bower Butchers
Coffey’s Butchers

Best value added product

Beal’s Farm – Game meat charcuterie
Wyke’s Meat and Game – Pies and ready meals
Vale Field and Game – Stalkers pie
Great Glen Charcuterie – Game meat charcuterie
Truly Traceable – Pies
Clucking Pig – Scotch eggs
Andersen & Sondergaard Wild Game Charcuterie – Game meat charcuterie
Girl Gone Wild – Ready-meals
Castle Game – Sausages and burgers
Gamekeepers Larder – Sausages and burgers

Best influencer

Tom Radford – Eat The Country
Bonnie Baker – Field to Fork
Alex Russon – Hunter Gatherer Cooking
Lionel Strub
Scott Rea – Scott Rea Project

Billy Wyatt – Giving up the game
Cai ap Bryn – Game and Flames
Lucy Pattinson – The Fodderation
Immy Coughlan – Wiltshire Game Cook
Anna Rogers – Very Good Venison

Best educator

Scott Rea – Scott Rea Project
Tom Radford – Eat The Country
Queen’s College Taunton
Vale House Kitchen
Jose Souto

Salt Box
The Wild Order
John Cavana
Alex Russon – Hunter Gatherer Cooking
Rachel Green