Awards

 

The latest edition of the competition sees the introduction of a number of new awards at both the Regional Finals and Grand Finale. 

A jury will evaluate the presented dishes based on the three Golden Rules and select a winner of each Region, as well as a Grand Finale winner of each of the following awards: the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award, the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility, and the Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy.

See more about the Awards, the online voting of the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award and visit the voting page on Fine Dining Lovers.

Use the dropdown menu below to discover the winners of the four awards of every Regional Final.

  • Winner of Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award with "Horopito Cured Wild Venison Cooked over Kanuka Wood, Karamu Berries and Feijoa Cream with Celeriac and Melson Valley Saffron Reduction"
    Abhijit Dey

    Abhijit Dey

    Sous chef, 'SO Auckland' - Auckland, New Zealand

    Winner of Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award with "Horopito Cured Wild Venison Cooked over Kanuka Wood, Karamu Berries and Feijoa Cream with Celeriac and Melson Valley Saffron Reduction"

  • Winner of Acqua Panna Award for for Connection in Gastronomy for the Pacific region with the signature dish "Great Ocean Duck, And Its Seasonal Feed!"
    James Bond-Kennedy

    James Bond-Kennedy

    Sous chef, 'Restaurant IGNI' - South Geelong, Australia

    Winner of Acqua Panna Award for for Connection in Gastronomy for the Pacific region with the signature dish "Great Ocean Duck, And Its Seasonal Feed!"

  • S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019 Pacific Winner with the signature dish "Analogy"
    Jose Lorenzo Morales

    Jose Lorenzo Morales

    Commis, 'Lume Restaurant' - Melbourne, Australia

    S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019 Pacific Winner with the signature dish "Analogy"

  • Winner of the Social Responsibility Award for Pacific region with "Experiencing Mushrooms in Flavours and Savoury Carrot Tart"
    Kezia Kristel

    Kezia Kristel

    Chef de Partie, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar (Sydney)

    Winner of the Social Responsibility Award for Pacific region with "Experiencing Mushrooms in Flavours and Savoury Carrot Tart"