Awards & Nominees

Nominees and voting process to be shared in late January 2020

Restaurant Of The Year

2019 concludes with great restaurants opened and thrived. Now it’s time to celebrate the best. This year, we put together a shortlist of restaurants that not only deliver brilliant food but also come with a full package of outstanding service, decor, food and drinks.

Bar Of The Year

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You have not really known Saigon if you haven’t experienced its lively and incredible nightlife. From speakeasies to amazing sky bars, we’re on our way to find out the best bars picked by the Grand Jury and People’s Choice.

Social Responsibility Award

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We all love a business that gives back to the community. This year, we’re highlighting F&B businesses dedicated to making the world a smarter, safer, healthier and more sustainable place.

Design

A good interior design can do as much for a cafe, restaurant or bar as good food, drinks and service can. We made this list of establishments to show you some of the best bar, cafe and restaurant designs that raised the standard this year.

Brand To Watch

Small businesses are what makes Vietnam's food and beverage so vibrant and diverse. We love to watch restaurants and bars capture locals’ heart and thrive to be a brand. This is an award that celebrates businesses that are on the way to build a bigger name.

Chef Of The Year

Behind the amazing dishes that all of us get to enjoy at a restaurant, is the long hard working hours in uncomfortable workplace of the chefs. This award recognizes the essence of every restaurant’s success and the passion that every chef puts on their menu.

Barista Of The Year

It takes more than roasted coffee bean and some milk to please the local coffee connoisseurs. From small cafes on every street corner to the big names in coffee chain, we explore our way to find Barista of the year.

Bartender Of The Year

As the cocktail renaissance of the 21st Century reaches Vietnam, the drinking culture was once confined to serving beer, rice wine and shots, intercepted with the modern touch of Daiquiri or Mojito, we’re now seeing some greater excitement and talent more than ever. This award celebrates the most talented bartenders currently active in Saigon.

Coffee Brand Of The Year

It wouldn’t be difficult to walk down the streets of Saigon to find a coffee shop from one corner to another, from national chains to single-store retailers. Besides, at any large grocery store, the coffee aisle is packed with new and exciting local brands. This award honors the most outstanding coffee brand picked by the People’s Choice.

Craft Beer Brew Of The Year

We all see the bloom of craft beer scene in Vietnam, with a dozen of micro-breweries opened in the last 2 years. The craft beer wave has changed the Vietnamese drinking culture from Bia Hoi to cold pint of IPA.This award celebrates the most outstanding craft beer brand in 2019.

Judges

Quynh Tran

Quynh Tran

Cooper & Co – CEO

Lisa Le Long

Lisa Le Long

Saigon Lifestyle Guide Blogger

Woossi TV

Woossi TV

Food Influencer

Chi An De Leo

Chi An De Leo

Rice Creative

Cheri The Glutton

Cheri The Glutton

Japanese Food Blogger

Mary Tarnowka

Mary Tarnowka

AmCham

Judges

Quynh Tran

Quynh Tran

Cooper & Co – CEO

Lisa Le Long

Lisa Le Long

Saigon Lifestyle Guide Blogger

Woossi TV

Woossi TV

Food Influencer

Chi An De Leo

Chi An De Leo

Rice Creative

Cheri The Glutton

Cheri The Glutton

Japanese Food Blogger

Mary Tarnowka

Mary Tarnowka

AmCham

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