2017 Hospitality Industry Events Calendar

Industry EventsCompetitions & Awards
JanuaryRestaurant and Catering Association Awards for Excellence: nominations openElectrolux Appetite for Excellence: nominations openBocuse d’Or: applications openFonterra Proud to be a Chef Competition: applications open
FebruaryFonterra Proud to be a Chef Competition Victorian Training Awards: nominations open
MarchProposed AVTES Field Trip – Birregurra local producersAustralian Hotels Association Victoria State Awards for Excellence: nominations open
AprilMelbourne Food and Wine Festival (March 31 – April 9)The World’s 50 Best Restaurants (part of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival)Victorian Training Awards
MayFood Service Australia (28-30 May, Melbourne)
JuneGood Food & Wine Show Melbourne (2-4 June)Tourism Accommodation Australia Accommodation Awards for ExcellenceAustralian Culinary Federation National Apprentice Competition: nominations open
JulyNestle Golden Chefs Hat Award: Victoria region cookoff
AugustRestaurant and Catering Association Awards for ExcellenceElectrolux Appetite for Excellence, SydneyGourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards
SeptemberProposed AVTES Field Trip –¬†Melbourne MarketsFine Food Australia (September 11-14, Sydney)Nestle Golden Chefs Hat Award: finalAustralian Culinary Federation Australian Culinary Challenge (held at Fine Food Australia)
NovemberAustralian Hotels Association Victoria State Awards for ExcellenceLes Toques Blanches Award for Excellence (apprenticeship competition)RACV Victorian Tourism Awards