This month Beef + Lamb New Zealand announced their selection of the nation’s top restaurants they believe produce the best beef and lamb dishes in New Zealand. We are very pleased and proud to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, MacLean Fraser, Executive Chef of Artisan Dining House has been presented with an Excellence Award for 2018.

Restaurants all over the country are judged by culinary trained assessors and over 170 have been awarded the renowned ‘Gold Plate’. Restaurants are judged on their level of cookery, creativity and the execution of their beef and lamb dishes.

Lauraine Jacobs, Listener columnist and kiwi food writer has great admiration for these awards,

Brilliant and thoughtful dishes can be found in many of our top restaurants throughout the country and the gold plate on display is reassuring to both international tourists and locals”.

MacLean takes pride in his meat dishes and believes in treating the product with respect, using all parts of the animal for a range of dishes. This accolade is a rewarding acknowledgment of his hard work and dedication to providing outstanding cuisine to hotel guests and Wellingtonians alike.

Visit Artisan Dining House on Level one of the Bolton Hotel for our fresh new summer menu.