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Mitch has won many awards himself and for his restaurants, food and books over the years including:

Devon Life Food 7 Drink Awards - Food Hero 2016
This category celebrates the individual who has made the most impact on the food community – someone who goes the extra mile to promote Devon to a wider audience and is passionate about local produce throughout.

Mitch now has an honorary doctorate in business from Plymouth university

Seahorse name in Sunday Times top 100 restaurants in the UK

Seafish UK National Fish & Chip Awards 2017
Best Multiple Operator
Good Catch Sustainability Award

Caterer & Seafish Restaurant of the Year award 2016
Short-listed in top 5

Coast Magazine restaurant of the year 2016

Plymouth City & Waterfront awards 2016

Herald Express Hospitality awards 2016

Devon Life Food & Drink Awards
WINNER Best Family Friendly Dining Experience

RockFish repeatedly voted by The Times and Sunday Times in the top UK Fish & Chip restaurants, 2011, 2012, 2014

Seafish Awards
WINNERS of Best Community Contribution & Best Multiple award 2015

Seafish Awards
shortlisted for Best Multiple & the Good Catch award 2014

Seahorse winner of Best Seafood Restaurant – Good Food Guide 2013

Seahorse winner of Best Restaurant in UK – OFM 2012

Seafish Awards
RockFish UK’s BEST Independent in National Fish & Chip awards 2012

Restaurant Awards
Seahorse in top 100 UK Restaurants 2009/10/11/12

RockFish voted by The Times 2011 in top 30 UK Fish & Chip restaurants

Tatler restaurateur of the year, 2006

Top 100 most influential foodies by Caterer and Hotelkeeper 2006

Fishmonger’s Cookbook: Winner of World Gourmand Award for Best Fish Book, 2005

Presenter for BAFTA nominated BBC’s Get Cooking, 2007

Nominated in London Restaurant Awards 2008 for Best Chain

World Gourmand award for Best Seafood Book for Fresh, The Fishmonger's Cookbook

Andre Simon prize - shorlisted for The Seafood Cafe Cookbook

Best Fish Restaurant, London ITV Restaurant Awards, 2005

Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist, 2005

Seafood Café Cookbook, short-listed for André Simon award, 2002

Best Seafood Restaurant for Bath FishWorks in Which Good Food Guide, 2000

Best fishmonger award Food For Britain agency & Country Living Magazine, 2000