Meanwhile, the likes of Sydney esteemed Group (Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Cirrus and Monopole) Mr Wong, and Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Aubergine in ACT, Melbourne's Flower Drum and Estelle by Scott Pickett, Urbane and Esquire in Brisbane and Lake House in Daylesford were all awarded two stars, the stamp of an exemplary dining experience (one that isn't complete without a cup of smooth Vittoria espresso!) One star winner included The Dolphin Hotel, Porteno, Long Chin and Yellow.
Like Zonfrillo, social entrepreneur Ronni Kahn proves that the best hospitality players in the industry combine culinary ambition with a focus on community. Kahn, whose food rescue charity Ozharvest has led the fight against waste in the restaurant industry accepted her Outstanding Contribution to Hospitality award proudly presented by Vittoria Coffee MD Rolando Schirato to roaring applause. Vittoria, the choice of award winning restaurants also previewed its new Vittoria Origins exploring the deep ties its forged with the farming community in Nicaragua, one of the world's remaining producer of the rare Maragogype bean.
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