Competitions & Awards

Competitions & Awards

HOLA! Thank you for coming to check out our accomplishments over the past few years. We work hard to give great service and offer some tasty food & beverages. It is always a great feeling to be recognised for these efforts through competitions & awards.

2019

Patron Perfectionist National Winner – Anneliese Grazioli

Best Mexican NT/QLD – Restaurant Catering Awards for Excellence

Patron Perfectionist National Finals – Anneliese Grazioli

Patron Perfectionist Regional Finals – Anneliese Grazioli

Australian Bartender & House of Angostura Most Influential – Anneliese Grazioli & David Robinson

Drinks World T25 Top 100 – Anneliese Grazioli, David Robinson & Matt Zarimis

De Kuyper ‘The Works’ State Finalist – Anneliese Grazioli & David Robinson

Best Overall Restaurant – NT Hospitality Awards for Excellence, May 2019

Hot Tamale Team Winners Photo, Best Overall Restaurant
Martin Bouchier, Matt Zarimis, Anneliese Grazioli, David Robinson & Alex Johnston

NT Bartender of the Year, Alex Johnston – NT Hospitality Awards for Excellence, May 2019

Alex Johnston accepting Bartender of the Year award
Alex Johnston

NT Chef of the Year, Martin Bouchier – NT Hospitality Awards for Excellence, May 2019

Martin Bouchier accepting Bartender of the Year award
Martin Bouchier

World Class Top 100, Anneliese Grazioli & David Robinson – Diageo World Class June 2019

Two Chef’s Hats – Gault&Millau, March 2019

Two Chef Hats for Hot Tamale

The Perfect Blend State Finalist, Anneliese Grazioli, Alex Johnston & Al Simmons – Beam-Suntory, February 2019

Bacardi Legacy Top 4 & Top 8, David Robinson – Bacardi, 2018-2019

Picture of Top 3
Top 4 Bacardi Legacy with Bacardi Ambassadors

2018

Bacardi Legacy Top 30, David Robinson & Matt Zarimis – Bacardi, 2018

Stolen Rum NT/SA State Finalist, Anneliese Grazioli & Alex Johnston – Stolen Rum, 2018

Small Employer of the Year Winner – NT Training Awards, 2018

Kellie Robinson, David Robinson

Tequila Bar of the Year Finalist – Australian Bartender Awards, September 2018

Best Speciality Cuisine National Finalist – Savour Australia, 2018

Drinks World T25 Top 100 – Anneliese Grazioli

Patron Perfectionist State & National Finalist, David Robinson, 2018

Best Mexican NT/QLD Winner – Savour Australia, 2018

De Kuyper ‘The Works’ State Winner, Alex Johnston – De Kuyper, August 2018

Alex accepting book from Dale DeGroff
Dale DeGroff, Alex Johnston

Starward Whisky Constellations National Finalist, Anneliese Grazioli – Starward, July 2018

Anneliese Grazioli with other National Finalist

Starward Whisky Constellations State Finalist, Anneliese Grazioli & Matt Zarimis – May 2019

Australian Chef of the Year Finalist, Martin Bouchier – May 2018

Southern Comfort State Finalist, Anneliese Grazioli & David Robinson – March 2018

anneliese pouring cocktail
Anneliese Grazioli

World Class Top 100, Anneliese Grazioli, David Robinson & Alex Johnston – Diageo World Class, 2018

Dishing Up Darwin Winner, Isabelle Luck – Darwin City Council, March 2018

The Perfect Blend State Finalist, Anneliese Grazioli – Beam-Suntory, February 2018

2017

Patron Perfectionist State & National Winner, Global Finalist, David Robinson – Patron, 2017

Excellence in Service National Winner, Anneliese Grazioli – Australian Hotel Association, September 2017

Tequila Bar of the Year Finalist – Australian Bartender Awards, September 2017

Best Training Initiative Winner – Australian Hotel Association, May 2017

Anneliese Grazioli, Alex Johnston, David Robinson

NT Bartender of the Year, Anneliese Grazioli – Australian Hotel Association, May 2017

2016

Best Cocktail List Winner – Australian Hotel Association Gold Plate Awards, October 2016

Luke Hammond, Matt Zarimis, Kellie Robinson, Anneliese Grazioli, Natasha Vercoe

World Class Top 100, David Robinson – Diageo World Class, June 2016

Tequila Bar of the Year Finalist – Australian Bartender Awards, September 2016

Bar of the Year NT – Australian Bartender Awards, September 2016

Best Mexican NT/QLD Winner – Savour Australia Awards, July 2016

Best Medium Business Finalist – Telstra Business Awards, July 2016

David Robinson, Kellie Robinson, Anneliese Grazioli

People, Produce, Place Tourism Restaurant Winner – Savour Australia Awards, July 2016

David Robinson, Kellie Robinson & Gabriel Oriti.

2015

Consumer Choice Award Winner – Savour Australia Awards, July 2015

Best Medium Business Finalist – Telstra Business Awards, 2015

2014

Best Mexican/ Latin American NT Winner – I Love Food Awards, 2014

 
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