Restaurant Catering Major Award Consumer ChoiceHot Tamale winner of multiple award categories (3) at the 2016 QLD & NT Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence.


Business owner and Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) member David Robinson says, “We are over the moon, winning the Best Mexican Restaurant in Queensland and Northern Territory and then additionally, winning the People, Produce, Place Tourism Award was an unbelievable honour.  We have had a wonderful 12-24 months and to judged as the winner in multiple awards is something we are extremely proud of. We were lucky enough to find a bottle of Herradura Double Barrel Reposado to assist our celebrations”.

More than 550 local restaurants, cafes and catering businesses
gathered to celebrate the achievements of their peers who were judged across 38 categories, with the winners announced at the Awards for Excellence ceremony held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that celebrates exceptional service and culinary talent across the QLD and NT.  The Awards for Excellence is the only program in Australia where the judging criteria is determined by consumers who rank what is important to them in the dining experience.

The Awards are judged by an independent team of trained judges who anonymously visit the venues to determine the winners. The scores are based on the entire dining experience from food to the customer service experienced when the judges anonymously dine.