The Darwin Convention Centre was awarded winner of the Function/Event Caterer category at the 2017 AHA (NT) Australian Liquor Marketers Gold Plate Awards, held in Darwin last month. The prestigious annual Gold Plate Awards showcase the best of the Territory’s restaurants and dining establishments, and recognize, promote and reward excellence and best practice in the hospitality industry. Finalists were assessed across a wide range of criteria, including menus, seasonal capability, quality of experience, and marketing of products.
Executive Chef Toby Beaton and his talented team offer a wide selection of function menus and signature dishes to suit different tastes and budgets and are always ready to create a menu to match. Beaton said, “We have a talented team of chefs who are passionate about creating amazing food experiences for our clients. Everyone works very hard to deliver a five star service including all the chefs, kitchen assistants, stewards, supervisors, and food and beverage staff, it’s a team effort.”
Dedication to excellence in food services is a priority at the Darwin Convention Centre. In 2016-17 the Centre delivered 94,000 meals with a 1:2 ratio for wait staff to table service and stringent management on plating to serving timings. Convention Centre’s are expected to have outstanding food offerings and the Darwin Convention Centre is dedicated to a world-class service. Inspired by fresh local produce, tropical environment, Asian influences and creative presentation, Chef Beaton presents an inspiring and mouth-watering menu selection for guests’ culinary enjoyment.
“We are fortunate to work with amazing Top End produce including wild barramundi, tiger prawns, farmed saltwater crocodile meat, kangaroo fillets, exotic tropical fruits and seasonal vegetables.” Beaton said.