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Jamaica Observer Food Award Nominees List

Thursday, May 31, 2012 | 4:39 PM    

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Now in its 14th year The Jamaica Observer Food Awards has been hailed by icons in the industry like Marco Pierre White, Roger Mooking, Peter George and the late Norma Shirley as the Caribbean’s premier food event. This highly anticipated event, which has sought to consistently raise the bar in food service and delivery, pays homage to those who have excelled in an industry that is as competitive as it is fickle.

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Here is the full listing of this year's nominees:

Best Kept Secret

    •   Brick Stone Pizza

    •   OMG Restaurant and Coffee Bar

    •   Shams Bakery

    •   Trattoria Baci (Wyndham Kingston)

    •   Ristorante Corallo

    •   Eleita’s

Coolest Bar

    •   Chaser's Café

    •   The Macau Gaming Lounge and Bar

    •   Mahogany Tree Bar

    •   Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records

    •   Rick's Café

Best Place for Lunch

    •   The Green Market Café (Wyndham Kingston)

    •   Isiaa's Restaurant and Bar

    •   Miss T's Kitchen

    •   The Spanish Court Hotel

    •   Mystic India

    •   The White House

Best Brunch

    •   Boone Hall Oasis

    •   The Green Market Cafe (Wyndham Kingston)

    •   The Venetian -Terra Nova All Suite Hotel

    •   Round Hill Hotel and Villas

    •   Café EITS

Best Late Night Bite

    •   24 Seven Café-The Jamaica Pegasus

    •   The Pita Grill

    •   The Monte Carlo Gaming Lounge-Terra Nova All Suite Hotel

Best Café

    •   Café Blue (Irish Town & Sovereign)

    •   Cannonball (Loshusan & Manor Park)

    •   Café El Centro

    •   OMG Restaurant and Coffee Bar

    •   Susie's Bakery and  Coffee Bar

    •   Ritual’s Coffee House

Best Place for Dessert

    •   OMG Restaurant and Coffee Bar

    •   The Café-The Spanish Court Hotel

    •   The Terra Nova All Suite Hotel

    •   Sweet Belle

    •   Sea Horse Grill (Montego Bay Yacht Club)

    •   The Houseboat Grill

Best Service

    •   Café da Vinci

    •   Round Hill Hotel and Villas

    •   The Spanish Court Hotel

    •   Terra Nova All Suite Hotel

    •   The Terrace

    •   Ristorante Toscanini

Best New Restaurant

    •   Isiaa's Restaurant and Bar

    •   Majestic Sushi and Grill

    •   OMG Restaurant and Coffee Bar

    •   OMG Restaurant and Coffee Bar

    •   The Terrace

    •   Mystic India

Best Place for Dinner

    •   Majestic Sushi and Grill

    •   The Houseboat Grill

    •   Sugar Mill-Half Moon

    •   The Regency Room-Terra Nova All Suite Hotel

    •   The Spanish Court Hotel

    •   Trattoria Baci (Wyndham Kingston)

    •   Round Hill Hotel and Villas

    •   Ristorante Corallo

Best New Food Item

    •   The Gourmet Touch(Mushroom Sherry Soup)

    •   Sunbread Bakery(Dark Rye)

    •   GraceKennedyLtd. (Earth Chef)

    •   Jing Shi (Plantain Bread)

    •   Jing Shi (Ackee Bread)

    •   Isle Chix (Chiclets)

    •   Island Spice  (Meat Sauce)

    •   Kelly’s Pepper Jelly

    •   Marley Coffees (Stir it up: Top Rankin –Jamaica Blue Mountain-8oz Coffee)

Food Producer of the year

    •   Potosi Farms

    •   JP Tropical Foods

    •   VIP Meats

    •   Sheriff's BBQ

Total Shopping Experience

    •   Loshusan (Progressive Foods) - Montego Bay

    •   Loshusan-Kingston

    •   MegaMart-Montego Bay

    •   MegaMart-Kingston

    •   John R. Wong

    •   Michi Supercenter

Ann Marie Wyss Award for event design

    •   Tai Flora

    •   Ardelle Dalla Costa

    •   Paulette Henry

    •   Audia Archibald

    •   Sharon Thomas (Eventful Design)

Caterer of the year

    •   Anna Kay Lazarus

    •   Jacqui Tyson(From Thought to Finish)

    •   Lorraine Fung (Catering by Lorraine)

    •   Colin Hylton (Guilt Trip)

    •   Celeste  Gordon

    •   David Bucknor(The Sheriff's BBQ)

    •   Debi Ann Chen

    •   Gariel Ferguson (G’s BBQ)

Pastry Chef of the year

    •   Alecia James

    •   Selena Wong

    •   Jing Shi

    •   Veejooruth Purmessur (Sandals Resorts International)

Baker of the year

    •   Pebbles Pastry

    •   Kathy Tait

    •   Julie Wong Seaga

    •   Michelle Smith

    •   Anna Kay Lazarus

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