Tuesday 16 May 2017
Country WA Competition Winner - The Bayview Bar, Bunbury
Chef Ben Elliott
The Bayview Bar and Grill, Bunbury, is the winner of the AHA's Best Country WA Steak Sandwich for 2017.
Ben has worked in several professional kitchens from Wales to Cornwall and Australia. His inspiration comes from travel and the different cuisines he has experienced across the world.
The judges were looking for various qualities in the steak sandwich including: tenderness of the meat, composition & presentation, originality & creativity, sauces, flavour and value for money.
This year’s judges were Chuck Hahn, Master Craftsman, Lion Beer Australia; Bradley Woods, AHA(WA) CEO; Meilin Chew, Reporter, GWN News and Scott Leach, National President, Australian Hotels Association.
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Perth Competition Winner - The Karalee on Preston
Chef Mikey Phull
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has announced The Karalee on Preston as the winner of Perth's Best Steak Sandwich 2017.
Chef Mikey Phull was at the top of his game at Crown Perth on Wednesday afternoon, creating a steak sandwich that blew the judges away, particularly with the addition of crispy pork belly.
As usual the judges were looking for a steak sandwich that displayed superior 'fangability', a term used to describe the ease at which one's teeth can sink into a juicy, succulent and flavoursome steak sandwich.
This year’s judges were Chuck Hahn, Master Craftsman, Lion Beer Australia; Bradley Woods, AHA(WA) CEO; Graeme Butler, Senior Reporter with Today Tonight and Morgen Lewis, CEO, Australia Day Council WA.
Karalee on Preston
The Carlisle Hotel
CY O'Connor Village Pub
The Generous Squire
Cervantes Bar & Bistro
The Bayview Bar