Harwood Andrews Golden Plate Awards in association with ASCA Regional Barista Competition 16th & 17th July

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First introduced in 2003 the Harwood Andrews Golden Plate Awards recognise & promote excellence in hospitality throughout regional Victoria. There are 3 award territories; Ballarat/Daylesford, Geelong/Otways Bendigo/Central Victoria.

Each year the best eateries in these regions are judged by hospitality experts for excellence in food & drink quality, customer service, atmosphere, use of local produce & their value for money. The best feature in the Harwood Andrews Golden Plate State Awards.

Any venue can take part if nominated by the public. For further details on the judging process and for details on how you can nominate your favourite eatery, visit our ‘Judging‘ page & find our entry form at, ‘How to Enter‘.

This website offers a guide to eating out in regional Victoria. Scroll down below to view our award winners and find a new local venue to dine out at today.

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