Rotorua restaurants win titles
Four Rotorua restaurants have received the longest running culinary award in New Zealand.
Duke’s Restaurant at the Prince’s Gate Hotel, Stolen Bike Cafe, Regent of Rotorua Restaurant and Wine Bar and Mokoia Restaurant at the Waiora Lakeside Spa and Resort all picked up accolades.
The Beef and Lamb Excellence Award for 2019, now in its 23rd year, was awarded to the restaurants after a tough assessment process.
After applications from more than 230 restaurants an army of more than 100 independent, culinary-trained assessors were sent out to “mystery shop” the restaurants and returna verdict on if the dishes met the standard to be a leader of beef and lamb cuisine.
Four Rotorua restaurants picked up awards.