Cuisine Magazine has announced the winners of the annual Good Food Awards, with six Hawke's Bay restaurants announced among the Top 100 finalists.
Pacifica emerged victorious in the hotly contested Best Regional Restaurant category, also receiving Three Hats recognition.
Prue Barton of Mister D took home Restaurant Personality of the Year, while Mister D also received One Hats recognition.
As well as having six of New Zealand's Top 100 restaurants, Hawke's Bay restaurants accounted for 5 of the 53 to receive 'Hats' - a stunning achievement for a region of our size.
You can read more about the Good Food Awards here.