The winners of the 2019 delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards were announced in August, with a spattering of Queensland recipients involved in the ceremony. The delicious. awards are the country’s most prestigious food industry event, and the gala took place at the State Theatre in Sydney. Some of Australia’s most renowned chefs and food industry leaders joined the delicious. team and finalists at the annual awards ceremony.
Now in its 14th year, the delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards celebrate the country’s new, innovative, native and consistently outstanding Australian ingredients grown, caught, sourced or produced with dedication, passion, knowledge and regard for the environment.
“The delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards not only influence what you may see on restaurant menus for the next year to come, but most importantly give credit to the people who care for the produce that lands on our plates,” said delicious. Editor-in-Chief Kerrie McCallum. “It has never been more important to get behind our farmers and small producers. They need our help. I thank all of the judges for the time and passion they give to these awards, and congratulations to this year’s winners.”
Among the Queensland award-winners were Alanna Sapwell of ARC Dining, for the category of Unearthed Next-Gen Chef, and Scenic Rim for the Outstanding Region award.
“It was an honour to be a part of the delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards National Judging Panel. The calibre of produce this year was nothing short of incredible, making the task of judging especially difficult,” said delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards National Judge Neil Perry. “It is always wonderful to see innovative producers dedicated to creating outstanding produce that is not only world-class but sustainable on the environment from which it grows and depends. Congratulations to all the winners and gold medallists.”
The full list of winners and gold medallists is presented in the September 2019 issue of delicious.on which can be found at delicious.com.au.
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