Brae, Birregurra, Vic
Dan Hunter's post-Royal Mail foray burst from the box confident, good-looking and ambitious, highlighting the chef's genius for capturing a sense of his surroundings in flavour, and exciting diners not just with what's on the plate now but with the prospect of what lies ahead.
Photography: Marcel Aucar
Presenting the nominees for the 2015 Gourmet Traveller restaurant awards, our tribute to the nation's top talents in the kitchen, on the pour and on the floor. If you're looking for the 2016 nominees, you'll find them here.