Restaurant Association of New Zealand

Rotorua Hospitality Awards

The Rotorua Hospitality Awards are the region's premier hospitality awards and nominations are now open - nominate who you think is the best in Rotorua hospitality!

The 5th annual awards, which will be held on 17th July, 2016 at the Energy Events Centre, celebrate and recognise everything and everyone that is hospitality; from the front of house team to the kitchen crew; from baristas to bar stars; from restaurants, bars to top industry personalities. The glittering awards night is a big night out, everyone has a chance to let their hair down and raise a glass to hospo in New Zealand's own Vegas!

The Rotorua Hospitality Awards salute hospitality excellence and all the great things that this industry offers in Rotorua and are presented by the Restaurant Association of NZ, Rotorua Branch.

For more information go to www.rotoruaawards.co.nz.

The winners for 2015 were...

Jasco Distributing Outstanding Bar
Ponsonby Rd

The Coffee Club Outstanding Barista
Christina Aldworth - Fat Dog Cafe & Bar

More FM Outstanding Bartender
Kunal Sharma - Stratosfare Restaurant

Gilmours Outstanding Cafe
Picnic Cafe

Skyline Rotorua Outstanding Caterer
The Catering Company

Bidvest Emerging Chef
Lily Carnaby - Stratosfare Restaurant

Menumate Outstanding Chef
Todd Tregoweth - Rydges Rotorua

Inghams Outstanding Hotel Restaurant
Regent Room - Regent of Rotorua

ServiceIQ Outstanding Maori Cultural Dining Experience
Mitai Maori Village

OneMusic Outstanding Restaurant
Stratosfare Restaurant

Tohu Wines Outstanding Supplier
Bidvest Rotorua

Rotorua Daily Post Outstanding Takeaway
Indian Star Tandoori Restaurant

Restaurant Association of New Zealand Outstanding Waiter
Te Aroha Dehar - Stratosfare Restaurant

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Nominations & Voting

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About Us

The Rotorua Awards were inaugurated to provide an appropriately prestigious vehicle to recognise the extreme demands on the Hospitality Industry

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