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Taste of Staffordshire - Quality Marque

Taste of Staffordshire Quality Marque

Look out for the 'Taste of Staffordshire Quality Marque' it's your guarantee that the restaurants, pubs, cafes and food retailers displaying the logo have achieved the highest standards for the quality of their food and drink.

Each year qualified inspectors anonymously visit the eating establishments and undertake a 'mystery diner experience' to judge if they make the grade, not only for the quality of the food and drink they serve, but also for customer service and effective promotion and use of local produce in their menus.

Accredited Taste of Staffordshire businesses can apply for the food and drink categories in the Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards.

If you run a food and drink business and would like to find out more about gaining the Taste of Staffordshire Quality Marque contact taste@staffordshire.gov.uk or 01785 277397.

 

 
 
 
 
Calanside Farm Shop butcher with local meat, Click for more on Taste of Staffordshire accredited food and drink retailers

 

Taste of Staffordshire Retailers

Locally grown, reared, produced or manufactured, you can be sure that the food you buy from our farm shops, deli's and food shops is fresh and delicious.

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Taste of Staffordshire Eating Places

There are flavours for every taste in our restaurants and eating places, from traditional favourites to international cuisine.

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The brasserie at The Swan, Stafford - Click for Taste of Staffordshire accredited Eating Places
Food and Drink events >>>

Murder Mystery

Shugborough Estate

Sat 1 Oct 2016

Join us in the Lady Walk Restaurant to enjoy an evening of tongue-in-cheek intrigue & innuendo as a murder mystery is performed by the Creative Arts Theatre Company before the serving of each dinner course, leading to a climactic whodunit.

Stone Food & Drink Festival

Stone Food & Drink Festival

Fri 30 Sep - Sun 2 Oct 2016

Welcome to Staffordshire’s biggest gastronomic gathering! Over the past decade, the Stone Food & Drink Festival has grown from humble beginnings in the town’s Georgian High Street into one of the Midlands’ biggest and busiest food festivals

Traditional German fayre at Uttoxeter Racecourse

Oktoberfest Raceday

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Sun 2 Oct 2016

Uttoxeter Racecourse's first-ever Oktoberfest Raceday will feature traditional German music from a strolling Oompah band, plus German beer and food, as well as six thrilling jump races!

Apple Fest

The Foxlowe Arts Centre

Sat 8 Oct 2016

Join us to celebrate this year’s apple bounty, convert your windfalls and surplus apples into delicious juice. Taste (and maybe buy) some unusual apple varieties. Taste our apple cakes and treats. Garden apple hunt.

Fine Food and Artisan Craft Market

World of Wedgwood

Sun 9 Oct 2016

Our latest market was so popular, we are doing it again! Sample delicious Staffordshire produce and discover unique hand crafted gifts. 10am - 4pm.

Swiss wine supper evening

Wine Supper with la Varone Vineyards, Switzerland

Swinfen Hall Hotel

Thu 13 Oct 2016

A drinks reception followed by a fabulous four-course dinner with Nathalie Ferretti, a Director of Varone Vins, explaining the chosen wines and the principles of Swiss wine-making.

Third Annual Independent Brewer's Beer Festival

The National Brewery Centre

Fri 14 - Sat 15 Oct 2016

Taste around 50 real ales and keg beers sourced from small independent brewers from across the UK. This Festival will feature around 30 of the best and most unusual of their members.

An evening with Lola Lamour

BEST WESTERN The George Hotel

Fri 28 Oct 2016

Join us for an evening of good food followed by nostalgic entertainment from the glamorous vocalist Lola Lamour who specialises in music from the 1920s to 1950s.

Murder Mystery Evening

Best Western Moor Hall Hotel and Spa

Fri 28 Oct 2016

We invite you to mingle with some classic horror movie characters at their gruesome Halloween ball where the mystery of “Hammertime Horror” will unfold while you enjoy a frighteningly good 3 course meal.

Murder Mystery Evening

BEST WESTERN The George Hotel

Fri 4 Nov 2016

Our popular Murder Mystery evenings allow you to put your investigative skills to the test and enjoy an evening of murder, mystery and intrigue, courtesy of Murder Mystery Productions.

Secrets of Suburbia - Murder Mystery Evening

BEST WESTERN The George Hotel

Fri 4 Nov 2016

Our popular Murder Mystery evenings allow you to put your investigative skills to the test and enjoy an evening of murder, mystery and intrigue, courtesy of Murder Mystery Productions.

Autumn Flavours Dine & Stay

Weston Park

Sat 5 - Sun 6 Nov 2016

A Fairy-tale Afternoon Tea

A Fairy-tale Afternoon Tea

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Sun 20 Nov 2016

Enjoy a delicious homemade Afternoon Tea in the company of our fairy-tale princesses including Snow White and Cinderella

Guy Day's Hints & Tips

Weston Park

Tue 22 - Thu 24 Nov 2016

Let our Head Chef inspire you on one of his Hints & Tips sessions this year. Based around a chosen theme Guy will demonstrate dishes, offer practical advice, tricks of the trade and the odd Chef’s cheat here and there!

Fangs for the Memories - Murder Mystery Evening

BEST WESTERN The George Hotel

Fri 25 Nov 2016

Our popular Murder Mystery evenings allow you to put your investigative skills to the test and enjoy an evening of murder, mystery and intrigue, courtesy of Murder Mystery Productions.

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