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Events - 2023 Hospitality Awards for Excellence
The AHA-Aon Hospitality Awards for Excellence, presented at the Four Pillars Gala Ball, have become synonymous with quality, innovation, and outstanding service.
As the premier annual awards program, the Hospitality Awards for Excellence recognise WA’s leading venues and staff within our state’s extraordinary hospitality industry.
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) proudly announced the winners of the 2023 AHA-Aon Hospitality Awards for Excellence.
Held at Crown Towers Perth, 1100 guests celebrated with the 2023 winners of WA’s most prestigious hospitality awards.The state’s hospitality industry had never been in a stronger position, with a rich assortment of high-quality hotels, bars, pubs, taverns and restaurants across Perth and regional WA.
The awards provide an opportunity to commend those in WA’s hospitality industry that are constantly striving for excellence, lifting standards of service and delivering incredible experiences for their patrons.
WA’s hospitality industry plays a key role in the state’s economy and is fundamental in shaping visitor’s perception of the state. The venues, operators and staff receiving a 2023 Hospitality Award for Excellence have beaten an elite group of finalists that were narrowed down from 440 nominations, representing the very best of the best.
The quality of the hospitality venues that are on offer across WA is at an all-time high, being propelled by industry standards that are being lifted, then exceeded, each year.From casual pubs and contemporary restaurants, through to small bars, fine dining and boutique breweries, Western Australians have an unprecedented range of options to choose from.
Perth’s Best Hospitality VenueThe Claremont Hotel
WA’s Best Regional Hospitality VenueTreendale Farm Hotel (Hall of Fame)
Group Venue Operator AwardTillbrook Melaleuka Group (TMG)
Cocktail Bar AwardTerrarium, Perth
Small Bar Award (Joint winners)Bertie, BassendeanCaballitos, Perth (Hall of Fame)
Outdoor Area AwardVictoria Park Hotel
Redeveloped Venue AwardThe Claremont HotelHighly commended: Shui, Subiaco
New Venue AwardFroth Craft Bunbrewery, BunburyHighly commended: Phat Brew Club, West Perth
Boutique Brewery AwardThorny Devil Brewery, Herron
Late Night Venue AwardUniversal Bar, Perth (Hall of Fame)
Draught Beer Quality AwardPirate Life Perth
The Lion Bar Presentation and Service AwardThe Claremont Hotel
Community Service AwardFinlay’s Kalbarri
Training Initiative AwardOptus Stadium, Burswood
Retail Bottleshop AwardCellarbrations Superstore – Treendale Farm Hotel, Australind (Hall of Fame)
Aon Responsible Service of Alcohol AwardCrown Perth, Burswood
Tourism Initiative AwardMambakoort – The Marina Mindarie
Conference and Functions AwardCrown Perth, Burswood
Social Media Activity AwardNightOwl Entertainment GroupHighly commended: Finlay’s Kalbarri
Restaurant AwardThe Shorehouse, SwanbourneHighly commended: Woodcutters – Nikola Estate, Middle Swan
Superior Restaurant AwardNobu – Crown Perth, Burswood
Wine List AwardThe Shorehouse, Swanbourne
WA’s Best Steak Sandwich AwardNorth West Brewing Company
Contemporary Bar Menu AwardMarket Grounds, Perth
Casual Pub Dining Award – MetropolitanC.Y. O’Connor Village Pub, Piara Waters
Casual Pub Dining Award – RegionalSettlers Tavern, Margaret River
Family Dining AwardTreendale Farm Hotel, Australind (Hall of Fame)Highly commended: The Henley Brook
Themed Venue AwardLucky Chan’s Laundry & Noodle Bar, Northbridge
Live Entertainment Venue AwardMilkbar – Civic Hotel, Inglewood
Sporting Entertainment Venue AwardPatriots Sports Bar – Brass Monkey Hotel, Northbridge
TAB Hotel/PubTAB Venue AwardThe Brook Bar & Bistro, Ellenbrook (Hall of Fame)
Bar Team AwardThe Aviary Perth
Head Chef Award (Joint winners)Ashish Gagneja, Chakra RestaurantPaul Beard, RAC Arena
Cocktail Bartender AwardDavid Xander Stucken, Terrarium Perth
Venue Manager Award (Joint winners)Sam Drury, Gosnells HotelGrant Humeston, Optus Stadium
Rising Star AwardSam Spadek, Queens Tavern
Cookery Services Employee Award‘Shin’ Wei-Sin Chen, Settlers Tavern
Food and Beverage Services Employee AwardWils Fountain, OdysseaHighly commended: Rosie Burrows, Mount Helena Tavern
Front Office and Administration Employee AwardDebra Webb, Bailey Brewing Co.
PubTAB Operator AwardMariah O’Brien, The Gate Bar & Bistro
Excellence in Service AwardGrant Fomison, Kailis Fishmarket Café
Please contact Kyah Crafter, AHA(WA) Partnership & Events Manager
Phone: 08 9321 7701
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