Foodservice Awards Categories

Category definitions have been provided to help you select the right place for your product to be entered. Please note that categories have been grouped by A-Z.

To enter, click on the category below and you will be taken to the online entry form. You will be able to enter multiple categories within one entry.

Entries close on Friday 17 May 2024.

We have created a helpful step by step guide to entering which can be downloaded using the button below.

Entry fee per product : €339+VAT per entry 

Small producer entry fee: (fewer than 10 staff and annual sales under €1 million): €89+VAT.

(FS) Biscuits and Snacking

Great products or new innovation in room service or coffee occasion

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Cakes and Desserts

Whole, sliced or individually wrapped cakes and desserts. For Christmas cakes and desserts, see (fs) Christmas categories.

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Condiments and Dressings

Sachets, bottles and Back of House ingredients

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Dairy

Back of House use e.g tubs, or sachets for Room Service and Impulse. Includes cheese, milk, butters, yogurts etc. For Non-Dairy, see (FS) Vegan Products and Alternatives

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Dry Goods and Pre-prepped Ingredients

Products that aim to save time, or provide back of house advantages, or bulk products for recipes e.g. breadcrumbs, baking mixes

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Food to Go

Food to Go items such as sandwiches, wraps, sushi and salads. Presentation packaging, new flavours, or platter innovation

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Fresh Produce

Any fresh produce items either for Back of House use or Front of House

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Meal Accompaniments

Back of House recipes that are ethnic, healthier or innovative

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Pasta, Rice and Grains

Products for recipe ingredients, fillings or to add to a salad.

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Pizza, Pies and Pasties

Products of innovation, portions for Back of House use, for individual sale or creating a meal

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Ready to Cook

Includes Back of House or part prepared, for outlets to finish the dish e.g. lasagne, risotto, stews etc

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Soft Drinks

Any soft drink aimed at the Foodservice market

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Bread and Morning Goods

Range of product that stands out or is unique

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Christmas

Front of House presentation, pre packed to whole ranges

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Cooking Sauces

Back of House/part prepared recipes that are ethnic, healthier or innovative

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Delicatessen Ambient or Chilled

Platters, individual slices/portions or Back of House use

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Fish

Innovation in tinned/ambient, or Back of House use e.g. fillets and sides

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Free From

Free From Back of House products for Front of House sale or for recipes e.g. gluten free flapjacks, gluten free pastry

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Hot Beverages

Any hot beverages in any format e.g. Room Service, Front of House Impulse, Back of House innovation or new for Baristas.

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Meat

Any meat whether it be joints, burgers, portions, slices or ready to serve variations

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Party Food and Buffet

Any party food items including presentation packs and ideas on innovation e.g. sausage rolls, canapes

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Preserves

Impulse jars/sachets/blister packs, or bulk for Back of House use

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)

(FS) Vegan Products and Alternatives

Vegan alternatives to act as a meat substitution for recipes, meal centrepieces etc, e.g. soya/mycoprotein, sausages/burgers, sandwich fillings, eggless mayo etc

€ 339.00 +VAT (23%)