Georgie King with the NSW governor David Hurley and his with Linda Hurley.
Georgie King with the NSW governor David Hurley and his with Linda Hurley. Ross Kendall

Georgie King crowned Beef Week Queen

Georgie King has been crowned the 2016 Casino Beef week Queen.

“It feels fantastic, I was very excited,” she said.

“Beef week is bigger than Christmas in my house,” she said.

It was an honour and an opportunity to be the ambassador for Beef Week, she said.

2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King with mayor Ernie Bennett.
2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King with mayor Ernie Bennett. Susanna Freymark

The announcement was made at the official opening of Casino Beef Week on Saturday night.

The event, and winning the crown, was made even more special by the attendance of the Governor of NSW David Hurley and his wife Linda Hurley, Ms King said.

2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King is crowned at the Casino RSM Club.
2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King is crowned at the Casino RSM Club. Susanna Freymark

“It has been so special being able to meet them. They are really lovely people,” she said.

Ms King won the title ahead of eight other contestants in a what was described by judges as a very tight race.

2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King is crowned at the Casino RSM Club.
2016 Beef Week Queen Georgia King is crowned at the Casino RSM Club. Susanna Freymark


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