Fun times at Felix Awards
Wellington's annual Felix Awards for hospitality saw the expected big party at the Overseas Terminal on Sunday night (photos below).
Supreme Felix Award winner for best individual hospitality worker was Jonathan England of Two Rooms, who also took the Outstanding Chef award.
Other winners this year for contributions to the city's thriving hospitality scene were: James Galbraith of Castro's (Waiter); Johnny King of Castro's (Barperson); Warren Joe of Krazy Lounge (Barista); Dolly England of Two Rooms (Maitre d'); Marcus Darley of Brasserie Flipp (Restaurateur); and Alastair Brown of Logan-Brown (Most Innovative Chef).
Winning locations were 290 (Best Ambience and Style), Copita (Outstanding Wine List); The Woodward (Best Business Lunch) and Fiebig's (Diner's Choice).
Jeff Kennedy, L'Affare owner, and veteran of Toad Hall, Mt Cook Cafe etc, won the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Steve Morris of Outstanding Wine List winner Cpoita, with his mum.
Al Brown of Logan-Brown enjoys his award.
Paul from double award-winner Castro's, with Marcus Darley of Brasserie Flipp