Who Went Home With Charlie?
Gavin Kaysen, left, took home the Outstanding Restaurant plate for Bellecour, and Wayne Kostroski was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his work with Taste of the NFL.
Here are who took home the 2018 Charlie Awards
OUTSTANDING RESTAURANT: Bellecour - Gavin Kaysen
OUTSTANDING SERVICE: Mucci’s / Tim Niver
OUTSTANDING RESTAURATEUR: Ann Kim and Conrad Leifur – Young Joni, Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza
OUTSTANDING BAKER/PASTRY CHEF: Emily Marks – The Bachelor Farmer
OUTSTANDING CHEF: Jamie Malone – Grand Cafe
HIDDEN GEM: Moroccan Flavors
BEVERAGE INNOVATORS: Brie Roland - St. Genevieve
COMMUNITY HERO: Lachelle Cunningham & Michelle Horovitz - Breaking Bread Café and Appetite for Change
RISING STAR: Adam Eaton – Saint Dinette
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Wayne Kostroski – Restaurateur and founder of The Taste of the NFL
For the behind-the-scenes coverage of the event, plus to see more pictures, see the March issue (go to Current Issue on the right side of the landing page).