Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber have postponed the Midlothian and East Lothian Food and Drink Awards dinner previously scheduled for March 26 until Thursday, June 4 (4.30pm to 9.30pm) at Eskmills, Musselburgh.

A total of 33 businesses have been shortlisted across eight categories and the awards recognise the best of the regions’ food and drink sector.

East Lothian Food and Drink and Lemac are headline sponsors and Keith Barbour, Chamber chief executive said that in view of the uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus, The Chamber has decided to postpone the Midlothian and East Lothian Food and Drink Awards dinner previously scheduled for March 26.

The finalists have been selected and Barbour added: “The competition gets stronger every year and this is testimony to the hospitality sector in the region.

“All categories had a high level of entrants and this presented the judges with a particularly difficult challenge.”

Flashback picture to previous awards.