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NFFF Fish & Chip Quality Award

It's a fact that today, fish and chips are still Britain's number one takeaway. The NFFF Fish & Chip Quality Award Scheme is all about finding those shops throughout the UK that give their customers the BEST QUALITY fish and chips, assessing them against our quality benchmark and rewarding successful applicants who pass the inspection and the taste test, with the 'BIG Q' Quality Award sign. This is so you can be assured of eating top quality fish and chips from a top quality fish and chip shop!

Visit www.qualityfishandchips.co.uk for more information.

What is the Quality Award?

Launched in January 2011, replacing the previous Seafish Friers Quality Award, The NFFF Fish & Chip Quality Award is a scheme aimed at improving standards and rewarding shops that provide top quality fish and chips in a clean, hygienic and safe environment.

The Quality Award is all about finding those shops throughout the UK that give their customers the best quality fish and chips, assessing them against our quality benchmark and rewarding successful applicants who pass the inspection and the taste test, with Quality Award certification.

This is so the public can be assured of eating top quality fish and chips from a top quality fish and chip shop!

  • Recognises the UK's best quality and best tasting fish and chips by assessing them against a very high quality benchmark
  • Promotes the use of fish sourced from environmentally sustainable stocks to reduce the impact on fish numbers and the environment
  • Raises standards in the UK fish and chip shop sector by highlighting the professionalism of shop owners and staff
  • Highlights the importance of producing high quality fish and chips in a first class environment inspected by industry professionals 

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Why take the Quality Award?

The award is a great marketing opportunity and promoting your business through the display of an award such as this helps you to increase customer confidence and awareness, and helps your business to stay one step ahead.

The Quality Award also acts as a great opportunity for your business to be independently audited by an experienced, industry approved assessor, helping you to pick up on areas where you can improve your business.

  • Show your customers you're one of the best in the UK!
  • Get ahead of your competition
  • Fantastic marketing opportunity
  • Increase footfall

How do I get the Quality Award?

To achieve the award shops have to undergo a thorough inspection carried out by an independent assessor covering the following aspects:

  • Premises - layout, condition and cleanliness
  • Machinery, equipment and utensils - condition and cleanliness
  • Working practices - intake, preparation, storage, product handling and temperature control
  • Hygiene standards - staff, premises and equipment
  • Management controls - health and safety, pest controls, temperature monitoring,
  • Cleaning schedules, staff training
  • Final product - level of customer service, quality and taste of finished cooked product

How to enter?

To enter the Quality Award we first encourage you to read through the Guidelines Document to understand what the assessment will cover. Once you are happy that your business will meet these criteria you can fill out the Application Form and sign the Terms and Conditions form, sending both documents to the NFFF at the address on our Contact Page.

Find the UK's Top Fish & Chip Shops

Where can you find the UK's best fish and chips? Well... right here in fact!!!
 
Just click on the download link (right) to get hold of the NFFF's Official Guide to the UK's Top Fish and Chip Shops.

Quality Award Winners!

Winners of the Quality Award

"Winning the Quality Award has put Tonyrefail on the Fish & Chip map!"

                              -Mathew Williams, The Crispy Cod, Tonyrefail, Wales.

 

John Williams - Quality Award Winner

"My customers relate to this award so much more because it is so easy to understand. The Big Q says it all".

                        - John Williams, Y Wygyr Fish and Chip Shop, Anglesey.