It is with immense pride and excitement that we share the news of receiving the prestigious "One Chef's Hat" award from the Australian Good Food Guide. This accolade is a testament to the dedication of our team, showcasing the innovative and seasonal approach to Barossa food that Essen has become renowned for.

The "One Chef's Hat" award is not just a recognition of the quality of food and the dining experience we offer but also a celebration of the passion, creativity, and hard work of our team which has meant that Essen has become a beacon of culinary innovation in the region.

Receiving such an honor propels us further into our journey to provide an unparalleled dining experience that highlights the richness of Barossa's produce and the skill of its artisans. It reaffirms our commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional cuisine, blending classic techniques with modern interpretations to delight and surprise our guests.

This accolade serves as a reminder of the vibrant culinary scene in the Barossa Valley and the potential that lies within us all to continue evolving. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our guests, whose continuous support and appreciation motivate us to strive for excellence. We also acknowledge and celebrate the collaborative spirit of the Artisans of Barossa, a group of like-minded producers and winemakers who share a common goal of promoting the best of what Barossa has to offer.

Looking ahead, we are more excited than ever to welcome guests to Essen, to share our award-winning cuisine, and to continue contributing to the layers of art, culture, food and wine here in the Barossa Valley. Whether you're a long-time fan or planning your first visit, we invite you to experience the culinary artistry that has earned Essen by Artisans of Barossa its "One Chef's Hat" - a place where each bite tells a story of passion, heritage, and innovation.

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Read more: Essen named one of the "top rated restaurant reviews" by Simon Wilkinson, The Advertiser

Read more: We're included in "The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2024" by Travel + Leisure

Read more: Barossa "winery you need to visit" says Australian Traveller