OCEAN CITY — The Restaurant Association of Maryland yesterday afternoon announced the finalists for the highly anticipated Annual Awards Gala, sponsored by McCormick and Company, and there are numerous local representatives in contention once again.
The awards honor the Maryland hospitality industry’s best in such categories as Maryland’s Favorite New Restaurant, Chef of the Year, and more. Winners of these prestigious awards will be revealed at the 58th Annual Industry Awards Gala on Monday, April 16at Martin’s West in Baltimore.
Members of the dining public are strongly encouraged to visit www.marylandrestaurants.com/gala to cast their votes for their favorite nominees in each category. Competition is steep: in the past, more than 30,000 votes per year have been collected. Voting will continue until March 9.
Maryland’s Favorite New Restaurant
Chef of the Year
Craft Brew Program of the Year
Favorite Bar and/or Tavern
Wine and Beverage Program of the Year
Favorite Food Truck
Voted on by Association Members Only:
Allied Member of the Year – Nominations
Restaurateur of the Year – Nominations