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  • Marverine Cole

    Marverine Cole is a born and bred Brummie and she’s something of an A-lister when it comes to Food and Drink because she was Birmingham’s very first ever qualified Beer Sommelier. As a celebrated beer writer & critic, Marverine has appeared as an Expert Guest on countless top TV shows alongside celebrity chefs like Angela […]

  • Conrad Brunton

    Conrad is undoubtedly one our  biggest champions of the food, drink and hospitality scene in Birmingham. Conrad entered the catering and hospitality industry at the age of 14 when he started working as a pot wash in a local pub. This led on to basic kitchen prep, restaurant service and eventually bar work. Conrad always held […]

  • Voting Now Open!

    With just a mere two months to go, it’s not long before the crème de la crème of Birmingham’s culinary and hospitality sectors, gather together under one roof to toast the best of Brum! Yes, the Birmingham Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards 2016, in association with Pepsi Max, is on the home stretch as the […]

  • EAGERLY AWAITED SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST BIRMINGHAM FOOD, DRINK & HOSPITALITY AWARDS 2016

    (Top Left): Tim Andrews, Ifraz Ahmed (Co-Founder of BFDHA), Conrad Brunton, Ahmed Ahmed, & Paul Fulford. (Bottom Left): Marverin Cole, Anita Chumber (Co-Founder of BFDHA) and Anita Champaneri (Delicious PR) The nominations are in and the judges have been deliberating with more care than Mary Berry making a millefeuille.  Yes, the Birmingham Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards […]

  • Judges Announced

    (Top Left): Tim Andrews, Ifraz Ahmed (Co-Founder of BFDHA), Conrad Brunton, Ahmed Ahmed, & Paul Fulford. (Bottom Left): Marverin Cole, Anita Chumber (Co-Founder of BFDHA) and Anita Champaneri (Delicious PR) We at the Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016, in association with Pepsi Max, are pleased to announce our judges for the inaugural ceremony. The Birmingham, […]

  • LoveBrum announced as charity partner for BFDHA

    We at the Birmingham Food, Drinks & Hospitality Awards are proud to announce LoveBrum as our esteemed Charity partner. LoveBrum is a registered charity that supports hidden gem initiatives across Birmingham. Projects are often volunteer-led that deliver real change, with outcomes that can be seen, measured, enjoyed, and loved. Every penny raised from individual memberships […]

  • Ambassadors announced for BFDHA

    We at the Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016, are pleased to announce our amiable ambassadors for the inaugural ceremony. The Birmingham Food Drink & Hospitality Awards will be held in the city this summer, celebrating the very best of Birmingham’s culinary and hospitality industry greats. Whether one has a roaring restaurant trade, a […]

  • Kevin Urquhart

    Kevin Urquhart is Managing Director and Founder of Fraser Urquhart Media – a unique hybrid of Publicity and Publishing Consultancy. Since 1999, they are proud publishers of the iconic SIXTY9 DEGREES and dluxe Birmingham & Solihull magazines. Kevin is one of the most experienced and respected Publishers in the Midlands with an 18-year track record […]