If you want to make sure your local fave gets all the attention and praise it deserves, the 2019 Food & Wine Awards nominations are now open.

The 2019 Food & Wine Awards in association with Rémy Martin are set to take place on Sunday, August 25th in The Shelbourne, Dublin, and the nomination process is now open for you to highlight those you think should be considered for the most highly-anticipated awards in the hospitality industry.

Nominations have been broken down into select categories:

  • Regional Awards 2019 – Nominate for Best Chef and Best Restaurant in Dublin, Connacht, Leinster, Ulster and Munster.
  • National Restaurant Awards 2019 – Nominate for Hotel Restaurant, Best Casual Dining, Farm & Sea to Plate, Best for Wine Lovers, Classic, Pub Food, Café of the Year and Start-Up of the Year. 
  • The Readers' Choice 2019 which will be decided by online votes in June.
  • National People Awards 2019 – Nominate for Rising Star, Host, Pastry Chef, Sommelier, Restaurant Bartender, International Chef, and Outstanding Champion.

You can nominate your favourite restaurants for the 2019 Food & Wine Awards now on foodandwine.ie.

And if you want to attend the awards themselves, you can buy tickets now.