The 2017 Restaurant Awards Dinner, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia (RANS) celebrated outstanding service in the food and beverage industry at the annual awards dinner held on November 23, 2017 at The Prince George Hotel.
“The evolution of our food and beverage culture in Nova Scotia is setting new and higher standards. Our chefs, mixologists and restauranteurs are rising to the challenge, creating an exciting new food landscape for our foodie customers and visitors,” said Gordon Stewart, Executive Director, RANS.
The restaurants across Nova Scotia reflect the diverse customs, character, and food/beverage selections of our various cultures. Nova Scotia’s restaurants serve people in good times and bad, celebrations, reunions, birthdays, festivities, events and special days, making them the heart and soul of communities across our beautiful province. The Restaurant Awards are a tribute to recognize the best in the industry and show gratitude for the commitment and hard work that is delivered time after time.
2017 Restaurant Award Winners:
Best New Restaurant – Sponsor, Where Halifax – Winner – Rinaldo’s
Local Food Hero – Sponsor, Select Nova Scotia – Winner – Ratinaud
Best Design & Décor – Sponsor, Pineapple Bytes – Winner – Agricola Street Brasserie
Best Wine/Beverage Menu– Sponsor, NSLC – Winner – Cape Cliff Dining Room, Fox Harb’r Resort
Best Green Restaurant – Sponsor, B.D. Rae – Winner – Kate’s Sweet Indulgence Catering and Café
Media Award – Sponsor, True North Seafood – Winner – Laura Oakley
Best Server – Sponsor, Bishop’s Cellar – Winner – Adam Wigmore
Best Bartender – Sponsor, Innovative Beverages – Winner – Michael Hopper
Best Small Restaurant – Sponsor, Big Erics – Winner – Mappatura Bistro
Best Large Restaurant – Sponsor, Big Erics – Winner – Le Bistro by Liz