Australia's 2018 Award Winning Restaurants

Our country has set the culinary benchmark high for the 2018 Chef Hat season without hesitation, offering a year of distinguished moments for our judges, now awarded and acknowledged, so you too can share in the experience of their excellency. 2018 sees 390 restaurants awarded Chef Hats around the country, down 18 from 2017.

The Journey Uphill with Dan Hunter

Dan Hunter, is the household name any honest gourmand has on their radar. His restaurant Brae, named as one of the world’s top 50 restaurants, has been just as imperative to the sustainability movement as his own infectious advocacy for it.

Where to Go for New Year's Eve

There’s no doubt Australians love New Year’s Eve and all it entails – from family gatherings to party hearty events, guaranteed to leave guests feeling dusty come January 1. Whatever the choice there is no shortage of venues to celebrate on any level - so let’s strap on the party shoes, grab a bubbles and seek out the perfect spot nearby to sing Auld Lang Syne.

Nero's New Year Hero: Chef Jayden Barker's Best Summer Recipe

As the New Year approaches, thoughts turn to the past 12 months and future resolutions – anything appears possible. For innovative, young, Gold Coast Chef, Jayden Barker, 2018 beckons as the continuation of a whirlwind fledgling career – in a short space of time he has gone from dish hand at a local tavern, to creator of head-turning dishes at Nero Dining in Broadbeach.