Columns
Business in Southbank Image

Business in Southbank

Cutting edge living
Read more >>

St Johns Southgate Image

St Johns Southgate

That’s awesome!
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Electric vehicle charging and the rise of the machines
Read more >>

Montague Community Alliance Image

Montague Community Alliance

At last, a Fishermans Bend Framework!
Read more >>

Metro Tunnel

Building Anzac Station
Read more >>

Federal Politics Image

Federal Politics

Liberals and Nationals ship sheep
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Cladding – remove now, pay later?
Read more >>

Southbanker Image

Southbanker

Walking for a purpose
Read more >>

Housing Image

Housing

We are leaving an intergenerational time bomb for our children
Read more >>

History Image

History

From corporate office to high-end living
Read more >>

Safety and Security

Stifle the opportunity
Read more >>

Southbank Sustainability Group Image

Southbank Sustainability Group

Sustainability talks and Boyd Park
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Positive psychology for increased wellbeing
Read more >>

Skypad Living Image

Skypad Living

Luv thy NABERS (for apartments)
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

Enter the “Shiba Zone”
Read more >>

Southbank Fashion Image

Southbank Fashion

Spring racing in Southbank
Read more >>

Street Smarts Image

Street Smarts

Power Street – Southbank
Read more >>

Letters Image

Letters

The cost of cladding
Read more >>

MCEC shines at Melbourne show

15 Oct 2012

MCEC shines at Melbourne show Image

The chefs at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) were celebrating last month after taking out a champion trophy at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards.

The win was for its house made vanilla yoghurt. The yoghurt beat over 30 other entries across the country, including entries from Bulla Dairy foods and King Island dairy.

MCEC executive chef Tony Panetta said the entire team was thrilled with the result and that the award was great acknowledgement of its skills.

“Visitors are regularly surprised that our venue has an in-house team of chefs who produce their own menu items and dishes from scratch and to be recognized in this way is a huge accomplishment,” Mr Panetta said.

MCEC chief executive Peter King said his team was unique and deserved this honour.

“It’s unique for a business events venue to take out awards like these and our kitchen team should be congratulated on such a significant achievement,” Mr King said.

The vanilla yoghurt is now entered into the 2013 Australian Grand Dairy awards.

Stay in touch with Southbank. Subscribe to FREE monthly e-Newspaper.

You must be registered with Southbank Local News to be able to post comments.
To register, please click here.