​Redcloak Fish Bar Shines as Newcomer of the Year at National Awards

​Redcloak Fish Bar Shines as Newcomer of the Year at National Awards

Posted by Emma on 29th Feb 2024

In an impressive victory, Redcloak Fish Bar in Stonehaven was awarded the title Newcomer of the Year at the National Fish and Chip Awards. This recognition marks a significant milestone for the Scottish eatery, as it stood out among strong contenders, including Ings Fish Bar in Redcar and Mackerel Sky in Stamford Bridge.

The award, aimed at businesses opened since January 1, 2022, involved a rigorous evaluation by industry experts. Criteria included knowledge of the fish and chip sector, commitment to sustainability, employment standards, and culinary excellence.

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Andrew Crook, President of the National Federation of Fish Friers, praised the winner: "Congratulations to Redcloak Fish Bar for this incredible success. Their perseverance and quality service in challenging times are commendable. This achievement signals a promising future for them."

The Newcomer of the Year award, sponsored by ADM/Frymax, emphasizes the importance of fresh talent in maintaining the tradition and excellence of the fish and chip industry. Andrew Marriott, ADM/Frymax's UK Brand & Marketing Manager, celebrated the finalists' efforts and acknowledged Redcloak Fish Bar's outstanding achievement.

Further celebrating their victory, Redcloak Fish Bar has been invited on an educational trip to Norway, courtesy of Seafood from Norway. This experience includes a deep dive into the Norwegian fishing industry, showcasing sustainable practices and high-quality seafood procurement essential for UK fish and chip shops.

We invite your thoughts and comments below on this remarkable achievement and the significance of nurturing new talent in traditional industries.

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