The 2022 Restaurant & Catering Hospitality Awards aim to honour true professionals in the hospitality industry who are dedicated to their profession, who are outstanding, always prepared to strive to achieve excellence, and whose attitude and contribution to their profession has inspired public confidence in the hospitality industry.

Why enter? To give back to the industry. Reward, recognise and encourage future and current leaders in hospitality.

Winners will be announced in conjunction with the 2022 Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence gala dinners. Applications should be submitted using the below form accompanied with a resume, at least one reference where appropriate and any other information useful to assist the adjudicators in making a decision.

Restaurant & Catering will take great care in adjudicating the awards. Their decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. A minimum of three finalists per category are required for the category to run.

Open to anyone who is currently working as a Chef within the industry, excluding those undertaking an Apprenticeship. Entrants do not need to hold a formal qualification provided they have a minimum five year’s industry experience.


• How does it stand apart from your industry peers
• What area do you feel you excel and innovate as far as food and menu ideas
• What dish are you most proud of or which do you feel really showed your skills and talent as a chef
• Was there a chef or style of food that has greatly influenced you
• What do you feel is the next food trend or innovation

• Write a brief explanation each and why you like them
• The quality signs you check for when selecting them
• The dish/s that you use them in .