Awards/Press Coverage

We have been very lucky to receive some Awards in recognition of our food and our Business.

Brightest & Best 2013 Sydney Business Awards

Mark and Sanna at Brightest and Best awards 2013

From all across the Sydney region there were 300 finalists in the award with 7 categories. We won the category naturally for the best Hospitality business in Sydney for 2013. We were up against and beat some of the big guys like the Grill’d Burgers chain for example so this is a real accomplishment

Brightest and Best awards winning material

All of our team should be really proud of their work and great pasties we are making from the pastry, to the fillings to hand making the pasties to great customer service.

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Best Cornish Pasties in NSW

In recognition of hand making the best pasties in NSW (possibly in Australia some of our well traveled customers say)

Receiving award from Cornish Association of NSW

The President and Secretary of the Cornish Association of NSW awarded a certificate to Cousin Jacks Pasty Co. in recognition of the best Cornish pasties and Cornish Cream teas in Australia! Thank you to all the members of the Association!Proper Job certificate from Cornish Association of NSW

 

Cousin Jacks Pasty Co. Press Coverage

BBM Magazine – Best of Britishfeature

British ex-pat magazine BBM today included us in their new issue’s ‘Best of British’ feature, covering the best of British representation across Australia.

Best of British Feature - BBM magazine

The full issue can be read here.

 

Cousin Jacks Cornish Cream Tea Review on  Weekendnotes.com

With the launch of the ‘Cornish Cream Tea’ season at Cousin Jacks, the popular website weekendnotes.com visited us to sample the goods and write a lovely glowing review you can read it here.

Cousin Jacks Cornish Cream Tea Weekend Notes

The Daily Telegraph – Coverage of winning the Brightest & Best Award’s

We were mentioned in the Daily Telegraph yesterday for the award, a short extract is here:

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Some more photos from the Daily Telegraph newspaper:

Brightest and Best Winners - The Telegraph

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The Sydney Wentworth Courier – Coverage of winning the Brightest & Best Award’s

Here is some coverage in the Newspaper The Wentworth Courier:

Winners are the business - Wentworth Courier

Le Cordon – INTERVIEW WITH COUSIN JACKS OWNERS

A few weeks ago the online food magazine ‘Le Cordon Blog’ interviewed us to find out more about Cousin Jacks. It turned out to be a nice read with a good snapshot of where we came from starting Cousin Jacks as a family business, and where we hope to be going.

Grab a coffee (or a tea) and settle in for a quick read here: http://www.le-cordon-blog.com.au/cousin-jacks-pasty-co-bondi-junction-2/

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Gourmetgut.com – Critic Review

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We had a lovely positive review on our pasties from Gourmetgut.com yesterday. To quote a bit:

Cousin Jack’s Pasty Co is owned by Mark Bedford who migrated from the UK to bring with him the knowledge, skill and awesomeness that is pastie-making. Along with a pretty sweet accent, he brought Aussie’s a true Cornish Pastie recipe. A delicious combination of diced potatoes, turnip, onion and chunks of steak in crispy pastry, but if you ask me there’s a bit of magic to it because seriously nothing like it!

Check out the full review here on the Gourmetgut.com website www.gourmetgut.com/2013/02/11/cousin-jacks/

 

BBM Magazine – Best of British feature

BBM magazine www.bbmlive.com which is read Australia wide by a large amount of British ex-pats, just featured Cousin Jacks Pasty Co in their ‘The Best of British…’ article. They said “If you’re missing the traditional Cornish pasty, never fear, Cousin Jacks Pasty Co. have the answer to your prayers…… The team here are dedicated to making authentic pasties”

It’s good to see the BBM team appreciate a proper pasty in-between writing.

Cousin Jacks in BBM article

Timeout Magazine – Short but sweet writeup

Thanks to the power of Google search alerts we just found Timeout magazine Sydney just popped a little link about us on their website, they said short but sweet:
“Cousin Jack’s deals in golden pastry crescents filled with anything from bacon and eggs, steak and camembert to apple and cinnamon. These pockets of piping hot deliciousness are the name of the game at this pasty shop.”
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Weekend Notes – Writeup/Review

We found a really lovely review of a Cousin Jacks store visit on Alexandra Lazcano’s food blog. She never introduced herself as she ate at the store, but she wrote such lovely things about her visit to the store and the pasties she tried, thank you kindly Alexandra.
Snip of weekend notes

A short snippet reads “If you thought you’d tasted a pastie, then I am sorry to say, but you have not, you’ve never lived, tasted and relished in the deliciousness of Cousin Jack’s Pasties.”

and “The cute store in Bondi Junction’s Royal Arcade has brought to Bondi Junction, something that has been missing. Cousin Jack’s has that hipster chic feel without being pretentious. It’s run by a lovely group of guys and girls who know their pasties, back to front and make them from scratch.”

You can read the full lovely writeup here: http://www.weekendnotes.com/cousin-jacks-pasty-co/

Cheers – Local Japanese community newspaper

Local Sydney newspaper coverage from ‘Cheers’ the Sydney Japanese community newspaper.

Cheers Sydney Japanese community magazine

Roughly translated it says…

“This is a crunchy pie thoroughly roasted at low temp of 140`c for 1hr.
Everything is handmade all ingredients.
This is a traditional pie of South Britain from the beginning.
The store name is Cousin Jacks which spread this pie to Australia.”