2016 Golden Plate Award State Winner

The Avoca Hotel

Ballarat Region

2016 Golden Plate State Awards Winner Contemporary Dining

 The Woodhouse Restaurant

Bendigo

2016 Golden Plate State Awards Winner Casual Dining

 Belvedere Social Dining

Ballarat Region – Daylesford

2016 Golden Plate State Awards Winner Hotel Dining

 The Avoca Hotel

Ballarat Region

2016 Golden Plate State Award Winner Licensed Cafe

 Larder Cafe

Ballarat Region – Daylesford

2016 Golden Plate State Award Winner Unlicensed Cafe

 King of the Castle

West Geelong

2016 Peter Watson Memorial Award for Best Chef

 Jesse Hughes

The Queenscliff Hotel – Geelong Region

2016 Special Recognition State Award for Best Customer Service

Spring Gully General Store

Bendigo Region

2016 Special Recognition State Award for Best Coffee

Cortille Cafe

Bendigo Region

2016 Special Recognition State Award for Best Menu of Local Foods

Tuki Restaurant

Smeaton – Ballarat Region

2016 Special Recognition State Award for Best Menu of Local Wines Beers and Ciders

The Avoca Hotel

Ballarat Region

2016 Special Recognition State Award for Most Outstanding Front of House Person

Caleb Fleet

The Vue Grand Hotel Queenscliff – Geelong Region

2016 Special Recognition State Award for Best Value for Money

Flying Brick Cider House

Wallington – Geelong Region

2016 Golden Plate People’s Choice State Award

The Old Boundary Hotel

Bendigo