Have a question about the Golden Chopsticks Awards or the ceremony? You'll find answers to all of the most frequently asked questions here.
The Golden Chopsticks Awards (GCAs) is an award ceremony which recognises Oriental cuisine across the UK. Our mission is to celebrate the enormous contribution of Oriental cuisines to the UK catering industry and champion those who work within it. The GCA’s is a celebration of varied contributions to the Oriental food industry by Restaurants, Takeaways, Retailers, Wholesalers, Suppliers, Writers, Chefs, individuals and more.
There are 20 awards in total, see The Awards Category page for more details.
Hopefully you! All the awards category finalists, the founders including Gok Wan who hosts the event, the Judges and anyone who has a passion for Oriental food including a whole host of foodies from celebrities and chefs to food writers, restaurateurs, manufacturers and suppliers. Plus all our Golden Chopsticks official Partners.
Winners will receive:
- A full inclusion in the Golden Chopsticks national and regional PR campaign
- A trophy
- A framed certificate
- A window sticker for their restaurant (finalists will also receive this)
- A selection of sauces from Lee Kum Kee
- The opportunity to have their photo taken with Gok Wan and the celebrity judges on the night
If you are an Oriental eatery and you want to be involved in the awards - firstly read our pages on 'How to take part' and 'Benefits for Restaurants'. This should give you all the information about how the awards campaign works. Once you have done this, be sure to sign up to the Restaurant Area to order your FREE voting pack and download other tools to help your campaign.
Go to the ‘Vote Now’ button on the ‘Homepage’ and you can vote for your restaurant here. You can cast one vote in each of the 12 public categories, if a restaurant has asked you to vote for them, make sure you know which category they want to receive votes for, if you don't know, pick the one you think is most suitable. Voting is open between Friday 1st February and Sunday 10th March. Outside of this period you will not see the Voting option on the website.
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