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Best Licensed Eating Establishment Award

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This award is designed to attract applications from licensed food outlets from hotels, restaurants, pubs, and cafes within the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area. The judges will be looking for a business that delivers excellent customer service environment and overall ambience in addition to a tempting range of food suitable to the needs of its consumers.

Applications should include:

  • Customer service strategy/policy
  • How they exceed customer expectations
  • Accolades and Achievements
  • Information on menus and the use of local produce

Business persons can put themselves forward, or be nominated by another person.

This is a written submission award. Please submit your application form on our online entry platform no later than 5pm Monday 23rd January 2023. Please use the button below to access the application site.

Stage 1 of the judging process will be to shortlist submissions based on the criteria above. Shortlisted finalists will be notified by Wednesday 1st February 2023 and will be invited to take part in Stage 2 of the judging process. Please note that if an applicant is shortlisted for this stage, they must be available to attend a 15-minute Zoom interview/presentation with the judging panel on Wednesday 8th February. The panel will then rank the shortlist based on the interview. If you have entered the Best Licensed Eating Establishment Award or Best Non-Licensed Eating Establishment Award, stage 2 of the judging process will be a mystery shopping visit and you will not be required to attend an interview.

Important information: When registering for your Awards account, please ensure to select to receive notification and communication emails or SMSs from plannd. This will enable you to receive confirmation emails, as well as updates on your entry. You may withdraw your consent at any time.