Melbourne Foodies Rejoice! Time Out Food Awards Are Here

Foodies of Melbourne, the moment you’ve been waiting for is here. Melbourne’s best food gems of 2017 have been announced at the Time Out Food Awards – a celebration of the top restaurants, cafes, chefs, and foodie masterminds in the industry.

The night of festivities was hosted at Pontoon St Kilda Beach – the ground level casual beach eatery part of the new Stokehouse precinct.

Lanson Champagne was flowing, delicious food from Pontoon abound, and excitement hung in the air as anticipation for the awards built. It was a great event to reflect back on the many developments and exciting launches within the food industry throughout the year.

14 awards were given for everything from best chef to best cheap eats, with winners nominated by culinary experts and Time Out Readers.
Time Out Food Awards Melbourne

Here’s a shortlist of all the places in Melbourne you should be checking out:

Restaurant of The Year – Osteria Ilaria

Best Café – Terror Twilight

Best New Restaurant – Atlas

Best Cheap Eat – Red Sparrow Pizza

Best Chef – Andreas Papadakis (Tipo 00 & Osteria Ilaria)

People’s Choice: Best Restaurant – San Telmo

You can view the full list of award winners online, or pick up the October Time Out issue for a full recap including other honourable mentions.

Time Out Food Awards MelbourneThanks to the Time Out Food awards, my foodie bucket list is now longer than ever, and I’ll be hitting up the winning venues over the next couple of months. Cheers Melbourne for a great 2017 in food!

The Time Out Food Awards run once a year in September, so be sure to get your ticket next year and join in on the celebration.  

– Ember Mitchell
Ember is an American turned Aussie. Her love affair with Melbourne goes back five years, and she still can’t get enough of this city! Discovering new hideouts and hidden gems around Melbourne is her hobby. Marketing Strategist by day, spontaneous adventurer, brekky enthusiast, and aerial acrobat by night. Follow her foodie adventures on Instagram @effinggoodtime

Disclosure: The Plus Ones were invited guests of Time Out
Photo credit: Time Out