The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015 turns 30!

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Sydney three-hatted restaurant, Sepia has taken out the city's most prestigious food prize, winning Vittoria Coffee Restaurant of the Year at The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide Awards. 

Announced this evening at a chef-studded event at The Ivy Ballroom, Sepia was also acknowledged for its service excellence with the restaurant's co-owner Vicki Wild taking out the Citi Service Excellence Award.


Ø Vittoria Coffee Restaurant of the Year:

Sepia, Sydney

Ø New Restaurant of the Year:

Ester, Chippendale

Ø La Maison du Thé Regional Restaurant of the Year:

Biota Dining, Bowral

Ø Citi Chef of the Year:

Brent Savage, Bentley Restaurant & Bar, Monopole and Yellow

Ø Josephine Pignolet Young Chef of the Year presented by KitchenAid

Julian Cincotta, Nomad

Ø Innovation Award:

Pasi Petanen, Cafe Paci

Ø Sustainability Award:

Fins Restaurant, Kingscliff

Ø Citi Service Excellence Award:

Vicki Wild, Sepia

Ø Vittoria Coffee Legend Award:

Peter Doyle, Peter Doyle at The Quay

Ø Best Bar:

Bulletin Place, Sydney

Ø Best Restaurant Bar:

Momofuku Seiobo, Pyrmont


Drink Awards

Ø Champagne Pol Roger Sommelier of the Year:

James Hird, Vincent, Wine Library

Ø Wine List of the Year:

ARIA Restaurant, Sydney

Ø Best Short Wine List:

Temporada, ACT

Ø Regional Wine List of the Year:

Aubergine, ACT

Ø Best Drinks List:

Bloodwood Restaurant & Bar, Newtown