Perfect Italiano Capture the Moment winning entry - 'Little Break' by Aidan Rawlins, apprentice at Black Coffee Lyrics in Surfers Paradise QLD
Winners announced for Perfect Italiano ‘Capture the Moment’

Perfect Italiano’s opportunity for Australia’s foodservice professionals to showcase their creativity by capturing a special moment at work in a photograph has paid off for the five place-winners and 15 runner-up finalists.

The photo entries, taken by digital camera, iPhone or Android device were uploaded to the Club Perfect website where they were judged for their artistic merit.

“The entries showed creative flair, innovation and the commitment to excellence that exemplifies the dedicated professionals who work in the foodservice sector,” said Nick Dymond, Trade Marketing Manager at Fonterra Foodservice which produces Perfect Italiano cheese. “It was a tough call choosing the winners given the high quality of the entries we received.”

Major prizes were awarded to the five top entries in order of merit as follows:

First prizeAidan Rawlins, apprentice at Black Coffee Lyrics in Surfers Paradise QLD, won a Robot Coupe Vegetable Cutter valued at $2289 for his image titled ‘Little Break’.

Second prizeBraedon Griffiths, chef at Hops Scotch and Beans in Brisbane, won a Canon 70D camera with 18mm-35mm lens valued at $1649 for his ‘Chef Life’ photo.

Third prizeIvano Panazzolo, manager and pizzamaker at Sportivo Pizzeria in West Lakes SA, won a Canon G16 Digital Camera valued at $599  for his montage imagery showing various stages in the process of making dough and garlic bread.

Fourth prizeErin Martin, owner/operator chef at CeeCees Bistro in Penrith Bowling Club, NSW, won a Robot Coupe Stick Blender valued at $583 for her ‘I Like Your Cheese!!!!’ snap.

Fifth prizeRobbie Fraser, commis chef at Batmans Hill on Collins St Melbourne, won an iSi Thermal Whipper and Crème Whipper valued at $275 for his photo titled ‘My Burning Passion’.

The remaining 15 finalists each received a $50 Coles Myer Gift Voucher plus an extra $50 voucher for those who included a Perfect Italiano pack/logo in shot.

“On behalf of Perfect Italiano I’d like to thank all those foodservice professionals who took the time and effort to create and upload their images,” added Nick Dymond, “and we look forward to giving you more opportunities to win great prizes in future promotions.”

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Perfect Italiano Capture the Moment winning entry