Brides Choice Awards is dedicated to recognising, supporting and rewarding Wedding Businesses that operate in Regional Areas of Australia. They can be Nano Businesses, Micro Businesses, Small Businesses or even Major Corporate.

Brides Choice Awards is a non-member organisation which was launched in 2011 and has been there to acknowledge those wedding businesses that have excelled and exceeded the expectations of their Brides from around Regional Australia. That’s right the Brides of Australia VOTE for those businesses that have extended outside the expectations of Brides, what better way to be recognised than have your Brides tell the world about your business a massive referral opportunity. But more importantly being acknowledged and rewarded for your endeavours.

Brides Choice Awards has become a significant referral mechanism for Brides to select Wedding Businesses from the region for the wedding.

Brides Choice Awards is a supportive industry network platform, facilitating connectivity, support and importantly, recognising Excellence in Business practice through Brides Choice Awards for Excellence’ Annual Awards.



Situated in the picturesque Mulgoa Valley, just 15 minutes from the Lower Blue Mountains, Mulgoa Valley Receptions is located on 27 acres of beautiful countryside. Mulgoa Valley Receptions is the one place you can count on to be trusted with your special day. The memories created here will last a life time. Our only focus is you, It's your special day no matter the occasion. Discover a romantic intimate venue immersed in country charm, alongside the 100 year old Mulgoa house homestead. With uninterrupted views of rolling hills & our stunning lake full of wildlife, enjoy a sunset second to none.



Executive Chef

"Self proclaimed student of food"

Phil adds a fresh and exciting dimension within the Mulgoa Valley. He creates a unique dining experience offering an international cuisine to Mulgoa Valley's boutique reception centre.

Phil, who hails from Yorkshire, England, started his kitchen debut at the Wentbridge House Hotel, UK. Moving on to work in some of the finest hotels throughout England. With his solid foundation, Phil moved to Canada where he quickly made a name for himself becoming the Chef Garde' Manager for Royal Meridian King Edward Hotel, Toronto. 

Further going on to work in many of Canada's finest hotels passing on his knowledge and expertise in the world of fine food.

In 1995, Phil opened his own restaurant, Yoyo's in Toronto Canada. Making it in the top 100 restaurants in this category in North America's "Zatgart Survey"

Mulgoa Valley Receptions is so lucky to have Phil as the Executive Chef as he has made his mark with his light modern style which shines in his repertoire of classic new innovations, and the menu he has created reflects his experience.


"Great food should be simple with a memorable experience"

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