The countdown to the 2016 Orkney Food and Drink Awards has begun, with organisers urging anyone who’d like to attend the event to book a place as soon as possible.
Tickets for the awards ceremony and gala dinner – being held in Stromness Academy, at 7pm for 7.30pm, on Saturday 15 October – are selling fast.
Thirty-six local food and drink business are in the running for 16 different awards, covering everything from the best breakfasts, lunches and evening meals, to the finest bakery, drink, meat, fish and dairy products.
Event guests will be treated to an evening of entertainment and a top-class four-course meal, made using local produce. Presentation of the 2016 Orkney Food and Drink Awards will round off the night.