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2016 Gold Plate Award Winners


On Monday 14th November 2016, Catering Institute of Australia (WA) President Craig Joel and the State Council proudly announced the winners of the 50th Kleenheat Gold Plate Awards. The annual event acknowledges the outstanding quality and service provided by restaurants in Western Australia. 600 VIP guests, sponsors and participants united at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre for an action packed evening, where they dined on fine food paired with local Western Australian Wines.

The Winners of the 2016 Kleenheat Gold Plate Awards are as follows:

Premiers Award

Silks at Crown Perth - Burswood

The Premiers Award is awarded to Silks at Crown Perth, for not only best meeting the judging criteria but also by having attained the highest percentage score overall.

Bill Thompson Award

Jake Tolich - Sandalford Winery

The Bill Thompson Award for excellence in service awarded to an individual during Gold Plate judging. Gold Plate Award judges are encouraged to nominate a waitperson who they believe display an exceptionally high level of standard of presentation, service and commitment to the hospitality industry.

Excellence in Health

Piari & Co - Dunsborough


Wine List of the Year

Steves Bar & Cafe - Nedlands


Formal Contemporary

Clarke's of North Beach - North Beach


Licensed Dining – Metro

The Terrace Hotel – Perth


Licensed Casual Dining - Metro

Caversham House – Caversham


Licensed Casual Dining - Regional

Laundry 43 - Busselton


Restaurant within a Tavern

Steves Bar & Cafe - Nedlands


Restaurant/Cafe within a Winery - Perth/Surrounds

Riverbank Estate - Caversham


Restaurant/Cafe within a Winery – Regional

Flutes Restaurant - Wilyabrup


Mediterranean Dining

Modo Mio at Crown Perth – Burswood


Licensed Thai

Galangal - Mount Hawthorn


Licensed Indian

Copper Chimney - South Fremantle


Licensed Chinese

Silks at Crown Perth - Burswood


Licensed Asian 

Vu's Vietnamese - South Perth


Unlicensed Asian

Meekin - East Victoria Park


Seafood Dining

Red Cray on Beaufort - Mt Lawley


Licensed Cafe - Metro & Regional

Riley's on the Ridge - Roleystone


Coffee Shop

Mrs S Cafe – Highgate

High Tea

Cafe at the Hyatt - Perth &

Peel Manor House - Karnup


Family Dining

Lo Zucchero – City Beach



Char Char Bull – Fremantle



Montereys at Pan Pacific - Perth



White Salt –  Sorrento

Small Bar

BluZou Bar - Perth

New Restaurant

Rambla on Swan - South Perth


Tourism Restaurant

Sandalford Winery - Caversham


Restaurant with in a Training Establishment

Quinlan's Restaurant, Challenger Institute - Fremantle


The CIA Gold Plate Venue Caterers Award

Mustard Catering at Perth Zoo


2016 Prix D'Honneur Award Recipients

The University Club of Western Australia - CIA Venue Caterers Award

Atrium at Crown Perth - Buffet Dining

Bentley Pines Restaurant - Restaurant within a Training Establishment

Chesters Restaurant - Tourism Restaurant

Koh-I-Noor - Asian Buffet

Sandalford Winery - Restaurant within a Winery - Perth / Surrounds

The Royal on the Waterfront - Restaurant within a Tavern

Zanders at Cable Beach - Licensed Cafe

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