Congratulations! We are delighted to advise that your establishment is a national finalist for Best Beverage List. Our judges, Scott Cordes, Michael Friend, Tony Martin, Anita Sarginsen and John Mann, have completed the judging process and agreed on the national finalists. A list of these finalists is attached.
We will publicly announce the finalists today with a media release and a full listing on our website. We encourage you to promote your achievement and maximise its value to your business by contacting your local media, promotion on your website and direct to your customers, and have attached an Award For Excellence Finalist logo for your publicity.
Presentations will be made to National Finalists and the Category winners at the formal/black tie Lion Awards for Excellence Dinner, to be held at the Rutherford Hotel in Nelson, on Thursday 8 October. A Supreme overall winner will also be announced and a trophy presented.
Book your tickets to the Awards dinner online here, You may wish to bring other members of your team to the dinner so don't hesitate to register them as well. A table plan is done for the event and people from the same establishment will be seated together, if you have any particular seating requests please let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate your request. As you may already know, these dinners are very memorable events on the hospitality calendar! More information on this event and our conference, is available on our website, www.hospitalitynz.org.nz.
Thank you for taking part in the Awards for Excellence programme, and again our congratulations on your selection as a National Finalist.
The Awards for Excellence are all about the future of hospitality, the leading edge and given the quality of this year's entries, the outlook for hospitality is in great hands ... and the bar has been lifted yet again! Good luck for 8 October!