Federation of Wine and Food Societies of Australia Inc.

Federation Award

This award is made to individuals/organisations who have given prolonged service to the FWFSA or to member Societies.  Individuals must have contributed to furthering the aims of the FWFSA. The award is also presented to restaurants, hotels, etc. that have given excellent service over a period of time, to the FWFSA or a member society. Following nomination and on the recommendation of the FWFSA Executive. It may also be approved for an individual  outstanding function such as a banquet connected to a National convention. A listing of recipients is below.

Award criteria and procedures are:

1. The Federation’s Award takes the form of a framed certificate. In the case of an individual who is a member of an affiliated Society, the recipient may also receive a medallion engraved with the name of the holder and the year of the Award.

2. It is awarded for meritorious service to the Federation or the causes or arts which it espouses.

3. (a) Organisations
The Award states the name of the recipient organisation. In cases where more than one person honoured, the Award states the names or the persons with their positions/titles. When the Award is made in recognition of the conduct of outstanding functions for The Federation of Wine & Food Societies of Australia or one of its constituent Societies, the certificate states:
The name of the restaurant The name of the proprietor or manager or name of the chef A statement that the Award has been presented in recognition of outstanding meals (or other functions) and the date of such functions

3 (a) Individuals
When the award is in recognition of prolonged service by an individual to the Federation or one of its constituent Societies, the certificate states:
The name of the recipient The name of the Society The name of the chef (if applicable)A statement that the Award has been made in recognition of prolonged service and the time span of such service.

4. The Council may resolve to confer an Award.

5. Any constituent Society may make a recommendation to the Executive for the conferring of an Award and the Executive is empowered to make a decision on such a recommendation.

6. A recommendation from a constituent Society shall only be made on the prescribed form which is available from the Secretary, or by downloading a copy from the links above.

 Award Recipients

Carolyn Smalls  2017

In recognition of outstanding and dedicated service to the   Metropolitan Wine & Food Society of Sydney

Chris Bant 2016

In recognition of outstanding and dedicated service to the Southern Peninsula Wine & Food Society

Faye Bowyer 2016

In recognition of outstanding meritorious and dedicated service to the Wine & Food Society of Victoria

Matteo's Restaurant 2016
Melbourne

In recognition of the conduct of outstanding functions for the Ladies Wine and Food Society of Melbourne, September 1996, December 1998, September 2003, June 2008, November 2013

Scott Pickett 2015

In recognition of outstanding service to the Wine & Food Society of Victoria as a talented chef at his restaurant, The Estelle.

Janet Barton  2015

In recognition of outstanding service and commitment to the Wine & Food Society of Victoria and the Federation – President 2012 – 2014

Peter Kelso 2015

ln recognition of over 20 years of service to the Wine & Food Society of New South Wales

Peter Millington - 2015

In recognition of outstanding service and dedication to the Wine & Food Society of Victoria

Peter Reardon 2015

 In recognition of his dedicated service to The Bacchus Club Inc. since 1974, and the South Australian Wine and Food Society since 1980, serving  in various positions including as Treasurer, Auditor, Food Master, and President

Kerry Stallard 2014

FWFSA Award nominated by WFS of Hobart - In recognition of her long and dedicated service to the Hobart Wine and Food Society over many years, including as Secretary and as the first female President.

Christine Gora 2014

FWFSA Award nominated by WFS of Hobart - In recognition of her dedicated service to the Hobart Wine and Food Society over ten years, and as Secretary, and for her service to the Federation in the organisation of the 2014 Convention

Paul Dressler 2014

FWFSA Award nominated by WFS of NSW - In recognition of forty year’s dedication to the Wine and Food Society of NSW objectives in the promotion of wine, food and good fellowship, and service on Committee including as President.

Ian Smalls 2013

The Metropolitan WFS of Sydney nominated Ian Smalls for the FWFSA Award, for long standing and dedicated service to their Society

Neville Smethurst 2013

Nominated for outstanding service to both the FWFSA, the WFS of Victoria. He has served on Committee of each organisation for a number years taking up a variety of Executive roles including that of President

John Rourke 2013

The Wine and Food Society of NSW nominated John Rourke for the FWFSA Award, for long standing and dedicated service to their Society

Marcus Bleasel 2013

The Wine and Food Society of NSW nominated Marcus Bleasel for the FWFSA Award, for long standing and dedicated service to their Society

Restaurant 2,- 2013
2 Edward Street, Brisbane

Dionysus Wine and Food Society of Brisbane recognised Restaurant Two and Chef David Pugh for outstanding food, wine and service at lunches and functions between May 2003 and February 2012. The award was presented at a function on 20 August 2012

John Kellaway 2012

John is the quiet achiever, acting as Federation Treasurer for a number of years.  He also was very active in the large process of moving the FWFSA  from ACT to Victoria, not an insignificant task. His service to the Federation is exemplary in ensuring the Federation accounts are maintained in accordance with the statutes

Garry Krischock  2012

Presented at the Joint New Zealand and Australia convention in Napier New Zealand April 2012, for outstanding service to the Federation in the role of Secretary 2009 – 2012

Norman Tranter 2011

For over 20 years of service to the Wine and Food Society of Victoria, including periods as President, Wine & Food coordinator and committee positions

Peter Lynch 2011

For appreciation of his meritorious service to the Warrnambool Wine and Society, in accordance with the objectives of the FWFSA

Truffle Duck Restaurant, 2011
66 Hyland St, Fyansford, Vic,

In appreciation of the long and excellent service provided to the Barwon Wine and Food Society, Geelong  and to the advancement of wine and food movement in general

Robert Shields 2011

For outstanding service and generosity to The Federation in his role on the organizing committee for the 2009  Mildura convention

Peter Bate 2011

For outstanding service and generosity to The Federation in his role on the organizing committee for the 2009  Mildura convention

Lochiel House Restaurant 2010,
1259 Bell’s Line of Road,
Kurrajong Heights, NSW

For distinguished and outstanding service, food and presentation to Metropolitan Sydney WFS

Jacques Reymond Restaurant 2010,
78 Williams Road, Prahran. Victoria

For outstanding service, food and presentation to Melbourne Ladies WFS

Sean Rogan 2009

For distinguished service to Warrnambool WFS

Ian Rooney 2009

For distinguished service to Sandhurst WFS

John Brown 2009

For distinguished service to Sandhurst WFS

Chloe’s Restaurant 2009

For outstanding service to the South Australian WFS over many years and in particular on the occasion of their 70th/35th anniversary celebration

Jan Humphreys 2009

For outstanding service to the Federation in the role of Secretary 2006-2009

Lurlene’s Restaurant,
Mt Cotton Road, Mt Cotton Qld 2009

For outstanding service, food and presentation on the occasion of the 2009 Victor Gibson banque

James Tomkins 2009

For outstanding and ongoing service to the LWFS Melbourne

Douglas Crittenden 2009

For outstanding and ongoing service to the LWFS Melbourne

John Swanson 2009

For distinguished service to S.A. WFS over many years

Joseph Condrau 2008

For ongoing and distinguished service to the WFS. New South Wales

Yvonne Wallis 2008

For outstanding service and generosity to The Federation in her role on the organizing committee for the 2008 Melbourne convention

Nicholas Galante 2008

For ongoing and distinguished service to The Federation as a legal advisor and photographer

The Gourmet Chef - Mildura 2007

For outstanding service to the WFS Mildura

John Kellaway 2007

For outstanding and distinguished service to the WFS Southern Peninsula

Brian Roberman 2007

For outstanding service to the WFS Western Australia 2007

Rosemary Radden 2007

In recognitions of her outstanding service to the Federation as it’s Archivist over the last decade.

Garry Krishock 2007

For distinguished and dedicated service to Gold Coast WFS

Robert Worthington 2007

For outstanding service to The Federation as its cellarmaster and for his role in helping to organize the 2006 Melbourne Federation weekend.

Katherine De Pury  2007

For outstanding service to the Federation in her role in helping to organize the 2006 Melbourne Federation weekend.

Wallace Edwards 2006

For ongoing and distinguished service to WFS New South Wales.

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