The Restaurant Association of New Zealand is the link between good food and good business. We’re passionate about our vibrant industry and committed to providing specific industry events to create a platform for achievement, a place where we can recognise excellence and reward those that make it happen.
KEY DATES 2020
Tuesday, 14 July
Friday, 7 August
Finalists Announced/Voting Opens
Tuesday, 11 August
Friday, 21 August
Award Winners Announced
Monday, 31 August
More answers to all your burning questions below...
Nominations open on Tuesday, 14 July at 7.00pm and close on Friday, 7 August at 5.00pm.
Anyone working in the Northland hospitality industry can fill out a nomination form. The ‘industry’ encompasses all owners and workers at hospitality establishments and their direct suppliers. If you are unsure whether you are eligible to submit a nomination form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can nominate anyone working in the Northland hospitality industry, however you cannot nominate colleagues or fellow employees, or the establishment you work for.
Please NB: Employers/Managers can nominate their employees in the Emerging Chef category. You will be asked to provide information relating to this person and their role within your establishment on the nomination form.
To keep it fair, each establishment can only submit five nomination forms per business, any forms received over and above this will be disregarded.
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To keep it fair, no individual is entitled to nominate themselves or the establishment they work for.
The Northland Hospitality Awards is open to all members of the industry, whether you are a member of the Restaurant Association or not...
However, it does pay to become a member of the Restaurant Association as there are a whole raft of benefits that can help you and your business.
As a member you will receive access to our exclusive 24/7 Helpline and valuable tools and resources, discounts and savings from our fantastic partners, brand exposure on our Dinefind website, access to education, training and professional development on all the latest food & beverage trends and much much more!
Think of us as your link between good food and good business!
CLICK HERE for more details on becoming a RA Member.
Once nominations close on Friday, 31 July at 5.00pm, the nominations are collated and the finalists will be contacted with further information.
Finalists will then be announced on our Facebook Page on Tuesday, 11 August at 7.00pm and voting opens!
You can vote for your favourite (from the three finalists in each category) online from Tuesday, 4 August at 7.00pm
Voting closes on Friday, 21 August at 5.00pm.
Same rules apply for the voting form as they do the nomination form.
Anyone working in the Northland hospitality industry can fill out a voting form. The ‘industry’ encompasses all owners and workers at hospitality establishments and their direct suppliers.
PLEASE NOTE - You may only submit five voting forms per business. Any forms following that will be disregarded.
As we find ourselves living in a topsy turvy world, we are excited to bring you a complete virtual experience and will live stream the awards this year.
Winners will be announced live on our Facebook page on Monday, 31 August at 7.00pm.