INTERCONTINENTAL SYDNEY 117 DINING WINS PRESTIGIOUS WORLD’S BEST LUXURY RESTAURANT

Chef’s hats have been taken off to 117 dining – InterContinental Sydney’s signature restaurant – announced today as winner of the World Luxury Restaurant Awards for Best Luxury Hotel Restaurant 2016.

With 42 world hotel restaurants in the nominated category across the globe, 117 dining was recognised as industry leader among the world’s best restaurants, securing the majority of guests, peer and industry votes.

“This is a tremendous achievement – one we are both humbled and extremely proud to receive,” said Jörg Böckeler, General Manager, InterContinental Sydney. “While there is often a sharp perception gap in the excellence of Australian hotel food and wine offering, this award is a true reflection of the talent, innovation and cultural sophistication that we are delighted to showcase to the world.”

With a strict selection and approval criteria to participate, restaurants in the nominated category are required to meet high interior design standards, haute cuisine quality food and excellent service reviews.

The award is the first for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in the region, with 117 dining the first hotel restaurant to receive the globally recognised accolade.

The World Luxury Restaurant Awards are designed to inspire and recognise culinary excellence, ignite healthy competition and garner international awareness on the innovation from around the globe. The formal gala evening is being held on 18 June 2016 at the Grand Hotel Kronenhof Pontresina, Switzerland.

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