Rockingham venues finalists in AHA Hospitality Awards for Excellence

Hotel Clipper in Rockingham is a finalist in two categories in the AHA Hospitality Awards for Excellence.
Hotel Clipper in Rockingham is a finalist in two categories in the AHA Hospitality Awards for Excellence.

ROCKINGHAM venues will be vying for top spot in the AHA Hospitality Awards for Excellence.

The Australian Hotels Association (WA) received a record number of entrants in the awards and Rockingham venues were well represented among the finalists.

Finalists hail from across WA and represent the epitome in service, training, marketing, entertainment, product and venue excellence.

AHA(WA) chief executive Bradley Woods said the annual awards recognise the state’s best hotels, bars, restaurants and pubs, as well as the employees that have achieved outstanding results in a particular category.

The winners will be announced at a gala ball at Crown Perth on November 12.

Finalists

Community Service Award

Drop Inn, Warnbro

The Lion Beer Australia Bar Presentation and Service Award

Drop Inn, Warnbro

Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour

Aon Risk Solutions Responsible Service of Alcohol Award

Drop Inn, Warnbro

Training Initiative Award

The Chase Bar and Bistro, Baldivis

Retail Bottleshop Award

Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour

Draught Beer Quality Award

Drop Inn, Warnbro

Redeveloped Venue Award

Hotel Clipper, Rockingham

Casual Pub Dining Award – Regional

Port Kennedy Tavern

Family Dining Award

Drop Inn Tavern, Warnbro

Restaurant Award

Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour

TAB Hotel/PubTAB Venue Award

Port Kennedy Tavern

The Chase Bar and Bistro, Baldivis

Head Chef Award

White Lakes Brewing, Baldivis – Ben Knights

Food and Beverage Services Employee Award

Drop Inn, Warnbro – Jessica Duplessis

Hotel Clipper, Rockingham Natalie Van Driel

Leisure Inn, Rockingham – Sally Worsley

The Chase Bar and Bistro, Baldivis Chantelle Fono

Front Office and Administration Employee Award

Leisure Inn, Rockingham Maria Maritz

PubTAB Operator Award

The Chase Bar and Bistro, Baldivis – Stephanie Ward

Excellence in Service Award

The Chase Bar and Bistro, Baldivis – Demi Thompson

Venue Manager Award

The Chase Bar and Bistro, Baldivis – Julie Brown

Overall Award

Gastev Group Collective

Port Kennedy Tavern

The Chase Bar & Bistro, Baldivis

Vernon Arms Tavern, Baldivis

Whistling Kite, Secret Harbour

White Lakes Brewing, Baldivis