Archives: 2011

Bruce Garrett HM Awards New Zealand General Manager

Up against nine other leading General Managers from around the country, Bruce Garrett of The George Christchurch wins the New Zealand General Manager at the Hotel Management (HM) Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence. Now in its 9th year this … Continue reading

Zane Neustroski – Proud to be a Chef 2012

Zane Neustroski, Apprentice Chef at boutique hotel The George in Christchurch, is excited to be the winner of the annual Fonterra Foodservices’ Proud to be a Chef Competition 2012. Zane competed against other young up and coming apprentice chefs at … Continue reading

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2011

Christchurch hotel, The George, is delighted to make the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards again in 2011. This year it has received awards in 2 categories. Firstly, it is one of only two New Zealand hotels to make the … Continue reading

NZ-UK Link Foundation Cookery Modern Apprentice of the Year 2011

Congratulations to Elliott Pinn of The George, Christchurch who last night was awarded the NZ-UK Link Apprentice of the Year 2011 in the National Hospitality Standards Institute (HSI) Modern Apprentice of the Year competition. Up against competitors from all over … Continue reading

Art For Arts Sake

Due to the recent bumpy events, art gallery space is at an all time low in Christchurch. However, after a very successful Art Opportunity Exhibition at The George in May 2011, The George has collaborated with Arts Canterbury to provide … Continue reading

Cuisine NZ Restaurant of the Year 2011 Finalist

The George’s signature restaurant, Pescatore, has been selected as one of the 50 finalists in this year’s Cuisine NZ Restaurant of the Year Awards. This prestigious competition, now in its seventh year, is the only national restaurant competition in New … Continue reading

The George, Christchurch, Rises from the Dust and Reopens to Guests

Due to the Christchurch City Council lifting the orange zone 4 south cordon to the public on Friday 18 March 2011, The George is excited to announce it will officially reopen the hotel a week before it anticipated. On Tuesday … Continue reading