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)
October
NovemberAustralian Hotels Association Victoria State Awards for ExcellenceLes Toques Blanches Award for Excellence (apprenticeship competition)RACV Victorian Tourism Awards
December