Independent Restaurant with a Per Person Check Average of More than $30
Honorable Mention: Lakeside Grill, Las Vegas
Specifying Team: David Walzog, chef, SW Steakhouse at Wynn; Joseph Zanelli, chef de cuisine, Lakeside Grill, The Wynn; Roger Thomas, Designer, Wynn Design and Development, Las Vegas; Elanie Reininger, purchasing, The Wynn; Jean Fritche, national account specialist, Edward Don & Company, Las Vegas; Peter Celeste, Las Vegas representative, PReps; Greg Baumer, president, Idea Development; Gabriella Bernstein, president, Kahla/Roden, Intl; Alren Nercessian, director of business development, Tomlinson; Mike Halles, president, Culinaire; Dick Smith, vice president of sales, Vic Firth; and Izabel Lam, designer, Izabel Lam New York/LuxuryHotelware.
China: Izabel Lam (silver glazed footed titled wok plate, irregular round silver glazed footed plate and round silver glazed butter dish), Kahla-Elixyr (bowl with handle; small, medium, large and extra-long platters; dinner plate, deep soup bowl, show plate, bowl with handle, dip bowl and dip bowl with spout); Kahla-Update (casserole); Kahla-Cumulus (square bowl); Kahla-Diamonds and Pearls (small, large and squat lippy bowls) Kahla-Five Senses (gourmet dinner plate)
Flatware: Guy De Grene (Isatis)
Glassware: Schott Zweisel (Classico)
Accessories: Vic Firth (Kismet-Walnut cooks pepper mill, Newport 17-inch tableside peppermill, Sierra white salt shaker, Sierra black pepper shaker); Caviar Service (custom two-tier metal display with Turgla glass inserts); Wine Table (custom maple/aluminum/ light blocks pilar design); S&P tray (custom aluminum designed to fit Vic Firth salt and pepper mills); Chinese food container (Custom Sand Casted aluminum to fit as cover for paper container); Pizza Board (NSF approved Custom Richlite black cutting board with two slab feet)
2012 Best In Class Winners
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