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The 2021 Lewisham Awards Finalists are….

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The 2021 Lewisham Awards finalists have been announced. Now is your chance to make your vote count. Click here to go straight to the voting page.

Winners to be announced at the awards night Sunday, 6th June. Be sure to purchase your tickets to celebrate with the hospitality stars you voted for.

2021 Lewisham Awards Finalists:

Insurance Advisement NZ – Outstanding Waiter

Ismo Koski, Apero

Loz Colwill, Apero

Tye Okieffe, Ostro

antipodes Water Company – Outstanding Maitre d

Andy Curtis, SPQR

Gatlin Avery, Hotel Ponsonby

Connor Grisedale, Bar Celeste

Leigh Warn, The Blue Breeze Inn

CocoCola Amatil – Outstanding Bartender

Barney Toy, Clipper

Gina Nichols, The Parasol & Swing Company

Steff Mitchell, Pici

Jess Powlesland, Madame George

Lewisham Foundation – Outstanding Sales Representative | Brand Ambassador

Ryan Kennedy, Hancocks Wine, Sprirt & Beer Merchants

Chris Ayson, Foley Wines

Joe Chen, Te Kano

Craig MacKenzie, Coca Cola Amatil

Millé – Outstanding Supplier

Hancocks Wine, Sprirt & Beer Merchants

Tickety Boo


Goodman Fielder

BLANC – Outstanding Wine List


Bar Celeste

Mr Morris


Negociants NZ – Outstanding Wine Service Professional

Simon Benoit, Cazador

Edmundo Farrera, La Fuente

Ismo Koski, Apero

Russ Wilcox, Ahi

Southern Hospitality – Outstanding Local

Coco’s Cantina


The Bramble


Hellers NZ – Outstanding Caterer

Mint Kitchen

Dawsons Catering

Urban Gourmet

Jess’ Underground Kitchen

CLYTH MACLEOD – Outstanding Urban Street Eats

Lucky Taco

Broadway Diner


Hancocks Wine Spirit & Beer Merchants – Outstanding Bar

Alastair Walker, Caretaker

Jess Powlesland, Madame George

Adam Neal, The Parasol & Swing Company

Barney Toy, Clipper

Meadow Fresh – Outstanding Barista

Johnny Leung, Archies Cafe

Mingyu Jungt, Mr T’s

Jorazel Baltazar, Jo’s Coffee

Lili Richardson, Supernova

Bidfood – Outstanding Café

Coffee Pen


Honey Bones


Asahi Beverages – Outstanding New Venue

Hotel Ponsonby


Mr Morris


OneMusic – Outstanding Establishment



Prego Restaurant

Hello Beasty

The Recruitment Network – Outstanding Producer

Curious Croppers

Massimo Cheese

Scapegrace Distillery

Anabelle Fine Fresh Cheese

Gilmours – Outstanding Chef

Leslie Hottiaux, Apero

Benjamin Bayly, Ahi The Grounds

Michael Meredith, Mr Morris

Samir Allen, Gemmayze Street

Pernod Ricard NZ – Outstanding Restaurateur

Mark Wallbank, The Blue Breeze Inn | ChopChop | Go Go Daddy Thai Canteen

Nicola Richards, Monsoon Poon

Sid Sahrawat, Sid at The French Cafe | Sidart | Cassia

Chris Rupe, SPQR

Restaurant Association of NZ – Outstanding Hospitality Personality

Lindsay Swannack, Prego Restaurant

Clive Weston, Negociants

Pablo Arrasco Paz, Madame George

Renee Coulter, Coco’s Cantina


When: Sunday 6 June 2021
Time: 6pm – 12am
Ticket price: $75 per person
Where: Cordis Hotel, 83 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland
Attire: Dress for your dream destination

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