Awards Articles

With Chef Hats now behind us, it is time to turn our attention to which restaurants AGFG readers’ believe deserve an award for 2022. Find out if your favourite made the grade in the 2022 Readers' Choi...
From tears of joy, to fulminates of frustration (and even a threat of litigation - that’s new) - the awarding of AGFG’s Chef Hats seldom takes place without quarrel on a typical year (even between jud...
If there is one word which really summed up 2021 for us, it was ‘Goodwill’…the COVID currency. As we release our 2022 Chef Hat Awards, we respectfully recognise the field has not been level and acknow...
The 32nd edition of Australia’s longest-running annual pie and sausage roll competition has wrapped up after three days of judging more than 1500 entries from about 200 bakeries from all corners of th...
The Australian Good Food Guide is announcing its intention to release its coveted Chef Hat Awards - the 2022 AGFG Chef Hats Awards will be released in January, 2022....
“Tumultuous” – “Tenuous” – “Terrifying” are unsurprisingly some of the impassioned words used by this year’s Chef Hat award-winners to describe the 12 months just gone. But if there is one word which ...
Once again, our readers have been given the opportunity to vote for their favourite establishments around the country for the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards....
These days this Chef, who is one of the youngest in Australia to receive a Chef Hat, divides his time between his South Yarra restaurant Atlas Dining and new venture LOMAH (Land of Milk and Honey)....
2020 sees 422 restaurants awarded Chef Hats around the country, up by 47 from 2019. Find the full list here, along with the state by state award lists....
Update 13/01/2020: We've just been notified that Chef, Sam Moore has left the restaurant at Orpheus Island Lodge due to personal reasons....
Perched atop the entire MONA site on Main Road in Berriedale, The Source restaurant is a temple to approachable, high-quality Tasmanian seasonal dining....
South Korea is known for many things – inventive electronics, kimchi and spicy beef dishes – break dancing isn’t something that immediately springs to mind, especially when talking to a fine dining Ch...
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Votes from our readers during 2018 have just been tallied to bring you the 2019 Readers' Choice Awards....
2019 sees 375 restaurants awarded Chef Hats around the country, down 15 from 2018....
“We want people to be at ease, to come to our home and have a very special experience. In the past people have been intimidated by fine dining, but really it is all about the originality and uniquenes...
There is certainly growing excitement surrounding the 2019 Chef Hat Awards. So, we thought we’d give you a sneak peek of what you can expect....
Langton's, Australia's leading wine authority, unveils Australia's most collectible wines....
Consideration leads to purpose and that makes for better food. We speak with renowned Chef, Gerard Phelan who heads the award-winning, vineyard restaurant, Montalto....
The moment Jade Gosling stepped foot on the plane to Quindio and heard the slogan from the ProColombia tourism board, she was hooked. ‘The only risk is you’ll want to stay,’ resonated so loudly with t...