Good Food Guide goes nationwide in 2018
The food industry will gather at The Star Sydney on October 16 to celebrate the launch of the 2018 Good Food Guide and to witness Australia’s best restaurants and chefs recognised in the annual awards.
For the first time, the Good Food Guide Awards will this year recognise restaurants Australia-wide, in line with Guide going national in 2018 and covering all Australian states and territories as well as regional areas.
More than 500 restaurants were reviewed for the 2018 Guide and the best of the bunch will be awarded hats, symbolised by a chef’s toque.
The 2018 Chef of the Year finalists are: Aaron Turner, Igni (Geelong, Vic); Danielle Alvarez, Fred’s (Paddington, NSW); Dan Puskas, Sixpenny (Stanmore, NSW); Dave Verheul, the Town Mouse and Embla (Carlton, VIC); and Josh Niland, Saint Peter (Paddington, NSW).
The finalists for the 2018 New Restaurant of the Year are: The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery & Store (New Norfolk, TAS); Fred’s (Paddington, NSW); Lulu La Delizia (Subiaco, WA); Osteria Ilaria (Melbourne, VIC); and Saint Peter (Paddington, NSW).
The 2018 Regional Restaurant of the Year finalists are: The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery & Store (New Norfolk, TAS); Brae (Hunter Valley, NSW); Clementine (Yass, NSW); Fleet (Brunswick Heads, NSW); and Igni (Geelong, Vic).
The 2018 Bar of the Year finalists include: Above Board (Collingwood, VIC); Arlechin (Melbourne, VIC); The Dolphin (Surry Hills, NSW); The Gresham (Brisbane, QLD); and Wyno (Surry Hills, NSW).