In the press

Welcome to our press section. Here are articles where we've been featured in the press.

Australian Financial Review Boss Article

A terrific Australian Financial Review Boss magazine article published last week, from interviews with Mr Oatley, Sandy & Nicky.

Robert Oatley Olive Oil featured in Reef Magazine

In February, we were featured in Reef Magazine over a three page article, which you can download via the PDF below.

DeGroots Media Competition

Show us your favourite restaurant and have a chance to win one of two $1,000 dining Best Gift Certificates (for you and five lucky friends) at either Bilson’s Restaurant, Sydney or Collins Kitchen at the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne. And if you miss out on one of our "Dinner-For-Six" experiences, you will still have a chance to win a Robert Oatley Olive Oil pack worth $99.

How does it work?

All contestants need to do is take a photo at their favourite restaurant – of the food, themselves or the restaurant.

  1. Go to Best Restaurants Facebook page
  2. 'Like' our fan page.
  3. Follow the competition instructions (and make sure you remember to tag yourself in the picture!) and voilà. All done!

The prizes

The first prize for this competition will be awarded to two contestants from across Australia and they will each receive a "Dinner-For-Six" experience worth $1000 in either Sydney or Melbourne.

Bilson’s Restaurant

Tony Bilson, the ‘Godfather of Australian Cuisine’, has dedicated his life to the pursuit of excellence in gastronomy. Tony opened Bilson's Restaurant in 2003. It received Two Hats in the 2005 and 2006 editions of the Sydney Morning Herald's Good Food Guide and then Three Hats in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Collins Kitchen

Collins Kitchen, located at the Grand Hyatt in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, provides a dining experience unlike any other. The Dinner-For-Six at Collins Kitchen will be at their beautiful Chef's Table and Executive Sous Chef, Jason Camillo, will be creating an exclusive feast of Collins Kitchen specialties - with all dishes designed for sharing.

Robert Oatley Olive Oil Pack

We will also be giving away four Robert Oatley Olive Oil packs valued at $99.80. The pack will include four different varieties from their new Robert Oatley premium cold pressed virgin olive oil range.

The judge

Brescian-born chef Alessandro Pavoni has blasted into Sydney's dining scene with his first restaurant venture, northern Italian gem Ormeggio at the Spit and his success was rewarded, receiving a Chef Hat by the Sydney Morning Herald's Good Food Guide this year. Pavoni’s latest venture takes him to the glittering lights of Westfield Sydney’s prestigious Level Six dining precinct – Spiedo doors will open on 15 August.

The competition will run for eight weeks, winners will be announced on 26th September, 2011.

Throughout September DeGroots media is running a competition where you can win $100 worth of Robert Oatley Olive Oil products, details below: