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AHA Victoria Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner 2017

Well done to all of the winners of the 2017 AHA Victoria Awards Night.

The AHA Vic State Awards for Excellence is the Victorian hospitality industry’s marquee social and industry recognition event of the year.

This year, approximately 1250 people from a rnage of areas attended the annual event. The AHA Victoria Awards night offers key industry suppliers,decision makers, AHA corporate partners, industry leaders as well as senior government ministers a chance to support the wide range of hoteliers representing both regional and metropolitan areas.

The dinner was held on Tuesday the 21st of November at The Palladium at Crown, and was hosted by Angus McPherson and Ian Cover.

With lots of live music and entertainment, it was a wonderful way to celebrate he incredible work of the hospitality industry staff. For the third year, lancer Beverage Systems proudly sponsored the award for Best Presented Beer, which was deservingly awarded to the Belgium Beer Cafe Melbourne.

And The Winners Are…

Peoples Choice AwardFlying Horse Bar & Brewery
Burger of the Year 505 Cellar
Best Casual Dining – Regional  Kelly’s Motor Club Hotel
Best Casual Dining – MetropolitanThe Clifton Hill Brewpub
Best Outdoor Experience Lower Plenty Hotel
Best Rooftop Experience Transit Rooftop Bar
Best PubTAB – RegionalGrovedale Hotel
Best PubTAB – Metropolitan Cramers
Best Hotel – Pub Style AccommodationGlenferrie Hotel
Best Marketed HotelPlatform 28
Best Innovative Retail SpaceGreat Ocean Road Brewhouse
Best Live Entertainment Venue The Corner Hotel
Best Gaming Venue – with 50 machines or less – RegionalKings Creek Hotel
Best Gaming Venue – with 50 machines or less – MetropolitanRacecourse Hotel
Best Gaming Venue – with 51 machines or more – RegionalZagame’s Ballarat
Best Gaming Venue – with 51 machines or more – Metropolitan Castello Daisey’s Hotel
Best Sports Bar – RegionalGrovedale Hotel
Best Sports Bar – Metropolitan Rosstown Hotel
Best Specialty Bar The Quiet Man Irish Pub
Best Presented Beer Belgian Beer Café Melbourne
Best Keno Venue – Regional The Middle Hotel
Best Keno Venue – MetropolitanKealba Hotel
Heart Of The CommunityDelatite Hotel
Outstanding Achievement in Training Garden State Hotel
Emerging Leader of the Year (CV required)The Westernport Hotel
Nikakis Award Tim Powell
  
Best Environmental Initiative Rye Hotel
Excellence in Service Cardinia Park Hotel
Chef of the Year (CV required)Garden State Hotel 
Best Family Dining Croydon Hotel
Best Hotel Accommodation Taylors Lakes Family Hotel
Best Pub Restaurant – Regional Sawyers Arms Tavern
Best Pub Restaurant – Metropolitan The Railway Hotel – Windsor
Best Pub Bar – RegionalSomerville Hotel
Best Pub Bar – MetropolitanGarden State Hotel/ Sand Hill Road
Best Redeveloped Hotel – Food & BeverageRanges Hotel & Sawyers Arms Tavern
Best Redeveloped Hotel – GamingLower Plenty Hotel
Best Hotel Group Operator Pegasus Leisure Group
Overall Hotel of the Year – RegionalKelly’s Motor Club Hotel
Overall Hotel of the Year – MetropolitanGarden State Hotel

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