Announced at Council’s Food Business Awards on Monday 1 May, the Bentleigh restaurant received the award from Glen Eira Mayor Cr Mary Delahunty for achieving the highest food safety rating after being assessed by Council’s environmental health officers during 2016.
Avoca Catering in Ormond was named Shop of the Year Runner-up.
There were 10 finalists and each business was nominated as the best performer in its particular category, and were presented with a highly commended certificate.
Finalists for the 2017 award were:
Awards were also presented to local businesses that participated in Council’s nutrition and accessibility programs Taste 4 Health, Taste 4 Health Kids and Access 4 All.
Guest speaker at the Awards was celebrity chef Adrian Richardson. Adrian’s love of cooking is recognised internationally through his books The Good Life and Meat, and hit television series Ready Steady Cook; Secret Meat Business; and Good Chef Bad Chef.