Highlights included Cutler & Co and Cumulus Inc chef Andrew McConnell who was awarded Citi Chef of the Year for his continued commitment to exceptional dining experiences.
Angie Giannakodakis of Epocha received the Citi Service Excellence Award for her outstanding professionalism and hospitality, while head chef of The European Timothy Martin took out Kitchenaid Young Chef of the Year.
In additional good news, the Champagne Pol Roger Sommelier of the Year was awarded to Banjo Harris Plane, manager and head sommelier at Attica.
Beyond the boundaries of Melbourne, we are delighted that Lake House, at Daylesford was awarded Regional Wine List of the Year.
Arquilla congratulates all award winning chefs and partner establishments who received prestigious Chef's Hats, a list of which can be seen below.
Vue de Monde
Cafe Di Stasio
Cutler & Co
Rockpool Bar & Grill
The Point Albert Park
The Press Club
Royal Mail Hotel
Ten Minutes by Tractor