And the winners are…

Individual winners were presented their certificates and medals each day but the overall winners were announced at the Closing Ceremony, this is the list of those winners;

Most Outstanding Artist – Presented to the individual who scores the highest aggregate number of points in 2 of the classes between 5 & 7.
Anthonidura Indika De Silva Lazard Catering Company Kuwait

Most Outstanding Establishment – This award is calculated on the average point’s total of a minimum of five categories entered in the open section and the apprentice section.
Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Most Outstanding Training Provider – This award is calculated on the highest scoring team over all classes in this section.
Thailand Culinary Academy

ACF WA High School Challenge – Presented to the High School, this award is calculated on the highest scoring team
Corey Davies, William Hemsley West Coast Institute TAFE

Fonterra Restaurant of Champions; the most successful hot kitchen team competition in Australia and recognised as the Pacific Rims Inter Continental Hot Kitchen Competition.
The most competitive part of WA Oceanafest..

Gold & Over all ChampionsAustralian National Team
Gold Hong Kong National Team
Gold New Zealand National Team
GoldThailand National Team

SilverAustralian Youth Team
Silver & Best Local TeamPavilion West Coast Academy
Silver & Best Local TeamUniversity Club of WA

BronzeTropico of North Beach


That’s it folks.. Well almost

The competition is over for 2015 but we still have one more thing to do; that is to announce the winners of the Fonterra Restaurant of Champions.

This will be revealed during the closing ceremony being held tomorrow night.

Thank you to everyone that competed, judged, assisted, exhibited, visited and or supported the 2015 WA Oceanafest.

Watch this space as we will update the site once the winners are announced.

nestle pro

Major Sponsor of WA Oceanafest a true Professional.

Incase you missed the exciting news –  Nestle Professional are coming on as a major sponsor of WA Oceanafest.

What a boost!!!

With everything else they do for the industry it is great they recognise what we are doing here in Perth.

Welcome aboard and many thanks Nestle – Professional.

chef back

Competition update…

A new first for WA Oceanafest, Three weeks before the entries to the salon close and we have received fifty entries.

Never have we had them so early. amazingly they are all from overseas; Thailand, Turkey Kuwait and South Korea individual entries.

Adding these entries with the teams from Thailand, Hong Kong and New Zealand this is shaping up to be a challenging international arena for the culinary arts.

New Category for 2015 – DILMAH AUSTRALIA Real High Tea

The organisers of WA Oceanafest are proud to announce a new category in the 2015 event.

In conjunction with Dilmah Australia PTY Ltd a competition to find the best high tea will be added to the event.

Real High Tea Challenge
Real High Tea Challenge

Competitors will be required within 45 minutes to produce and serve to the three judges a variety of three teas from the Dilmah range accompanied by two portions of three varieties of food items suitable for a high tea, these may be sweet or savoury.

Food items may be pre prepared.

This competition is open to allcomers and entrants will receive a complimentary Dilmah tea sample pack

Entry fee of $20 applies to this category.

Dilmah Real High Tea entry form word doc

Dilmah Real High Tea entry form PDF

New Beginnings in 2015

Finally the decision has been made, after losing our major sponsor MLA and with Fine Foods cancelling their Perth show, the ACF WA has decided to go it alone with


The 2015 event will now take place in the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre on the 5th to the 7th July 2015.  The opening ceremony will take place on the 4th July with the closing presentation ceremony on the 8th July.

We will have our own trade show attached to display the best of WA.

The Rule Book for competition is being worked on as we speak and will be available shortly.

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