The Mercedes Benz Eat Out Awards took place on Sunday, 15 November, where the Top 10 restaurants in South Africa were announced. For a full write-up on how the awards went down, and who made the Top 10, check out my article for More Than Food HERE.

If you’re more of a pictures person, in other words you buy magazines just to gush over the gorgeous images, simply scroll down for a pictorial account of how things unfolded…

Bubbly and outfit details

Bubbly and outfit details – obsessed with that rose gold metallic nail polish!

 

Canapes and bubbly go together like peas and carrots.

Canapes and bubbly go together like peas and carrots.

 

Very impressive live band.

Very impressive live band.

 

Our table - second from the stage. We were truly blessed.

Our table – second from the stage. We were truly blessed!

 

Jason Lilley of Jason Bakery (doughssant heaven!) pouring over our dinner rolls.

Jason Lilley of Jason Bakery (doughssant heaven!) pouring over our dinner rolls.

 

Said dinner rolls were served with Striped Horse Lager.

Said dinner rolls were served with Striped Horse Lager.

 

Chefs in training plating our first course in the open kitchen.

Chefs in training plating our first course in the open kitchen.

 

Course 1 - La Colombe's signature dish, tuna tataki!

Course 1 – La Colombe’s signature dish, tuna tataki!

 

 

Chef Scot Kirton of La Colombe won Chef of the Year.

Chef Scot Kirton of La Colombe won Chef of the Year.

 

 

Course 2 - Bistro 13's chicken pie.

Course 2 – Bistro 13’s chicken pie.

 

Main course - Terroir's lamb shoulder with confit tomato.

Main course – Terroir’s lamb shoulder with confit tomato.

 

Dessert - Jordan Restaurant's Millionaire's Shortbread. HEAVEN!

Dessert – Jordan Restaurant’s Millionaire’s Shortbread. HEAVEN!

 

Chef Luke Dale-Roberts and his team from The Test Kitchen won best restaurant in SA for the fourth year consecutively!

Chef Luke Dale-Roberts and his team from The Test Kitchen won best restaurant in SA for the fourth year consecutively!

 

Spotted designer Shana Morland in one of her very own beautiful creations.

Spotted designer Shana Morland in one of her very own beautiful creations.

 

How sexy are these cars?? Mercedes does it right!

How sexy are these cars?? Mercedes does it right!

 

Marc, Pete, and Benny at the after party.

Marc, Pete, and Benny at the after party.

 

Having a quick twirl on the dance floor with Chef Jardine of Jordan Restaurant.

Having a quick twirl on the dance floor with Chef Jardine of Jordan Restaurant.

 

Quick snap in front of the fancy banner to make it official.

Quick snap in front of the fancy banner to make it official.

 

Huge thanks to my favourite human, Jarret, for accompanying me to the Eat Out Awards, and for snapping the pics of course!

Written by natasha

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