2023 Good Food Awards Entry Period Open June 1 – 30

2023 Good Food Awards Entry Period Open June 1 – 30

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Honoring American crafters raising the bar in tasty, authentic and responsible food and drink

San Francisco, CA (June 1, 2022) – Today marks the start of a monthlong, nationwide call for entries to the 2023 Good Food Awards in 18 categories: beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, cider, coffee, confections, elixirs, drinks, grains, honey, fish, oils, pantry, pickles, preserves, spirits and snacks.

Each year, the Good Food Foundation is proud to recognize the contributions of American makers who are committed to crafting delicious food and drink using sustainable and responsible sourcing and production methods. This year, the 244 Winners were honored in a moving ceremony hosted by Alice Waters, Matthew Raiford and Sam Mogannam, with additional remarks by Founder Sarah Weiner and the Winners themselves.

To enter the Good Food Awards, crafters fill out a 10-minute entry form available here (and at goodfoodfdn.org) between today and June 30. The $82 entry fee covers the cost of processing, storing, sorting and transporting products to the annual blind tasting, where industry professionals and category experts will identify this year’s top scorers. Judge feedback is also available, with a $15 fee.

A special Early Bird discount (code EARLYBIRD, $10 off second entry) is available to all makers through Friday, June 3. Crafters that identify as BIPOC are eligible for one complimentary entry plus judge feedback. To receive the custom discount code, email connect@goodfoodfdn.org.


The Good Food Awards is organized by the Good Food Foundation 501 (c) 3, in collaboration with a broad community of food crafters, grocers, chefs, food writers, activists and passionate food-lovers. The Presenting Sponsor is the Good Food Merchants Collaborative, comprised of 16 of the country’s top independently owned retailers from Ann Arbor to Oakland to Greenville, North Carolina, all of whom are committed to supporting America’s great food crafters. Joining them is a vibrant group of key supporters, including Lead Supporters Bi-Rite Family of Businesses, Clarkson Potter, Ten Speed Press and Veritable Vegetable.


The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsible. Now in its thirteenth year, awards will be given in 18 categories: beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, cider, coffee, confections, drinks, elixirs, fish, grains, honey, oils (tasted & announced in the spring), pantry, pickles, preserves, snacks and spirits. The Good Food Awards Seal, found on winning products, assures consumers they have found something exceptionally delicious that also supports sustainability and social good.