173 restaurants, nationwide, received the iconic Beef and Lamb Excellence Award.


Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards

Chef Peter Gordon said he was: ‘Hugely proud’ of world-class New Zealand beef and lamb.

173 restaurants have received the longest running culinary award in New Zealand, the Beef and Lamb Excellence Award for 2019 after a tough and rigorous assessment process. Now in their 23rd year, the Excellence Awards recognise the skill, expertise and talent of our greatest chefs and together with the iconic gold plate, signpost to consumers where they can try the pinnacle of beef and lamb.

Peter Gordon, arguably New Zealand’s greatest export, has been wowing the folk of London and New Zealand with his remarkable dishes and has travelled the world plying his trade – but rates Kiwi chefs amongst the best in terms of cooking with beef and lamb.

“I have eaten at restaurants around the world and I’m hugely proud of the world-class beef and lamb we have here in New Zealand."

To see the restaurants which have  received the Beef and Lamb Excellence Award 2019 go here, and choose the region.