June 9. 2014
2014 restaurant award evening and Chef's Hat announcement was held at St Matthew in the City in Auckland.
A panel of expert judges
assess a shortlist of around 80 restaurants throughout the country for the Cuisine NZ Good Food Awards 2014. Each restaurant was visited anonymously by judges who paid for their meals. The top-scoring restaurants were then revisited to determine the winners of the awards.
Cuisine magazine introduced a new rating system to the awards in 2013, adopting the scores out of 20 and chef's hat rating system used in Australia by the renowned Good Food Guides.
Chef's hats are now awarded once a year at the annual Cuisine NZ Good FoodAwards, while all restaurants reviewed by Cuisine magazine will now be scored out of 20, rather than awarded stars.
Read the full review Cuisine Good Food Guide 2014