Kurland Hotel Wins Best Service at the 2014 CXPRESS Culinary Award
November 2014 – On Monday, 24 November, the 5-star Kurland Hotel, situated in Plettenberg Bay, hosted this year’s CXPRESS Garden Route Culinary Awards, at its seasonal restaurant, Katarina’s Kitchen + Bar.
At the awards ceremony, Kurland Hotel Restaurant was presented with the Best Service 2014 Award, which was accepted on behalf of the Hotel by Executive Chef, Leon Coetzee.
Owner of Kurland Hotel, Peter Behr says: “We are proud to receive the Best Service Award and it’s a wonderful way to start the summer season ahead. It was also a great platform to showcase some of our culinary offerings for the season ahead at both Kurland Hotel Restaurant, the finer dining option, and Katarina’s Kitchen + Bar which is family bistro style cuisine.”
This event was judged by head honcho of the South African Chaîne de Rôtisseurs, Francois Ferreira and Anne Hadley, local foodie supreme and better half of the late Ian Hadley, who started the awards shortly after the turn of the century to acknowledge local service and cooking excellence. The judges were supported by a team of 16 ‘ghost diners’.