AHA NSW 2019 Awards for Excellence finalists announced...

Updated: Oct 15, 2019



Australian Hotels Association NSW Awards for Excellence 2019 finalists have been announced and as always, Newcastle and Hunter venues are high on the list with at least 22 nominees across more than

27 categories...


The AHA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious awards programme in the hospitality industry.


The awards honour the achievement of excellence in NSW hotels across a variety of segments including accommodation, dining, entertainment, marketing, social media, community service and talented employees.


Congratulations to the following finalists:


BEST FAMILY FRIENDLY

Shortland Hotel, Shortland


BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Stag & Hunter Hotel, Mayfield


HEART OF THE COMMUNITY

Hunt Hospitality


BEST REGIONAL LOCAL

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Peden’s Hotel, Cessnock

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Thoroughbred Hotel, Scone


BEST OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation, Pokolbin


BEST SPORTING ENTERTAINMENT VENUE Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Warners at the Bay, Warners Bay


BEST REGIONAL TAB VENUE

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Commonwealth Hotel, Newcastle

Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation, Pokolbin

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


BEST RETAIL LIQUOR OUTLET

Harrigans Irish Pub and Accommodation, Pokolbin

Warners At The Bay, Warners Bay


BEST DRAUGHT BEER QUALITY

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Shortland Hotel, Shortland


BEST NSW WINE LIST

The Mark Hotel, Lambton


BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


BEST PROMOTIONAL CONCEPT

Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri Kurri

Hunt Hospitality, Hamilton

The Mark Hotel, Lambton


BEST INNOVATIVE REFURBISHMENT

Stag & Hunter Hotel, Mayfield


BEST REGIONAL NEW/REDEVELOPED VENUE

Argenton Hotel, Argenton


BEST TRADITIONAL PUB ACCOMMODATION (UNDER $130)

Nags Head Hotel, Adamstown

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


BEST DELUXE PUB ACCOMMODATION ($130 AND OVER)

Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation, Pokolbin


BEST STEAK

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Thoroughbred Hotel, Scone

Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford


BEST PARMI

Commonwealth Hotel, Cooks Hill

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Nags Head Hotel, Adamstown

Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


BEST STEAK SANDWICH

Commonwealth Hotel, Cooks Hill

Nags Head Hotel, Adamstown

Shortland Hotel, Shortland


BEST BURGER

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Thoroughbred Hotel, Scone


BEST CHEAP EAT MEAL (UNDER $15)

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri Kurri

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford


BEST REGIONAL CASUAL DINING (NORTHERN)

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation, Pokolbin

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Thoroughbred Hotel, Scone

Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


INDUSTRY RISING STAR

Ricci-Lee Wheeler - Hunt Hospitality

Corey Hinton - O’Hara Hotels Group

Katherine Maples - O’Hara Hotels Group


REGIONAL CHEF OF THE YEAR

Aaron House - Commonwealth Hotel, Cooks Hill

Brent Hetherington - Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Jeff Umbaugh - Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Jessica Garnham - The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Paul Thornton - Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Rocky Clack - Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


INDIVIDUAL HOTEL OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

Justin Harris - The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Michelle Ramplin - Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Nicholas Clark - Shortland Hotel, Shortland


GROUP HOTEL OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

O’Hara Hotels Group

Iris Hotel Group


REGIONAL HOTEL OF THE YEAR

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation, Pokolbin

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland


To see a full list of finalists click HERE

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