• AWARD CATEGORIES

THE JUDGING PROCESS

Step 1

Register to attend The Big Eat street food festival for your chance to be crowned best in class for your chosen category. All traders who wish to be considered must be at The Big Eat to be judged by the public and judging panel.

Step 2

A public vote will take place at The Big Eat festival on 4th June 2022 at Royal Victoria Country Park. Showcase your best food and drink to impress and leave the competition in your wake.

Step 3

An expert judging panel will also be present at The Big Eat to give their professional opinion. The winners will be decided from a combination of the public and judges opinions. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be announced towards the end of the year.

CATEGORIES – THE BIG EAT FESTIVAL 2022

Categories for the Hampshire Street Food Awards will be announced shortly. Judging will take place at The Big Eat Festival at Royal Victoria Country Park, Saturday 4th June 2022.

  • Best Street Food Burger - Sponsored by Merlin Mortgages

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Vegetarian/Vegan Cuisine

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Gluten-Free Cuisine

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Street Food Pizza

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Street Food Dessert

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Drinks Vendor

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Locally Sourced Produce - Sponsored by Winter Comms

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best International Street Food Vendor - Sponsored by asembl.

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Street Food Fish Dish

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Bar Vendor - Sponsored by Green Frog Promotions

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Best Looking Street Food Vendor

    This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

  • Noisy Neighbour

    Special award reserved for any trader from outside Hampshire. This will be judged by the public and our expert judges at The Big Eat Festival on 4th June.

CATEGORIES – STREET FOOD AWARDS 2022

The following awards are not available to enter but will be awarded separately at our awards ceremony later in the year. These awards will be decided by our judging panel.

  • Community Contribution Award - Sponsored by Solent Energy Solutions

    Awarded to the street food vendor who has made the biggest contribution to the local community.

  • Fan Favourite

    Awarded to the street food vendor who receives the most public votes for their food at The Big Eat 2022.

  • Best Festival - Sponsored by Safeguard Wills

    Awarded to the best festival in Hampshire, based on a public vote online.

  • Overall Best Street Food Vendor in Hampshire - Sponsored by Island Tea & Coffee Co

    Awarded to the overall best street food vendor as determined by the public vote and our expert judging panel.

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