Marque comes out on top in NSW, to vie for national prize

Posted by Isobel Drake on 2nd October 2009

Surry Hills restaurant Marque this week claimed the top honour in the Restaurant and Catering NSW Awards for Excellence and will be among the favourites to receive the national honour in a few weeks time.

The award ends the sensational run of harbourside restaurant Quay, who claimed last year’s prize among a swag of other prominent awards.

The recognition for Marque on Monday night completed a stellar month for the fine dining restaurant, whose Executive Chef Mark Best received acclaim as Chef of the Year at the recent Good Food Guide Awards.

On October 19 the national winner will be announced, with Vue de monde (VIC), Brisbane’s E’cco Bistro, Restaurant Amuse (WA) and Auge Ristorante (SA) among the challengers having