Local business finalists in 2014 North Coast Tourism Awards

BENT on Food and Bent on Cookery School is a finalist in the 2014 North Coast Tourism Awards.

Both businesses are owned by Donna Carrier and she will vie for a title from a field of 39 finalists with businesses located from the Great Lakes to the Tweed.

The winners will be announced on Saturday, August 16 at a gala presentation dinner inside the historic Trial Bay Gaol at South West Rocks.

According to event organiser, North Coast Destination Network Executive Officer, Belinda Novicky, more than 150 tourism industry leaders will attend the event and it is open to the public.

Tickets to the event are $99 per person or $890 for a table of 10 including dinner, drinks, and entertainment. Bookings can be made by visiting http://www.ncdn.com.au/tourism-awards.