Best Non-Alcoholic Beverage Menu

* Venues nominating in this category will be invoiced to reimburse the cost of judging

This category is designed to find Victoria's best non-alcoholic beverage menu. Venues who nominate in this venue should offer non-alcoholic alternative beverages for patrons to enjoy. The customer experience is central to this award.

Documents required for submission:

  • A PDF version of your beverage menu

Judges will base their assessment on the following:

Please find judging criteria here.

Non-Alcoholic Beverage Menu Criteria

  • Availability of non-alcoholic beverages 
  • Range of non-alcoholic beverages on offer 
  • Local and imported non-alcoholic beverages 
  • Relative price 
  • Presentation and innovation of beverages. 
  • Presentation of menu 
  • Staff knowledge of all non-products is a must with the ability to suggest food pairings
  • Cleanliness of glassware and bar area. 

General Criteria


  • Décor, design, ambience, atmosphere, lighting and comfort
  • Quality and appearance of the venue (furniture, table setting, crockery, cutlery, glassware)
  • Popularity of venue and alignment to local market
  • Pricing relevant to local market, quality of the restaurant and fine dining experience
  • Hygiene and cleanliness (all areas including restrooms)

Staff and Service

  • Excellent customer service
  • Staff presentation and quality of interaction
  • Staff knowledge of all products is a must with the ability to suggest food and wine pairings
  • Efficiency of order taking, meal delivery, table clearing
  • Staff efficiency and ability to be discreet
  • Staff well-groomed
  • Knowledge of Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Telephone technique


  • Relative price
  • Presentation, innovation, accuracy & composition of dishes
  • Originality, selection & variety of menu
  • Quality of dish
Judging Criteria