Best Bites: People's Choice Awards

Businesses listed in the Best Bites Food guide can be nominated for the Best Bites People's Choice Awards. Consumers simply nominate their favourite Mornington Peninsula food businesses in the Best Bites areas of food safety, access, healthy eating, smoke free dining and sustainability. There are three business categories to choose from: cafe, restaurant or take away food outlet.

To nominate, simply tell us in 50 words or less how your nominated food business delivers Best Bites excellence across either:

  • Nutrition & healthy eating
  • Access & inclusion
  • Tobacco & alcohol compliance
  • Recycling & waste management
  • Energy & water efficiency 
  • Or all of the above! 

Businesses must be featured in the free online Best Bites Food Guide to be nominated. The guide lists local food businesses that have scored over 95% in their food safety assessment and are providing excellent allergen management for customers. 

How to nominate

By nominating your favourite Best Bites food business, you will go into the draw to win a box of fresh, local produce to the value of $100! There are three to be won - one for each category. Nominations for the 2023 Best Bites People’s Choice Awards open on 1 December 2022 and close 8 March 2023Terms and conditions apply

The Best Bites People's Choice Awards are a great opportunity for community members to champion their favourite local businesses and provide them with some well-deserved recognition, whether they’re a hidden gem or a well-known name.  

See the results from the 2022 Best Bites People’s Choice Awards or find out more about the Best Bites program