On 31 October 2014, CoffeeHead won GOLD in the category of Small Business at the Serendib Awards. Serendib Awards recognises Australian-Sri Lankans who have made a difference in the community. It aims to celebrate individuals who have shown self discipline, energy and determination to succeed. Ash Nathan an Australian with a Sri Lankan background was nominated in the small business category. Ash was interviewed by a panel of five judges, Cr Beverley Pinder-Mortimer residing as Head Judge and was requested to submit a personal profile. On the night CoffeeHead took out GOLD. We were allowed to set up a coffee bar thanks to The Grand on Princess. Amber our Head Barista and Sam served our house blends and the art of appreciating real coffee was showcased. ” As a nation, we have found unity in our diversity and respect in our differences. Together, we have built a nation on the idea that anyone can get ahead provided they are prepared to “have a go”. Congratulations to all the recipients.” The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia. “The Sri Lankan Awards is a prestigious moment to reflect on the untiring efforts of those who have settled and prospered in Australia. It also acknowledges the spirit and the endeavour of many Sri Lankans who have met the challenges and continue to reap the rewards of a city, a state and a nation that affords us plenty – but when we are prepared to do the hard yards” Cr Beverley Pinder-Mortimer, Councillor City of Melbourne, Head Judge. CoffeeHead doing our part in the promotion of multiculturalism, hard work, dedication, perseverance, good coffee and getting GOLD!