The coveted Chevron is a colourful and shapely wooden award. The trophy is awarded to a hospitality individual or establishment, recognised by their industry peers as being the best in the business.
This is presented to an establishment who has been influential and has made a significant contribution to the hospitality industry. They are recognised for their pioneering spirit, energy, resourcefulness, and commitment to the hospitality industry.
This is presented to an individual who has been influential and has made a significant contribution to the hospitality industry. They are recognised for their pioneering spirit, energy, resourcefulness, and commitment to the hospitality industry.
The best baristas know your name, coffee order, and your trim or full-fat preference. They’re quick with their tamping and grinding, without compromising the quality of your brew.
The Outstanding Bartender has an excellent memory, a sense of humour and a unique personal style. They can make you…well pretty much anything, because they have some great understanding of the products they work with, the environment of the moment plus they have the incredible knack of reading their customer’s needs.
This stellar service team work together to ensure each glass in the room is never empty, can answer any trivial menu questions you throw at them, mind their P's and Q's and always remember to ask you the important age old question - "would you like some cracked pepper with that?". Which gang of waiters and waitresses know what it takes to keep you happy as Larry?
You might never see them, but you’ve definitely had a few successful dates with their food. Whether they know how to make your dream bowl of chips or can quenelle like a boss, this is the chef that keeps you coming back for their inspiring dishes, time and time again.
This aspiring chef has had their fair share of dishy duties - and now it's time for them to really shine. Their vast, worldly knowledge of food leads you to suspect they've been sleeping with their cook books again, and you don't doubt for a second that they've been up all night practicing with the rate they're dicing onions these days. Which up & coming chef is making you go back for seconds every time?
This individual entered the Bay of Plenty hospo scene in 2019 and have been bringing a whole new energy to the industry ever since. They’re either turning heads on the cafe floor, bringing innovative ideas to the table, or nailing the big jobs as well as the smaller, less glamorous tasks. Everyone wants this person on their team.
This is an establishment which offers an array of great food, superb coffee, fabulous staff, a comfortable ambience and standout customer service. This is a place where the Barista knows your name, your order, and quite possibly knows what time you will be dropping in!
New to our bustling hospitality community, opening within the last two years, this venue has already made a statement. It feels like it could have been around for years. It is innovative, welcoming and here to stay!
The Outstanding Bar does everything well from their warm and knowledgeable service, their impressive product range, fantastic atmosphere and well thought out food selections. Their outstanding beverage offering is innovative and their team take immense pride in the establishment. This bars' individual personality and style ensures it stands out from the crowd.
Outstanding Takeout is exciting; it is about offering food that is fast, tasty and authentic - the kind of food that you love to eat. They do an array of dishes, and they do them exceptionally well. Consistency in the delivery of food with the ability to meet customer needs.
Sure, their coffee is good and they know how to flawlessly poach an egg, but it's more than just the menu that keeps you coming back to this establishment. Perhaps their open space and natural lighting makes it the perfect spot to crack down and do some work, their fit out makes you feel like you've just walked into a design interior magazine, or maybe they've got a great playlist to chill out to and comfortable seating that moulds perfectly to your behind.
This establishment is the hub of the community and a place where family and friends meet regularly and are also made to feel welcome and relaxed. It has that feeling of a home away from home! This is a place where you know you can pop in on your own or meet a group of friends and the staff will still know your name, Better yet they will know your drink!
This Outstanding Restaurant has a fantastic a la carte menu complimented by an outstanding wine and beverage list. The establishment has professional and knowledgeable service with a welcoming ambience and style. Consistent and a pleasure to visit and is a complete dining experience.
The Outstanding Producer is your local supplier that lovingly makes, or delivers, those unique items that your business can't do without. The quality of the produce, the skill, creativity and passion of the producer means the food created is of the highest global standard.
This supplier is committed to top quality and innovative products, they listen to their customers and know what works well for each of their individual needs. They are always a phone call away with a team of professionals on board to provide you with all the essential goods and services you require to open the doors.
This Bay venue is an establishment that excels in customer service, consistency of product, welcoming ambience and style, attention to detail and is always willing to go the extra mile!