Awards

2017
One Chef Hat – Queensland Good Food Guide 2018

2016
Two Chef Hats – Queensland Good Food Guide 2017

2016
The Weekend Edition Taste of Queensland Awards

  • Winner – Best Dinner Dish.  Duck breast, poached Sunshine Coast quince, compressed Toowoomba radicchio, dukkah and caramelised Maleny yoghurt.

2016
Dimmi People’s Choice Awards

  • Best For Romance/First Date
  • Best For Special Occasion
  • Top Rated Modern Australian

2015
Food Icon, The Courier Mail Top 100 Food Experiences

2015
Lifetime Achievement Award, Philip Johnson, Restaurant & Catering Awards 2015

2015
Vittoria Legend Award, Philip Johnson – Queensland Good Food Guide
One Chef Hat – Queensland Good Food Guide

2014
One Chef Hat – Queensland Good Food Guide

2013
Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year: 3 Glass Rating

2012
One Chef Hat – Queensland Good Food Guide

2012
Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year: 3 Glass Rating

2011
Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year: 3 Glass Rating

2009-10
★ ★ Queensland Food & Wine Guide

2010
Queensland Food & Wine Guide Special Commendation – Wine list

2010
Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year: 3 Glass Rating

2009
Best Wine list | Premium Restaurant – 50-100 seats Restaurant & Caterer’s QLD Wine Awards

2008-09
Restaurant of the Year Restaurant & Caterer’s QLD State Awards for Excellence

2008-09
Best Restaurant Brisbane – Contemporary Dining Restaurant & Caterer’s QLD Awards for Excellence

2006-10
★ ★ Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide

2005
Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

2004
Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

2003
Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

2003
Winner – Modern Australian Category Restaurant & Catering QLD Brisbane Branch Awards for Excellence

2003
State Finalist – Modern Australian Category Restaurant & Catering QLD Industry Awards for Excellence

2002
Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

2001
Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

2001
Hall of Fame American Express Restaurant Award

2000
Remy Martin Cognac / Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

2000
Best Restaurant in Queensland American Express Award

2000
Best Restaurant Brisbane City American Express Award

1999
Remy Martin Cognac / Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

1999
Best Restaurant in Queensland American Express Award

1999
Best Restaurant Brisbane City American Express Award

1998
Best Restaurant Brisbane City American Express Award

1998
Remy Martin Cognac / Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant of the Year Queensland State Finalist

1998
Courier Mail Restaurant Awards / Best Restaurant Brisbane CBD

1997
Winner of the Courier-Mail Best Restaurant Award “The judges were impressed by the consistency, full flavours and dependability of the food served at e’cco, by the efficient friendly service staff and by the ‘excellent value for money’.” David Bray, Courier Mail, August 1997

1997
Remy Martin Cognac / Australian GourmetThis is the first time this award, widely regarded as the ultimate accolade on the Australian restaurant scene and established for 15 years, has been presented to a Queensland restaurant.

1996
Included in Best of the Best, the top six restaurants reviewed by Stephen Downes, Australian Financial Review