Congratulations to Mary Berry who has been honoured with the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award!
The winners of the 2015 Observer Food Monthly Awards, in association with Cuisinart, were announced at a ceremony in London on Thursday 15 October 2015.
Now in its twelfth year, the awards - which are voted for by both Observer readers and a judging panel - champion the best producers, restaurants, retailers and bloggers in the UK. Claudia Winkleman and Jay Rayner co-hosted this year’s celebrations and were joined by Observer Food Monthly editor Allan Jenkins, who introduced the evening.
Mary Berry won the celebrated lifetime achievement award for her outstanding contribution to culinary arts. With over 50 years experience, The Great British Bake Off star is a longstanding name in both the television and food industries.
Mary said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to receive the lifetime achievement award. It’s a great honour to be recognised for doing something I love and I feel incredibly lucky to have been able to have a career in an industry that I feel so passionate about."