On Monday night at Flinders Lane’s new Peruvian venue, Pastuso, a room packed with hospos, food lovers and wine guzzlers (respectfully) celebrated Melbourne’s hottest cafes, restaurants and chefs at the 2014 Timeout Melbourne Food Awards.
Awards included Best Bang for Buck, Best New Restaurant, Best Café and Restaurant of the Year. Individuals were recognised with Hot Talent Award and a brand spanking new Chef of the Year Award, plus a People’s Choice Award for readers to pick their faves.
Here’s the top of the crop of the 2014 Timeout Melbourne Food Awards:
HOT TALENTDave Verheul, The Town Mouse
BEST NEW RESTAURANTSaint Crispin
BEST CASUAL RESTAURANTNieuw Amsterdam
BEST BANG FOR BUCKJimmy Grants
BEST CAFÉHammer and Tong 412
PEOPLE’S CHOICESmith and Daughters
CHEF OF THE YEARPhillippa Silbey, prix fixe
RESTAURANT OF THE YEARBrae
THE LEGEND AWARD
Thanks Timeout Melbourne and congratulations to the winners and those involved!
Little Miss xoxo