Our 2017 Chessemonger of the Year Paxton & Whitfield from Jermyn Street, London, recently shared their tips on entering these prestigious awards with us...

How did you feel when you found out you had won? 

We were absolutely thrilled when we heard we had won. It’s wonderful recognition for the whole team for the hard work and passion that goes behind running a successful business.


Why did you enter?
The Farm Shop and Deli Awards is a respected organisation in the foodie world. Even to be invited to compete with such outstanding artisan businesses was an honour.


How does Awards like FSD help the industry as a whole?
Its great to be a part of a community of Independent foodie businesses, these awards reinforce, encourage and promote this.


How do you create a winning entry?
Its important to be proud of what you do and not hide your light under a bushel. A successful business takes passion and hard work and to get recognition for that is fantastic.


How did you get people to vote for you?
We invited people to vote for us through our social media channels mainly, as we have a lovely and loyal foodie following.


It's not too late to enter! Deadline for entry closes 30th September 2017 and you can follow the link below to enter now:

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