Our Winners are here!

You ate. You drank. You voted.


Drum roll please…. The Forkies 2019 winners are finally revealed.

With close to 10,000 votes, the expert local judges (that's you) ate and drank their way around the Moreton Bay Region, voting for their favourites along the way.

The votes are in, they've been tallied, and we have our winners.

So, join us, as we raise a toast to the taste makers and booze shakers that are killing it right now in the Moreton Bay Region – because they've just won themselves some serious bragging rights, plus a Golden Fork Trophy.

Check out who has been crowned the best in the biz below!

Congratulations to our 2019 Forkies winners, runners-up and nominees. You're all superstars to us!

OUR MVP IS....

Valori Espresso & Gallery!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Valori Espresso & Gallery, A LOT.

Winners are grinners – and the team at Valori Espresso & Gallery should be grinning from ear to ear, because they’ve just taken out the top spot, crowned the 2019 FORKIES REAL MVP (most valuable player). 

Valori took out the highest number of votes in the Espresso Yourself category (and the most in all of the categories), earning them the ultimate bragging rights! 

Their coffee is that darn good!

Congratulations to the team at Valori. You guys are, quite literally, the Real MVP of Eating & Drinking in Moreton Bay Region.

Psst, they also won Service with a Smile.

SWIPE RIGHT - BEST TINDER DATE VENUE

Beardys Bar and Kitchen!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Beardys Bar and Kitchen. 

It’s a tale as old as time (well at least the last few years).

You download Tinder, you saw, you swipe, you match, you message and then you decide to meet face-to-face at Beardys Bar and Kitchen.

The perfect Tinder date venue as voted by you, is officially over a delicious burger and beer at Beardys Bar and Kitchen. Helping singles all over the region get a second date.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category.

#2 Runner-Up: Mon Komo Hotel
#3 Runner-Up: Bite Markets

I'M SO FANCY PUT MY NAME IN BOLD - BEST VENUE TO GET DRESSED UP AND A LITTLE BIT FANCY

Mon Komo Hotel!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Mon Komo Hotel. 

Do you have a special occasion worth celebrating? As voted by you, Mon Komo Hotel is the destination of choice to get like IGGY and get a bit fancy. 

Obviously you want to get your special occassion up on the gram right?! You're in luck, all the delicious food and drinks are pretty darn Instagrammable.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category.

#2 Runner-Up: Ocean View Estates 
#3 Runner-Up: Reid’s Place

ESPRESSO YOURSELF - GO TO CAFFEINE FIX

Valori Espresso & Gallery!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Valori Espresso & Gallery.

Raising a coffee cup to the team at Valori for helping us get through the day!  

As voted by you, the Scarborough cafe is the region's official destination for the all-important caffeine fix.

Not only did they receive the most votes in this category, they also received SO many votes that it earned them number one spot in the whole competition. That's some seriously good coffee! 

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category.

#2 Runner-Up: Lisa’s Willow Tree Café
#3 Runner-Up: The Old Corner Shop

STOP, COLLABORATE AND LISTEN - BEST USE OF LOCAL PRODUCE 

Gather and Feast!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Gather and Feast.

Gather and Feast are turning heads and filling bellies throughout the region, with their delicious menu inspired by the freshest local produce.

Committed to supporting our incredible farmers and producers, Gather and Feast are the superstars of the region when it comes to using local produce, and they are darn proud of it.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category. 

#2 Runner-Up: Ocean View Estates 
#3 Runner-Up: Tempest Seafood Restaurant & Teppanyaki Grill

NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES - GO TO HANGOVER MEAL 

My T Burger!

You ate. You drank. You voted for My T Burger. 

My T Burger is the official unsung hero of Moreton Bay Region – saving us one hangover at a time.

When the head is pounding and the belly is growling, My T Burger is the place to go to restore our will to go on. 

Thank you to the team at My T Burger for turning our hangover frown upside down.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category. 

#2 Runner-Up: The Squealing Pig
#3 Runner-Up: Beardys Bar and Kitchen

IT'S 5'CLOCK SOMEWHERE - FAVOURITE DRINKING HOLE

Brendale Brewing Co!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Brendale Brewing Co. 

Brendale Brewing Co is the official go-to destination to unwind and shake off (or drink away) our daily cares.

As voted by you, Brendale Brewing Co is where all good stories start and your favourite venue to make pour decisions.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category. 

#2 Runner-Up: Jumping Goats Bar
#3 Runner-Up: Beardys Bar and Kitchen

I SEA-FOOD AND EAT IT - SERVING UP THE BEST SEAFOOD DISHES

Tempest Seafood Restaurant & Teppanyaki Grill!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Tempest Seafood Restaurant & Teppanyaki Grill.  

If there’s one thing that Moreton Bay is renowned for, it’s having the best and freshest seafood around.

The votes are in and Tempest is Moreton Bay’s go to destination for the best seafood dishes.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category.

#2 Runner-Up: Ocean View Estates 
#3 Runner-Up: Norths Leagues & Services Club 

SERVICE WITH A SMILE - BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE 

Valori Espresso & Gallery!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Valori Espresso & Gallery.  

Winners are grinners, but for the team at Valori – it appears they are always smiling.

With the best staff in the biz who ooze exceptional service – the Valori  team make their customers feel more like part of their extended fam.

Besides serving up the best coffee in the region (as voted by you guys), they also serve it with a smile.

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category.

#2 Runner-Up: The Squealing Pig
#3 Runner-Up: Beardys Bar and Kitchen

#FITSPO - GO TO VENUE TO NOURISH YOUR BODY & SOUL

Gather and Feast!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Gather and Feast. 

Gather and Feast – nourshing not just the body but also the soul of Moreton Bay locals. 

Committed to serving up menu items that have had a healthy makeover, without skimping on flavour, Gather and Feast’s menu is full of nutritious and delicious choices.

Thanks for being the #FITSPIRATION of our region. 

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category.

#2 Runner-Up: Annie Lane Café 
#3 Runner-Up: Canter & Colt

GOODBYE HOME LOAN - MOST DELISH SMASHED AVO

Evolve Espresso!

You ate. You drank. You voted for Evolve Espresso.

Evolve Espresso, found on beautiful Bribie Island, has taken out the top spot in the search for Moreton Bay’s most delicious smashed avo.

It’s everyone’s favourite brunch menu item – and Evolve Espresso makes it even harder for the millennial's to save for that home deposit.

The rest of their menu is pretty darn delicious also. 

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category. 

#2 Runner-Up: Gather and Feast 
#3 Runner-Up: Annie Lane Café

TREAT YO'SELF - FAVOURITE SWEET TREAT ON CHEAT DAY 

The Samford Patisserie & Cafe!

You ate. You drank. You voted for The Samford Patisserie & Cafe. 

The Samford Patisserie & Cafe has taken out the top spot in the search for Moreton Bay’s favourite sweet-treat on cheat day. 

Serving up dishes that are worth every calorie and is a dream for those with a sweet tooth.  

Plus, their treats look as good as they taste. 

Congratulations to the runners-up of this category. 

#2 Runner-Up: Mon Komo Hotel 
#3 Runner-Up: Annie Lane Café

Winning Voter!

Thanks to everyone that ate, drank and voted in the 2019 Forkies.

The lucky winner of the "Voters Competitions" is:

C. Bradford

C. Bradford voted for Tempest Seafood Retaurant & Teppanyaki Grill.

Congratulations C. Bradford, you've won $1,000 cold, hard cash and a VIP Experience to the 2019 Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival.