The Sustainable Restaurant Awards are now Open to submissions
The Sustainable Restaurant Awards is the most accessible competition for both established and fledgling restaurant businesses. The awards celebrate culinary excellence and responsibility, recognising businesses who have shown exceptional attention to their own footprint and consumer consciousness.
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Call for entries open: 1st October 2023.
Expected Closing date for entries: 15th December 2023.
Shortlist announced: Week commencing 5th January 2024
Category Winners announced: Week commencing 26th January 2024
How to apply for the sustainable restaurant awards?
Restaurant businesses can submit applications here
The Sustainable Restauarant awards will accept submissions from all restaurant and hospitality businesses. Once an application has been received and reviewed, we will contact your restaurant to let you know you’re being considered for a nomination.
There are ten awards up for grabs. Each award is of equal merit and encompasses a certain aspect of restaurant sustainability. There is no limit on how many awards businesses are allowed to submit themselves for, however we do ask businesses to only apply once for each award.
The categories to apply for are as follows: (Click to learn more)
- Sustainable Restaurant of the Year
- Sustainable Energy Award
- Field to Fork Award
- Al Fresco Dining Award
- Food Waste Award
- Sustainable Innovation Award
- Sustainable Start-Up Award
- Sustainable Staffing Award
- Community Award
- Sustainable Chef of the Year
By participating in the Sustainable Restaurant Awards, not only will you gain extensive exposure for your business, you will also help heighten the restaurant industry’s sustainability standard as a whole. As an applicant you will join a network of industry leading hospitality operators, connected through NDML and Restaurant Insure, ready to share innovative ideas and make positive change.
If you know of a restaurant who you believe deserves recognition, then share the awards. The Sustainable Restaurant Awards are a great way for businesses who pay attention to sustainable practices to have their efforts realised.