NATIONAL SALT® RESTAURANT AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2018 FINALISTS

NATIONAL SALT® RESTAURANT AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2018 FINALISTS

National SALT® Restaurant Awards announces a list of restaurants that will compete for the first prize in one of 16 Nominations.

Award Finalists were defined in 3 separate stages:

  • І stage: TOP-3 establishments in each Nomination according to the results of the Experts’ voting;
  • ІІ stage: TOP-3 establishments in each Nomination of the Award Experts’ list, with the highest number of Jury’s votes;
  • ІІІ stage: TOP-2 in each Nomination out of independently submitted restaurants according to the results of the Jury’s voting.

Furthermore, the number of restaurants in each Nomination may vary if several establishments among the TOP leaders received the same number of votes.

This year, the list of SALT® Award Nominations includes three additional ones, as follows: “Best Pub”, “Best Bakery Cafe”, “Best Street-food”. Therefore, 147 establishments from 14 Ukrainian cities will be competing for the first prize in one of 16 Nominations.

The next stage of the Award involves evaluation of the finalist restaurants by the partly updated Jury Board. They will personally make visits to the selected restaurants until 31 October and assess them against the 4 criteria: «Cuisine», «Service», «Atmosphere», «Specialization». SALT® Award 2018 Winners in each Nomination will be defined according to Jury’s grades. They will be announced at the VI Award Ceremony on 2 December in CEC Parkovy.

SALT® Award Nominations 2018:

  • Best Coffee House
  • Bets Meat Restaurant
  • Best Fish Restaurant
  • Best Restaurant of Ukrainian Cuisine
  • Best Restaurant of National Cuisine
  • Best Confectionary
  • Restaurant with the Best Wine List
  • Best Beer Restaurant
  • Best City Cafe
  • Best New Restaurant
  • Best Bar
  • Best Hotel Restaurant
  • Best Country Restaurant
  • Best Pub
  • Best Bakery Cafe
  • Best Street-food

RSM Company will be an independent auditor of the SALT® Award 2018.

National SALT® Restaurant Awards is the most important event of the Ukrainian restaurant industry. The Award was founded in 2013 by Hoteliero restaurateurs and hoteliers club with the aim of honouring the best restaurants of the country and developing the hospitality industry. It brings together Ukrainian restaurateurs, shapes the market and provides updated information about the quality of eating and drinking establishments.

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