In a triumphant follow-up to our previous feature, Vista's Restaurant at The Feather Hill was recently nominated as a finalist in the 18th Annual RASA Awards. The awards ceremony took place yesterday (25 January 2024) in Sandton, and we are thrilled to announce that they have been crowned as winners at this prestigious award ceremony. This accolade marks a significant milestone in the restaurant's journey, further cementing its status as a culinary beacon in our community.
Image: Proud chefs Hanno and Danelle (The Feather Hill Facebook Page)
A culinary triumph
The RASA Rosetta Awards are renowned for recognising excellence in the South African restaurant industry, and winning this award is no small feat. It signifies outstanding service, quality, and dedication to the culinary arts.Vista’s Restaurant’sjourney to this pinnacle of success began with a nomination that highlighted its exceptional cuisine, innovative menu, and commitment to customer satisfaction. Of over 1800 restaurant entries, they walked away winners of the following categories:
Best in class in the category of 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲, 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗗𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 for the North West Province
Best in class finalists in the 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 category
Image: Chefs Danelle and Hanno with the winning silverware (The Feather Hill Facebook Page)
Celebrating the win
Upon being announced as the winners, the excitement and pride were palpable among the staff and loyal patrons of Vista’s Restaurant. “Thank you to each member of our fantastic team of chefs, as well as our supportive HOD's, and Erik, our fearless leader! We couldn't have done it without you. Thank you, too, to our supportive community in Potchefstroom, and of course to Wendy and the team at RASA!”
Image: A proud moment for all (The Feather Hill Facebook Page)
A culinary journey remembered
Vista’s Restaurant has been a beloved spot for locals and visitors alike, known for its fine dining experiences and exquisite wines. The restaurant's journey has been one of continual growth and innovation, with a keen focus on sourcing local, high-quality ingredients and crafting dishes that tell a story.
With this prestigious award now adorning their mantle, Vista’s is not resting on its laurels. The local community has rallied around our champions, with many expressing their pride and congratulations on social media. As a community, we are proud as punch and we celebrate this victory with Chefs Hanno and Danelle and their wonderful team.
Image: Top Restaurant Award (The Feather Hill Facebook Page)
An invitation to culinary excellence
For those who haven’t yet experienced the magic of Vista’s Restaurant, this accolade serves as a compelling invitation. The team is excited to welcome new and returning diners, promising to deliver the award-winning experience that has now received national recognition.
Vista's victory at the RASA Rosetta Awards is a shining example of culinary excellence and a source of local pride. It stands as a beacon of fine dining and a reminder of the vibrant culinary talent we have in our midst.