Bistro On3 at the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach has won the Breakfast Restaurant and Restaurant in a Casino/Hotel/Motel category at the 2018 Queensland & Northern Territory Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence (R&CA).

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach General Manager Amery Burleigh says, “It’s an amazing honour for the whole Bistro On3 team. It means something to all of us and reflects our hard work and passion.” Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach Food and Beverage Manager Nick Chapple echoes this statement by defining their hard work and passion as a “focus on what happens in the restaurant, at the table, the service, the food, and how it all comes together. We love what we do and receiving the award in two categories encourages us to continue.”

More than 150 local restaurants, cafés and catering businesses gathered to celebrate the achievements of their peers who were judged more than 37 categories, with the winners announced at the Awards for Excellence ceremony held at the Royal International Convention Centre on Monday 27 August.

The Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that celebrates exceptional service and culinary talent across the state. The Awards for Excellence is one of the only programs 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 restaurant/café winners. The scores are based on the entire dining experience from food to the customer service experienced when the judges anonymously dine.

R&CA CEO Juliana Payne says, “Bistro On3 – Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach should be proud of their achievements. Running a hospitality business isn’t easy – there’s a lot of blood, sweat and tears that goes into to making it work. But when you get the right mix of staff, produce and service, the results can be extraordinary.”

Bistro On3 – Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach may compete with other region finalists at the National Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence to be held at Luna Park in Sydney on Monday 29 October. Finalists will be advised of their status by late September.

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