Awards & Achievements

We are very excited to announce we have WON not 1, not 2… but 3 new awards!!
Restaurant and Catering Association Wine List Awards for Excellence 2018.

Winner of the ‘Small/Comprehensive Restaurant Wine List’
Winner of ‘Best Regional Wine List featuring Queensland Wines’
Winner of ‘BEST OVERALL Wine list featuring Queensland wines

  • 2017 Gourmet Travellers Wine List of The Year
  • 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards – Gold Winner Tourism Restaurants & Catering Services
  • Australia’s Wine List of the year 2016
  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Entertainment ‘Gold Award Winner’ 2015/2016 Fine & Contemporary dining Queensland
  • 2016 Dimmi Best for Fine Dining
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  • 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards – Silver Winner Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services
  • Australia’s wine list of the year 2015
  • Queensland Seafood Industry – 2015 Winner Restaurant Award
  • Entertainment ‘Gold Award Winner’ 2014/2015 Fine & Contemporary dining in the Cairns, Palm Cove & Port Douglas Region
  • Tripadvisor Hall of Fame – Certificate of Excellence 6 years in a row (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016)
  • Dimmi Awards January 2015 – Top Rated Modern Australian Restaurant, Top 100
  • TNQ Tourism Awards – Hall of Fame
  • TTNQ Tourism Awards 2014 – Finalist
  • Dimmi Awards June 2014 – Best for Fine Dining, Top Rated Modern Australian Restaurant, Top 100
  • Queensland Tourism Awards 2014 – Bronze
  • 2013 Queensland Restaurant & Catering Awards Night
    • Finalist in Northern Queensland – Contemporary Australian Restaurant
    • Finalist in Queensland – Tourism Restaurant
    • Winner – Event Caterer in Northern Queensland
  • Hall Of Fame TNQ Tourism Awards – Best Restaurant 2002
  • ACF – restaurant of the year 2008, 2010, 2013
  • Restaurant and Caterers Awards – North Queensland 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
    • Best Specialty Restaurant, Modern Australian and Tourism restaurant
    • Caterer of the Year / Event Caterer 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
  • Restaurant and Catering Australia – National Finalist, Event Caterer 2011, 2013, 2014
  • Winner –TNQ Tourism Awards – Tourism Restaurants 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Queensland Tourism Awards ~ Best Restaurant ~ Finalist 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Tucker Seabrook Wine list of the Year ~ Highly Recommended 1995, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Diners Club Restaurant Guide ‘top 100 Restaurants’ Australia
  • Lonely Planet Australia guide books – Best Fine Dining, “top pick” Restaurant Cairns 2011
  • Polyglot APA Guide “Best 10 Australian Dining Experience’s”
  • Courier Mail – Good Life Restaurant Guide to Queensland
  • Fodders and Frommers Guides – Recommended
  • 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner
  • Savour Australia – 3.5 stars
  • Winner Taste Paradise Signature Dish 2010
  • Sustainable Seafood Day Australia – Winner Cook-off Challenge

Guest Chef Appearances

  • 2012 – Muscat, Oman and Abu Dhabi – Beach Rotana Hotel – Australia week promo and Australian Business Group Gala Dinners
  • 2009, 2010, 2011 – Abu Dhabi – Beach Rotana Hotel – Australia week promo and Australian Business Group Gala
  • 2007 Chef Craig Squire – Guest Chef – Astoria Cruise Liner
  • 2005, 2006 Chef, Craig Squire – Guest Chef – Towers Rotana Hotel – Dubai
  • 2001 Chef, Craig Squire – Guest Chef – British Club & Dutch Club – Singapore
  • 1997, 1999 & 2000 Chef, Craig Squire – Guest Chef, Shanghai Hilton – China
  • 1998 Chef, Philip Wolter – Guest Chef, QTTC Singapore
  • 1998 Chef’s Danielle Murray & Alba Cannizzaro – Guest Chefs , Taiwan
  • 1997 Chef, Dannielle Murray – Guest Chef, Bangkok & Chang Mai – Thailand
  • 1996 Chef, Craig Squire – Guest Chef, Austin – Texas

Australian Cook Books

  • Recipes my mother cooked
  • Fine Food from Country Australia
  • Courier Mail Signature Dishes
  • “Great Australian Chefs ” Mietta O’Donnell
  • Simply Australia
  • Ansett Dining High ‘Australia’s Master Chefs
Best Australian restaurants in Cairns
Seafood Industry Awards

Queensland Tourism Awards 2014 Bronze Winner

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Best For Fine Dining 2016 Dimmi