Meet the 2016 Somerset Life Food and Drink Awards Sponsors

PUBLISHED: 16:53 09 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:39 10 August 2016

Nunzio Notaro

Nunzio Notaro


We are proud to host the 2016 Somerset Life Food and Drink Awards in association with headline sponsor, Notaro Homes

Nunzio Notaro, Managing Director at Notaro Homes

What is your favourite local product? Cheddar Cheese and Cheddar strawberries

Describe your perfect Sunday in Somerset. Attending to my garden and visiting our local gastro pub for roast dinner

What’s your favourite dish to cook at home? Spaghetti vongole

What do you enjoy most about being involved in the Somerset life Food and Drink Awards? To be able to support local businesses and celebrate the diversity of the fantastic produce on offer across Somerset

We are proud to host the 2016 Somerset Life Food and Drink Awards in association with headline sponsor, Notaro Homes.

With thanks to all our 2016 category sponsors, without whom this prestigious event would not be possible


Notaro Homes

Sponsoring Best Independent Food Shop of the Year

Notaro Homes Limited is a family owned health care provider offering everything from nursing dementia care in beautiful purpose-built residential homes, support for individuals living with alcohol related conditions, to domiciliary care and 24/7 care within your own property.

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Monkton Elm Garden Centre

Sponsoring Best Tearoom/Coffee Shop of the Year


The Oakhouse

Sponsoring Best Local Producer

At The Oakhouse in Axbridge, we are serious about two things above all else. Our food and ensuring that our guests have a great time with us. Our fantastic team ensure that the latter is taken care of, and our uncompromising approach ensures we deliver our unique unpretentious fine dining, that we have become renowned for. For years The Oakhouse was the jewel in Somerset’s crown as far as dining was concerned. Well we are proud to say that we are well and truly back. By working hard with some of Somerset’s best local producers we have been able to give you what you love most, Somerset at it’s best.



Sponsoring Best Newcomer of the Year

Award winning West Country house builder Strongvox Homes, is going from strength to strength with a growing reputation for creating stunning homes for discerning buyers looking for the ultimate in stylish living.

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Ston Easton Park

Sponsoring Best Food Product of the Year

Ston Easton Park, set in beautiful West Country parkland, marries stately home sophistication with country house relaxation.

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Climate Roofs

Sponsoring Best Gastro Pub of the Year

With a knowledgeable sales team, professional surveyors and qualified tradesmen all committed to delivering good service and value for money Climate Roofs are the leading conservatory tiled roof company in the South West.

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Yeo Valley

Sponsoring Best Somerset Sunday Roast

Yeo Valley Family Farm make 100% Yeoganic delicious yogurt, milk, butter, cream and ice cream using organic milk from British Family Farms.



Sponsoring Best Chef of the Year

For generations Thatchers have been perfecting their orchards, craft and their cider. Today they have a whole range that takes you from fresh, vibrant and modern, to traditional, vintage, speciality and single variety.


Howards Motor Group

Sponsoring Best Fine Dining Restaurant

The Howards Motor Group is a third generation family business representing Nissan, Peugeot, Citroen, Honda, Kia, Toyota and Hyundai operating across Somerset and Dorset.

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National Westchem

Sponsoring Best Hotel Restaurant of the Year

National Westchem is the largest privately owned detergent company in the South West. They offer a wide range of cleaning products and hygiene services to businesses and organisations all over the UK.

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