A Rotorua chip shop has been crowned king of the fryers.
Oppies Takeaways has been named the country's top chip shop.
It shone in areas from customer service through to using rice bran oil and sticking to industry standards.
Last year it won the regional title.
Competition organisers say the shop is an institution in Rotorua and its commitment to excellence is second to none.
Even the owners' nine-year-old son has been trained in how to cook chips.