This year's Yorkshire Evening post Oliver awards look set to be bigger and better than ever with more nominations than ever before.

For the first time Yorkshire Food & Drink  is sponsoring the Oliver Award’s Outstanding Contribution Award and we are looking for your help to find a winner.

All you need to do is email the name of the person you think has gone above and beyond in the Yorkshire food and drink scene and say briefly why you think they should win this special award to

Last year the Outstanding Contribution Award was won by Michelin-starred chef Simon Gueller of Box Tree restaurant in Ilkley

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