The second The Menu Food and Drinks Awards are taking place at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews.
Hundreds of guests are gathering for the ceremony, which will recognise the best of the local area’s hospitality sector.
The event is being fittingly complemented by a lavish gala dinner, with each of the five courses cooked up by a top chef.
The best in food and drink in Courier country will be chosen from 11 categories. They are: Coffee Shop of the Year; Street Vendor of the Year; Restaurant of the Year; Chef of the Year; Farm to Fork Award – Food and Drink; New Talent (Rising Star); Pub of the Year; Best Craft Beer; Best Craft Distiller; Cocktail Bar of the Year; and Best Newcomer.
A Judges’ Choice Food and Drink Brand Ambassador will also be awarded.