AHA NSW AWARDS 2015

In 2015, the Taphouse Group was formally recognised by the Australian Hotels Association (NSW) in their annual Awards for Excellence across multiple categories. Regarded as the most prestigious in the hospitality industry, these awards honour excellence in New South Wales hotels. As well as being a finalist in the “Best Retail Liquor Outlet”, “Best Family Friendly Hotel”, “Best Outdoor/Non-enclosed Facility”, “Best New/Redeveloped Hotel (Country)”, “Best Restaurant (Country)”, “Best Casual Dining Venue (Country)”, “Best Steak Venue”, “Best Gaming Venue” and “Chef of the Year” (for Doug Henwood) categories, the Kingscliff Hotel went on to win top gongs for “Best Sports Bar”, “Best Pub TAB (Country)” and “Best Keno Venue (Country)”. The Port Macquarie Hotel was also a finalist in the “Best Retail Liquor Outlet”, “Best Gaming Venue”, “Best Pub TAB (Country)” and “Best Keno Venue (Country)” categories, and Cheryl Pavey of the Town Green Inn was also a finalist for “Chef of the Year”.