Sydney Showground has been recognised at the 2012 NSW Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence, awarded “Best Caterer at a Major Event”.
The award is in recognition of a gala dinner for Showground client Flight Centre, attended by 1,900 people and staged in The Dome.
Winning this prestigious award proves Sydney Showground sets the industry benchmark in hosting and catering for major events within a world class venue, complete with world class food and service.
Peter Thorpe, Sydney Showground General Manager said the accolade is a great honour as the judging process not only focuses on the dining experience, but also the sales process, service and wow factor on the night.
“Our team demonstrates real passion for the events industry and is committed to delivering outstanding results for our clients. Our people are meticulous in their approach and are extremely focused on delivering the best outcomes for our customers and their visitors,” said Mr Thorpe.
“Unique catering isn’t about just ticking the boxes it’s about inspiration and creativity. Nowhere is this more evident than in the array of dining choices provided at Sydney Showground,”
“Sydney Showground provides an endless array of catering options ranging from gourmet barbeques to gala dinners, for guests ranging in numbers from 40 to 4,000. The team considers every detail of the dining experience and consults closely with our clients as part of the planning process.”
Tim Browne, Sydney Showground Executive Chef, said his energetic team is inspired by the very best produce form around Australia.
“My team has a genuine passion our craft and we are forever tempting palates with innovative tastes and textures,” said Mr Browne.
“Part of our secret is making extensive use of the award winning produce from the Sydney Royal Wine, Dairy and Fine Food Competitions, which represent some of the finest seasonal produce from around Australia.”
When it comes to staging world class events Sydney Showground has it all. The venue’s success is based on the principles of Great Freedom, A Central Location, Inspired Catering and most importantly, Unique Partnerships.