fishmonger is named 'Best Somerset Food Shop'
at a Burnham-On-Sea fishmonger are celebrating this week after
being named Somerset's best food shop of 2012.
in Burnham High Street has scooped the sought-after award at the
annual Somerset Food and Drink Awards.
Steve and Gaynor Wright told Burnham-On-Sea.com they are "over
the moon" to have beaten scores of other independent shops
across the county to be announced the overall winner during a
ceremony held near Bridgwater.
are really delighted to have won - it is a great reward for all
the hard work that goes into running Seafoods," said Steve.
all the more pleasing since there was some very strong competition
from other businesses across Somerset. We thank our loyal customers
for voting for us."
runners-up in the 'Best Food Shop of the Year Award' category
were Pumpkin Delicatessen & Café in Wedmore and Pynes
of Somerset in North Petherton.
awards competition, run by Somerset Life magazine, also saw J.P.
Baker & Son of Wedmore win the 'Best Butcher' award. The '2012
Somerset Food Hero' award went to Lisa Salter of Pumpkin Delicatessen
and Café in Wedmore.
Steve Wright with staff Ryan Mount, Kris Allen and Will Hiett
and, top, Steve and Ryan holding the award outside the shop