Ideal Home launches Kitchen of the Year Awards

Awards are aimed at manufacturers and distributors

16 Nov, 20

Consumer magazine Ideal Home has launched the Kitchen of the Year Awards, designed to celebrate the best of the UK kitchen industry, aimed at manufacturers and distributors.

Ideal Home launches Kitchen of the Year Awards


The Ideal Home Kitchen of the Year Awards will recognise kitchen manufacturing, design and functionality.

The categories include

  • Kitchen of the year
  • Best value kitchen
  • Modern kitchen
  • Classic kitchen
  • New kitchen innovation
  • Surfaces
  • Tap design
  • Kitchen storage solution
  • Large kitchen appliance
  • Small kitchen appliance
  • ‘One small step’ award for sustainability


The awards judging panel includes theIdeal Home team – editorial director Sarah Spiteri, editor Heather Young and associate editor Busola Evans – as well as chef, author and Masterchef winner Shelina Permalloo.

All UK kitchen manufacturers or distributors simply need to complete an entry form, including a 300-word article outling the USPs and a hi-res product image.

The cost is £295 (ex VAT) per category, with all entrants presented a ‘nominee’ badge to use on marketing collateral and will be featured in the Ideal Home kitchen buyers guide.

Deadline for entries is January 7, 2021, and winners will be announced in February 2021 in Ideal Home magazine’s May print issue, plus there will be a dedicated PR campaign.

Editor Heather Young said: “As the kitchen market becomes more complex and competitive, with consumers demanding more from their kitchens than ever before, it is vital that kitchen manufactuers and distributors stand out to gain a competitive edge.

“We are confident the first Ideal Home Kitchen of the Year Awards will enable brands to reach new, highly-engaged consumers.”