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Good Food Awards in San Francisco Magazine

Posted on November 25, 2014 in News

Our very own founder, Sarah Weiner, is profiled in the December “Power” Issue of San Francisco Magazine.  Check it out for great stories on the impact of winning a Good Food Award from past winners Olympic Provisions, INNA Jam and Fruition Chocolate.  There’s also a look into the Good Food Awards Blind Tasting and a sneak peak at the new Good Food Mercantile. Cheers to “the Arbiter of Good”!

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2015 Good Food Awards Finalists Announced

Posted on October 23, 2014 in News

Our friends at the San Francisco Chronicle’s Inside Scoop have the details on this year’s 206 Good Food Awards Finalists, showcasing the best of tasty, authentic and responsible.  The 150 Good Food Awards Winners will be announced in a special Awards Ceremony on January 8, 2015 in San Francisco followed by a gala reception.  Tickets to all of January’s events including the public Good Food Awards Marketplace and Beer & Spirits Garden can be found here.

2015 Good Food Awards Update

Posted on September 23, 2014 in Home Page, News

We are currently in the process of vetting all high scoring entries to ensure they meet our sustainability criteria. All high scorers will be contacted by email between now and the end of October. Finalists will be notified of their status after all responses are received and verified for their category. An official press release with the full list of Finalists will be posted on our website in mid-November. Thank you for your patience!

Good Food Awards Boxes Available on Treatsie!

Posted on September 12, 2014 in Home Page, News

We’re excited about our new partnership with Treatsie, a company sourcing amazing artisan sweets from small-batch vendors around the country! Click here to purchase curated Confections, Chocolate and Preserves Boxes featuring 2014 Good Food Awards Winners!

Entry Period Extended to August 5!

Posted on August 2, 2014 in Home Page, News

We get it, it’s been a busy summer – maybe you just got back from vacation, maybe our email got lost in the shuffle or maybe you’re up to your elbows making your tasty, authentic and responsible food. Everyone deserves a break, so we’re extending the entry period deadly to midnight on Tuesday, August 5. Because celebrating five years of Good Food deserves a fifth week of incredible entries, don’t you think?

Be sure to enter before midnight on Tuesday to be part of the only national initiative to recognize excellent in taste and sustainability. The entry fee is $65 per entry to cover storing, sorting and processing, and don’t forget members of the Good Food Merchants Guild get one free entry, so join today! Take me to the Good Food Awards entry page please.

Thank You, Portland!

Posted on July 29, 2014 in News

We want to thank everyone who came out to our Portland Roadshow event and a special thanks to our partners Olympic Provisions, Organic Valley and Ecotrust for their support.  In case you missed the event, check out this great recap from the Portland Tribune.

 

Good Food Awards Entry Period, Open Now

Posted on July 7, 2014 in News

We’re thrilled to announce our fifth annual call for entries! From July 7 – August 1 we’ll be accepting entries to the Good Food Awards in 11 categories: beer, cheese, charcuterie, chocolate, coffee, confections, pickles, preserves, oils, spirits and – new this year – honey.  In celebration of our fifth anniversary we’ve also expanded existing categories to make this year our biggest and best yet.  Producers can now enter ciders (in the Beer category), preserved fish (Charcuterie) yogurt and kefir (Cheese), kombucha (Pickles) and cocktail modifiers (Spirits).

Our friends over at Good Food Web have the scoop from our very own Good Food Awards Director, Sarah Weiner on the impact and value of winning a Good Food Award for small businesses – check it out here.

Thank You DC!

Posted on June 11, 2014 in News

Thank you to everyone who helped make our DC Roadshow stop a success!  Special thanks to the team from Edens and Union Market – Jodie McLean, Katie Bucklew, Jenna Stern, Evelyn Hawkins and Richie Bradenburg.  We’d also thank our Good Food Marketplace vendors who joined us from across the Eastern Seaboard, from Brooklyn to Raleigh and everywhere in between.  Stay tuned for photos on our Flickr page, and check out these two beautiful photos essays of our time in DC:  from Brightest Young Things some gorgeous shots of Sunday Supper and from our friends at Dolcezza a recap of our Monday night potluck with farmers, artisans and friends.

Good Food Online Auction Live!

Posted on April 16, 2014 in News

We’re holding our first ever online Good Food Auction and auctioning off 20 incredible food experiences and tasting boxes from across the nation to the highest bidder!  Get a glimpse into what it takes to win a Good Food Award with the “Ultimate Good Food Awards Experience,” including attending the private judging of the 1,500 entries in San Francisco alongside 200 food luminaries (past judges include Alice Waters, Michael Pollan and Ruth Reichl), AND tickets to the Awards Gala to rub elbows with the 2015 Good Food Award Winners and be the first to taste the 130 winning foods.

For beer enthusiasts, bid on a chance to work side by side for a day with master brewer Dave McLean of Magnolia Brewery, or to create your own personal signature beer with the team behind Cerveceria de MateVeza.  Want to see where the local food movement began? A chance to sit at the non-bookable Chef’s Table within the kitchen of the iconic Chez Panisse could be yours.  These exceptional packages include a taste of the American marmalade that took gold this spring at the World’s Marmalade Competition in Britain, delivered straight to your door; salami of the month subscription from four-time Good Food Award Winner Olympic Provisions and much, much more.

Check out all of the tasty, authentic and responsible packages here!

Good Food Merchants Guild & Off the Grid

Posted on April 1, 2014 in News

We’re excited to announce Good Food Merchants Guild‘s new partnership with Off the Grid, an organization that activates urban spaces to create community markets.  Beginning Sunday, April 6, and every Sunday through October, join us at the Picnic at the Presidio and visit our collection of Good Food Awards Winners and Guild Members selling their delicious wares on the beautiful Main Parade Ground. Picnic in the sun, enjoy some great food on the spot and take something delicious home!

Photo credit: Marc Fiorito, Gamma Nine