A popular Cromwell cafe and a resort on the edge of Lake Wanaka have made the Top Five finalists in their categories for Hospitality New Zealand’s Awards for Excellence 2022.

Fusee Rouge Cafe is a finalist in the Best Cafe category, as one of five finalists announced last week from more than 8500 cafes across the country. The cafe was also a finalist in last year’s awards.

The Edgewater Resort Hotel, Wanaka, is a finalist in two categories Sustainable Business and Excellence in Marketing.

Winners will be announced at a black-tie dinner in Auckland on July 27, on the final night of the two-day 2022 New Zealand Hospitality Conference.