Small Plates Shortlist

The 'Small Plates' recognise contemporary cultural nuances by acknowledging the pivotal role social media now plays in the restaurant world while, with tongue firmly in cheek, attempting to subvert current gastronomic fashion and also make a point of championing tradition, both culinary and literary.

Instagram Account of the Year

Picked from the restaurant world's social media platform of choice.

Long-Form Journalism

Because the world still needs in-depth restaurant writing.

Red-Wine Serving Restaurant

For those who shun current fashion by still championing the red grape.

Tattoo-Free Chef

For toque stars whose bodies aren't canvases.

Trolley of the Year

For those that believe tableside service should always be in fashion.

Tweezer-Free Kitchen

Searching for a more hands-on style of plating.