• Award 9: The Restaurant Newcomer of the Year Award, sponsored by Kafoodle


  • Criteria:

  • Open to all restaurants, located in Scotland (including those within hotels), this award celebrates the establishment that has best captured the imagination, attention and praise of the industry, public and media since launching within the previous three years.

  • Please note:

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    - ALL boxes must be completed in order for the entry to be submitted. If a certain requirement is not applicable, please indicate "N/A" in the respective box.
    - Only links to entrant's own website will be counted. No third party web links are permitted.
    - Attachments may be sent by clicking on the "Select Files" button at the end of this form.
    - Maximum combined size of all attached files: 8mb per nomination.


    Nominations MUST include the following supporting information:

  • Describe how the establishment has forged its own unique identity and differentiates itself from competitors. (Maximum 150 words).
  • Describe the creation of new dishes using fresh, locally sourced, traceable ingredients, complemented by a varied world wine list. (Maximum 150 words and/or a precise link to the relevant page on your website).
  • Outline the organisation’s commitment to training and continuous professional development that has helped foster a team of friendly, knowledgeable staff (Maximum 150 words and/or a precise link to the relevant page on your website).
  • Describe the organisation’s commitment to environmental awareness, waste reduction and sustainable business practices. (Maximum 150 words and/or a precise link to the relevant page on your website).
  • Provide proof of external recognition and success, including previous award nominations and wins. (Maximum 150 words and/or a copy of an award certificate).
  • Provide customer references, press cuttings and/or letters of praise. (Maximum 150 words or one-page attachment).
  • Substantiating Evidence

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  • Nominator's Details

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