PAST WINNERS

2010 – Derek Mossman

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2010 – Derek Mossman The 2010 applications for the annual Geoffrey Roberts travel award were the strongest set for a long time and for the first time in six years the Award went to a winner in wine, Geoffrey’s original speciality, rather than food.  Derek Mossman Knapp of Chile plans to spend his bursary encouraging artisan […]

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2009 – Dilly Boase

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2009 – Dilly Boase The winner  was a 26 year-old baker, Dilly Boase. She is absolutely crazy about bread and used her prize of £3,000 to travel round Italy learning all there is to know about baking in Italy.  She was working at the artisanal Born and Bread bakery in south London but planned to spend […]

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2008 – Magdalena Eriksson & Nelle Gretzinger

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2008 – Magdalena Eriksson & Nelle Gretzinger The judges were so impressed by two of the applicants in 2008 that they decided to choose two equal winners, Magdalena Eriksson and Nelle Gretzinger, both of New York City. Not only do both winners live in the same city, they will both use their awards to carry […]

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2007 – Richard Villadoniga

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2007 – Richard Villadoniga Florida geography teacher Richard Villadoniga used our $6,000 to finance a road trip across the United States with the aim of highlighting some of the country’s endangered foodstuffs and promoting greater awareness of them via local media opportunities. He has now incorporated what he learnt into a teaching module to make American children […]

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2006 – Nazli Parvizi

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2006 – Nazli Parvizi Nazli Parvizi from New York wanted to go to VietNam in March 2007 to foster sustainable farming and better cultural links between VietNamese American chefs and restaurateurs in the ancient capital of Hue in an effort to promote responsible tourism and development.  Unfortunately however, her work as the youngest ever Executive Director […]