National success reinforces Spicers Retreats culinary credentials at the 2018 Good Food Guide Awards

October 2017

National success reinforces Spicers Retreats culinary credentials at the 2018 Good Food Guide Awards

  • Spicers Retreats were awarded a total of four Chef Hats across at the annual Good Food Guide Awards in Sydney this month
  • This year marked the first ever national Good Food Guide Awards, pitting restaurants from Australia against one another, as opposed to competing on a State level
  • The following Spicers Retreats restaurants received one Hat each at the Awards: The Long Apron (Spicers Clovelly Estate), Homage (Spicers Hidden Vale), The Tamarind (Spicers Tamarind Retreat), The Peak (Spicers Peak Lodge)
  • For interviews and imagery, please contact Lauren Faulkner at [email protected]

Spicers Retreats have further cemented their food credentials in Australia this month, following the award of four Chef Hats at the inaugural national Good Food Guide Awards.

Following previous success in the Queensland Brisbane Times Good Food Guide Awards, the move to an Australia-wide judging process for the Guide, meant the brand competed with over 500 restaurants across the country, making award hats more competitive than ever before.

The Long Apron, Homage, The Tamarind and The Peak were each awarded one Hat on the night, following an impressive year of food service and creativity within the Group.

At the helm of the Spicers Retreats restaurant drive is Group Executive Chef, Cameron Matthews, who said he was thrilled to see the brands culinary offering recognised at the esteemed awards, particularly on a national level.

“As a Group, we are passionate about providing guests at our retreats a gastronomic experience that is unique to the location they are visiting, but is still delivered at the high level they have come to expect from Spicers Retreats,” he said.

“We strive to offer guests at our restaurants meals that are inspired by stunning natural surrounds, as well as the best local produce sourced by our chefs on a daily basis.

The gastronomic experiences at each property are crafted through creativity and collaboration between our chefs, sommeliers, producers and suppliers.”

The Good Food Guide continues to bring readers the expert local knowledge it always has – reviews of restaurants, cafes, bars – along with greatly expanded interstate coverage, making the Guide the trusted source of information about where to find the best – and hatted – venues in every capital and beyond.


For further media information, or to arrange interviews, please contact:

Lauren Faulkner on [email protected] or 07 3854 1455