From casual eateries to fine dining, Mudgee Region has once again proven itself to be a food destination worthy of praise, with local restaurant,The Zin House, recently honoured with a Chef’s Hat at 2015 The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide Awards. These highly regarded awards recognise the talented chefs and culinary teams of Sydney and regional NSW’s most esteemed fine dining venues, while showcasing the best places to eat and drink within the state.
With view overlooking the renowned Lowe Wine’s Zinfandel vineyard and the Tinja farmlands of Mudgee, The Zin House takes form in a modern farmhouse, and is recognised for its unique dining style. Owner and chef of the award-winning restaurant, Kim Currie, personally designs the menus weekly to suit the season’s best local produce, incorporating fruit and vegetables grown in the restaurant’s organic garden.
“We are delighted to be part of Mudgee’s expanding offering of quality food and wine experiences. The Zin House aims to provide country hospitality paired with simple food cooked from scratch with local ingredients,” said Kim Currie, The Zin House.
“It is lovely to be recognised for the standards that we achieve and the acknowledgment that authenticity and generosity count in hospitality. I’m lucky to have good professionals in my team and I acknowledge their contribution and support.”
Kim Currie in the garden_Mudgee Region Tourism medium res
Mudgee Region Tourism also commented on this notable accolade and what it means to the area.
“It’s a huge honour for this Mudgee favourite to be awarded a Chef’s Hat at The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide Awards. The Zin House represents the highest of standards held throughout the Mudgee Region, and reinforces that its ethos of producing wholesome meals created from the best local produce, indeed works,” said Cara George, CEO of Mudgee Region Tourism.
On 4 October, The Zin House will play host to Live on the Lawn, a celebration of the greatest year in music – 1969. Join new and old friends for a night of entertainment, dancing under the stars as Kyle Manning and Pat O’Donnell play hit after hit from 1969, Bob Dylan through to Creedence Clearwater Revival. The evening also includes a three course supper prepared by Kim Currie and The Zin House culinary team. Gates open 6.30pm, priced from $75 per person – bookings essential. For more information, visit zinhouse.com.au.
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