Momento Hospitality wins big at 2022 AHA NSW Awards

After a three-year hiatus, the 2022 AHA NSW Awards for Excellence were back with a bang, as 1500 guests gathered in The Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve to celebrate hotels from across the state.

“The AHA NSW Awards for Excellence is the pinnacle of our events calendar and celebrates the hard work and achievements of those in our industry,” AHA NSW CEO John Whelan said.

“After missing this event for the past few years due to the pandemic, there has never been a better time to come together, celebrate and recognise the resilience of our incredible industry.”

Momento Hospitality were big winners on the night, taking out three awards, including Hotel of the Year categories.

Momento Hospitality’s youngest pub, Duke of Dural, was named Metropolitan Hotel of the Year two years after being constructed. The group also won Best Wine List and Best Unique Bar Experience for Sarino’s at Mullane’s Hotel.

“It was great to see the industry awards back in full swing for the biggest event ever. Momento is very proud of its nominations and awards received,” stated CEO Marcello Colosimo.

“The Sarinos team have done a great job elevating the hotel dining experience and the team will have their two awards front and centre at their host stand.

“The Duke winning Hotel of the Year is a fanatic achievement for the group. It is a quintessential locals hotel that serves great food and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere, served by a truly dedicated team. Led by the GM Ben Waters and Head Chef Brad Wells, it has quickly become a favourite spot in the Northwest for the local community and this award recognises that.”

While celebrating the wins, Colosimo also took a moment to thank the AHA for its support of the industry over the last couple of years.

“I would also like to thank the AHA for putting on the event and their leadership throughout a tough period in hotel history, and also the sponsors for their continued support.”

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