Lakeside Tavern finalist in 2017 AHA Awards for Excellence

Michael Millett – Manager and the Executive Chef Corey Park
Michael Millett – Manager and the Executive Chef Corey Park


RAYMOND Terrace’s very own Lakeside Village Tavern is a finalist in no less than four categories in the 2017 AHA NSW Awards for Excellence, the awards consist of 50 categories and the AHA received over 600 nominations for this year’s edition.

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Lakeside Village Tavern is one of many hunter venues owned and operated by the very successful Hunt Hospitality Group including the likes of the Rutherford Hotel and Newcastle’s Kent Hotel and The Duke of Wellington.

Hunt Hospitality Managing Director, Stephen Hunt said, “We are thrilled to be recognised for the range of things we offer our customers from the food we serve by teams of quality chefs and hospitality staff, through to entertainment, quality of beer and our role within the community.”

The Raymond Terrace based venue is a finalist in the following categories: Best Cheap Eat Meal Under $15 (Country), Best Traditional Hotel Bar (Country), Heart of the Community and Industry Rising Star in Rebekah Wagner.

“These are important awards for our industry and our community and we are thrilled to be amongst a prestigious group of finalists,” said Mr Hunt.

Manager of Lakeside Village Tavern, Michael Millett told News Of The Area, “We are extremely proud and humble to be nominated for all of these awards.”

“Our new Head Chef Robert Wilkinson and his seasonal menus are a breath of fresh air to our restaurant, we are extremely happy with what he has accomplished here at Lakeside Village Tavern.”

“We pride ourselves on our community work and bettering the Raymond Terrace area.”

“We would also like to wish our nominated Industry Rising Star – Rebekah Wagner good luck as she embarks on her journey into motherhood,” he said.

News Of The Area wishes Lakeside Village Tavern all the best as the awards are finalised.


By Rachael VAUGHAN

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