A long time favourite amongst local and international guests, Cape Town‘s much loved Azure restaurant, at the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, recently voted the No. 1 City Hotel and No. 1 Hotel Spa in Africa and the Middle East, has for the second year in succession been presented with a Diamond Award at the ‘2009 Diners Club Winelist Awards’. This is the highest accolade awarded and recognizes the restaurant’s superior and extensive wine list.
Azure restaurant is headed up by the talented food and wine duo of Executive Chef Roberto de Carvalho, recently selected by the South African Chefs Association to be part of the 2012 Olympic Team representing South Africa; and award winning Sommelier Luvo Ntezo, who took a world fourth place at the Chaine des Rotisseurs, Young Sommeliers competition.
Comments Clive Bennett, Managing Director of The Red Carnation Collection in South Africa, which includes sister properties Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat and The Oyster Box, “After seven years of commitment, hard work, passion and with a devoted team of industry leaders chosen for their respective expertise, the hotel has been honoured with an array of accolades and this latest Diamond Award is a tribute to our dedicated staff who strive to deliver service excellence by constantly refining their skills to present a first class experience to each and every guest. “
Azure is best known for its celebrated cuisine, pioneering Fynbos menu and extensive wine collection. It is situated in the unrivalled setting of the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range.