Meet our illustrious panel of industry experts judging the competition for 2014.

Simon Bainbridge

Simon Bainbridge

Editor, British Journal of Photography

Chris Beetles

Chris Beetles

Of Chris Beetles Fine Photographs, London, one of Europe's leading art dealers

Julia Bradbury

Julia Bradbury

Credited with revamping Sunday night primetime television on Countryfile and dubbed “Lady of the Lakes” Julia Bradbury is one of the small screen’s most popular and versatile presenters   Photo: © Clara Moldon

Kate Day

Kate Day

The Telegraph, Social Media, Engagement Editor and Photographer

Pete A. Eising

Pete A. Eising

Owner, President and CEO of CulinArts Group, a holding company which unites under one roof several media companies specialising in food and lifestyle – among them StockFood, the world’s leading food image agency representing more than 1,000 professional food photographers worldwide

Elizabeth Galbraith

Elizabeth Galbraith

Creative Director, BBC Food Group, Olive, Good Food, Easy Cook

Angela Hartnett

Angela Hartnett

MBE and Chef/Proprietor of Murano

Donna Hay

Donna Hay

Australian Food Stylist, Author and Magazine Editor

Toby Hoare

Toby Hoare

CEO, JWT Europe, Chairman, Geometry Global

Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev Kapoor

India's Celebrity Chef Superstar

Sarah Kemp

Sarah Kemp

Publishing Director of Decanter Magazine and founder of the Decanter Fine Wine Encounters, Europe’s premier wine events, the Decanter World Wine Awards, the world’s largest wine competition and www.decanter.com, the internationally renowned website

Helen Kranstauber

Helen Kranstauber

Creative Director, Food Film Festival

Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis

Creative Director at Quadrille Publishing, one of the leading publishers of illustrated books specialising in Food & Drink, Home & Craft, Art, Photography and Fashion

David Loftus

David Loftus

One of the world's leading food photographers, particularly known for his work with Jamie Oliver for his cookery books

Paul Lowe

Paul Lowe

Sweet Paul is the brainchild of Paul Lowe, initially starting as a blog which transformed into the sweet paul magazine phenomenon

Pat Llewellyn

Pat Llewellyn

British television producer and current Managing Director of the television production company, Optomen.   Photo: © Linda Nylind for the Media Guardian

Andy Macdonald

Andy Macdonald

Managing Director of Coregeo Ltd, the Master Licensor of Pink Lady® in the UK

Roy Meiklejon

Roy Meiklejon

National President, British Institute of Professional Photography

Dr. Nathan Myhrvold

Dr. Nathan Myhrvold

Former Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft, current CEO of Intellectual Ventures, award winning photographer and author of the Modernist Cuisine Trilogy including The Photography of Modernist Cuisine

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi

Israeli-born chef, cookery writer and restaurateur

Martin Parr

Martin Parr

Documentary Photographer

Melanie Philippe

Melanie Philippe

Marketing & Communications Manager, World Photography Organisation

Jay Rayner

Jay Rayner

Journalist, Writer, Broadcaster and Food Critic

Justine Roberts

Justine Roberts

CEO and Co-founder of Mumsnet

Steve Rowe

Steve Rowe

Executive Director, Food, Marks & Spencer, one of the UK’s leading and most innovative food retailers

Andrew Scrivani

Andrew Scrivani

Award-winning Photographer and New York Times Contributor

Joanna Simon

Joanna Simon

Award-winning wine writer and broadcaster, Joanna is Wine & Food Editor for House & Garden

Jane Suthering

Jane Suthering

President, Guild of Food Writers

Vitalie Taittinger

Vitalie Taittinger

Marketing Director, Champagne Taittinger

Eric Treuille

Eric Treuille

Owner of Books for Cooks, Notting Hill, London, the shop internationally renowned for its vast and diverse collection of cookery books

Sheri L. Wetherell

Sheri L. Wetherell

CEO and co-founder of Foodista.com, the online recipe, cooking and food news source; and the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC)

Yasia Williams

Yasia Williams

Deputy Creative Director, Mitchell Beazley