Head Chefs Savour the Moment

The 2019 Savour Australia Awards for Excellence were announced in style last night at Brisbane’s Howard Smith Wharves. We are excited and humbled to once again be recognised for unique dining experiences. Congratulations to the team at The Balfour Kitchen in Brisbane for being awards Best Vietnamese Restaurant, and to the team at The Tamarind in Maleny for their Best Breakfast award.

Food at The Balfour Kitchen

Led by Head Chef, Nick Stapleton, The Balfour Kitchen continues to go from strength to strength, taking out a number of prestigious awards this season including placing 73 in the Delicious Top 100. Chef Nick’s unique interpretation of Asian cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner is a hit with both New Farm locals and guests staying at Spicers Balfour Hotel.

Head Chef Nick Stapleton

Nestled in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, The Tamarind is led by recently hatted Head Chef, Dan Jarrett. Renowned for his passion for Asian food, Chef Dan masterfully blends sweet and savoury flavours from across Asia with locally grown produce that packs a punch!

The Tamarind Head Chef Dan

The Savour Australia Hostplus Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that recognises exceptional service and culinary talent across Australia.