BentSpoke Brewpub wins three awards at AHA Awards

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BentSpoke Brewing team holding award at the AHA Awards

Last night at the National Arboretum the ACT Australian Hotels & Accommodation Association Awards for Excellence were held. Representing Hotels and Accommodation venues from across the ACT, more than 300 people attended with nominations received from over 100 venues. Opened by Chief Minister Andrew Barr, the night recognised the achievements of the innovative and dynamic hospitality industry in the ACT.

The BentSpoke BrewPub was a finalist in Chef of The Year, (Jodie Johnson), Employee Excellence in Service (Simon Buchanan, Abbey McLeod and Jed Davis), Best Draught Beer Quality, Best Traditional Pub, and finalist in the “Experience” categories; Best Pub Eatery, Best Burger, Best Steak, and Best WHS venue.

BentSpoke was thrilled to win Best Traditional Pub, Inn or Tavern, Best Draught Beer Quality (alongside ANU’s Badger & Co) and Employee Excellence in Service for Simon Buchanan.

These awards are judged by independent mystery shop visits, written submissions, and formal interviews.

BentSpoke Brewing team holding award at the AHA Awards

Richard Watkins, Co-Founder and Head Brewer said, “As a team we are ecstatic to win these awards. The Canberra hospitality industry has always delivered high quality, innovative and diverse hospitality offerings and for BentSpoke to achieve these awards in this industry is truly a remarkable result”.

Tracy Margrain, Co-Founder and Brewer at BentSpoke’s Braddon BrewPub said, “Extremely thrilled to win these awards, BentSpoke has always focused on quality in everything we do and it is so great to see so many of our employees recognised for their dedication, knowledge and service excellence”.

BentSpoke congratulates all AHA ACT members for their nominations, finalists, and award winners. The hospitality industry in Canberra is the strongest and most innovative in the country due in large part to the supportive community of hospitality leaders and industry professionals.

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