Good Food Guide Awards
The brisbanetimes.com.au Queensland Good Food Guide shines a light on the state’s best and brightest high quality restaurants, cafes and bars who strive to deliver the full experience. The highly acclaimed Australian Good Food and Travel Guides Chefs Hats are awarded to top-notch chefs and restaurants across the country, recognising their commitment to food excellence and consistency. Make sure you try out the winners soon.
Vittoria Coffee Restaurant of the Year
For the restaurant that consistently sets a benchmark for others to follow.
Gerard’s Bistro, Fortitude Valley
Citi Chef of the Year
To acknowledge those with the craft and ability to make a real difference to the way we dine now and in the future.
Ryan Squires, Esquire, The City
Villa Maria, New Zealand – Best New Restaurant
For the most exciting addition to Brisbane’s dining in the past 12 months.
The Foraging Quail, New Farm
Young Chef of the Year
To acknowledge our best and brightest young rising stars in the kitchen.
Ben Devlin, Esquire, The City
La Maison Du Thé – Regional Restaurant of the Year
For the best dining experience beyond Brisbane – in the bush or at the beach.
The Fish House, Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
BYO Restaurant of the Year
For a restaurant that makes bringing your own wine a pleasure.
Cinco Bistro, Camp Hill
Citi Service Excellence
To honour a major contribution to our restaurant industry.
Scott Durietz, Baguette, Ascot
Champagne Pol Roger – Sommelier of the Year
Recognises an individual wine waiter who brings knowledge, experience, expertise and enthusiasm to the table.
Penny Grant, Blackbird, The City
Wine List of the Year
For a wine list that not only fits with a restaurant’s food but offers an excellent adventure at any level, large or small.
Bacchus, South Bank
Drinks List of the Year
For a cleverly crafted, intelligent and venue-appropriate drinks list.
Blackbird, The City
Best Bar with Food
In celebration of Brisbane’s bar revolution, we honour a bar with great food.
The Sangria Bar, South Bank
brisbanetimes.com.au Best Food Under $30
Recognises a venue that provides great quality food at wallet friendly prices.
Kwan Brothers, Fortitude Valley
Vittoria Coffee Legend
For an individual’s outstanding long-term contribution to the industry.
Andy Georges, Il Centro, The City