We are absolutely thrilled to be able to tell you that yesterday Richard was names as the 2010 BBC Food Champion of the Year.
Richard was nominated by listeners of Radio 4’s Food Programme who were asked to pick an individual who had inspired them to think differently about food and who had used their work in the past twelve months to give fresh insights into the food we eat, bringing about a wider passion for good food, demystifying great cooking or the food world in general.
The BBC Radio Food & Farming Awards 2010, now in their eleventh year, are chosen by a panel of 12 experts (http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/ffa/2010/judges/) consisting of high-profile chefs, restaurateurs, food writers and nutritionists, including Angela Hartnett (Chair of Judges), Mark Hix, Charles Campion, Sheila Dillon, Rose Prince, Simon Parkes and Kath Dalmeny. As Food Champion of the Year, Richard was presented with his award at the BBC Radio Food & Farming Awards 2010 at the BBC Good Food show on Wednesday 24th November in Birmingham. The awards ceremony was hosted by Sheila Dillon of Radio 4’s The Food Programme.