The 2nd Annual True Foodies Restaurant Awards


Recognizing great dining experiences as chosen by foodies and chefs from around the world.  
Supporting True Foodies' mission to celebrate great chefs, restaurants and cuisine, and to promote young talent and diversity in the culinary community.

This year we’ve added 2 new awards: Chef of the Year and Best New Restaurant

Who will be the winners? We can’t wait to see. Remember votes from foodies, Top Chefs and the True Foodies team as well as likes in the True Foodies app all go into deciding who wins. So share with your foodie friends, your team, your customers, your fans and followers and make sure to get your votes in!

🏁 Voting is open September 1st to 30th

🏆 Winners will be announced October 10th

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The best fine dining and best casual dining experience you had in the last year. September 2018 – September 2019

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Most Chef’s have a signature dish or two that is something really special. Which one did you taste this year that really blew your mind? Tell us all about it.

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Your vote for the Chef of the Year - for a chef that is at the top of his game, cooking amazing dishes, expressing their vision, and maybe even changing the way we think about food and fine dining.

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It takes a lot of courage, teamwork, time and passion to open a restaurant . Let’s recognise the amazing new restaurants that debuted this year. Vote for your favorite!

🏁 Voting opens September 1st

Are you in the industry? Give a shout out to the people who are making a difference. Nominations now open!

Nominate your favorite young rising star chef and the restaurant you know is really doing something special to promote diversity. Nominated restaurants and chefs will be reviewed by True Foodies Top Chefs and Team to select the winners.

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Award for a Chef under 25 who is doing amazing work.

Nominated by Chefs and Restaurateurs

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Award for a Restaurant that is working to promote women and/or minorities in their staff and championing diversity. 

Nominated by Chefs and Restaurateurs

Click below to see the 2018 winners