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2021 Chef Hats – Australia’s Award-winning Restaurants Announced

We are proud to reveal the nine Mornington Peninsula restaurants who managed to provide exceptional food despite the unrelenting challenges served up by 2020. Awarded the prestigious title of 2021 Chef Hats, in its third decade, these awards have brought about much reflection about the changes in the industry.

In the words of the Australian Good Food Guide team,

‘Few would have ever anticipated a year with when such a volume of Australia’s restaurants would be forced to close their doors. Fewer still would believe that the saving grace of so many of country’s top Chefs, would be the humble takeaway.

As we release our 2021 Chef Hat Awards, we respectfully recognise the field has not been level. This year’s awards are a credit to the phenomenal efforts of those who have managed to endure, but in no way take away from the incredible efforts and creativity of some of those forced into closure.

In our pursuit of the country’s best restaurants notwithstanding, the support by the Australian dining public has been nothing but extraordinary, with their generous willingness to support and help identify venues worthy of Chef Hat consideration.’

Australia’s Award-winning Restaurants Announced Mornington Peninsula include:

Laura at Pt.Leo Estate 16/20 (pictured)

Ten Minutes by Tractor 16/20

Doot Doot Doot at Jackalope15/20

The Dining Room at Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill 14/20

Pt. Leo Estate Restaurant 13/20

Paringa Estate 13/20

Montalto 12/20

Polperro Winery 12/20

Port Phillip Estate 12/20

Time to experience their innovation yourself, the most difficult decision, which one should you try first!

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