2018 Food & Drink Awards Nominees: F&B Personalities and Events

By That's Shanghai, August 29, 2018

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It's that time of year again; our biggest event of the season: the 16th edition of the That's Shanghai Food & Drink Awards, which is proudly sponsored by Heineken and hosted by Bar Rouge.

Just like every year, readers have a month to vote for their favorite restaurants, bars, chefs, cafes, mixologists and more. Find out how to vote right here.

Voting is open all month until August 31, and the winners will be announced at our exclusive awards ceremony next month. Until then, we'll be introducing the categories and rounding up the nominees. Today, we're looking at all the nominees for Shanghai's favorite F&B personalities and events.

Chef of the Year

Anna Bautista (Highline)
Anthony Zhao (Holy Cow)
Austin Hu (Madison Kitchen, Diner)
Bina Yu (Together)
Blake Thornley (Oha Eatery, Blackbird)
Brad Turley (GoGa)
Christopher Pitts (HIYA)
Danyi Gao (Shake)
Ling Huang (Pirata)
Louis Pacquelin (Akme)
Michael Wendling (Kitchen 1502, Cuivre)
Nicolas Le Bec (321 Villa Le Bec)
Paul Pairet (Mr & Mrs Bund, Ultraviolet)
Scott Melvin (The Shanghai EDITION)
Sean Jorgensen (The Cannery)
Simon Sunwoo (Liquid Laundry, Cobra Lily)
Stefan Stiller (Taian Table)
Takeo Oyama (Sushi Oyama)
Tony Lu (Fu He Hui, Fu1088)
Koen Vessies (El Willy)

Mixologist of the Year

Atsushi Suzuki (Sober Company)
Chris Xi (Blackstone Magic Bar)
Colin Tait (Shake)
Daniel An (Antique by Tastebuds, Atelier by Tastebuds)
Dylan Lam (W Hotel Shanghai)
Eddy Yang (Above the GlobeTailor Bar, Bar Flow)
Geo Valdivieso (Camus GBA)
Hannah Keirl (Spirits Box)
Jake Pena (Pocho Social Club)
Kimi Chu (Trio)
Logan Brouse (Logan's Punch)
Mack Ross (The Nest)
Michael Chen (The Cannery)
Razuvaev 'Dima' Dmitrii (El Ocho)
Ruslan Kaptstan (Cobra Lily)
Sam Kuan (Barules)
Vincezo Pagliara (The Sukhothai Shanghai)
Yao Lu (Union Trading Company)

Food Festival of the Year

2018 Shanghai Beer Week (Boxing Cat)
Beernanza
Brew for Love Craft Beer Festival
Bubba's Annual Chili Cookoff
FEAST
Rioja Fantastico Wine & Food Festival (La Maison)
Rose Revolution
Shanghai Hot Sauce Festival
SIP
Sweet & Salty Dessert Fest


FAQs

I missed the deadline for the WeChat flash vote!

Missed the deadline to vote via the daily WeChat posts? Simply tap the "Vote" button at the bottom of our WeChat page, where the polls will be open 24/7!

The deadline to submit votes is August 31 at 11.59pm. Any submissions sent after will not be counted.

I can't see my favorite on the list! How can I vote for it?

Don't see your favorite on our voting page? Write-in votes will be accepted for each category – just scroll to the bottom of the page and enter your nominee into the Open Vote Section:

Open Vote

Is your choice not listed in the daily WeChat vote? Message our account "[Category]: [Your Choice]" and we'll count it as a write-in vote. One write-in vote per user only. Submissions sent after the vote closes will not be considered.

I want to be nominated! How can I do that?

Would you like your venue to be nominated for an award? Email your venue, and the categories you would like it to to be nominated for to marketing@urbanatomy.com.

Read our guide on how to upload venues to Thatsmags.com.

**How do I vote for Restaurant/Bar/Club of the Year?**

Votes for Restaurant, Bar and Club of the Year will be accepted on an open vote basis. Simply type in your favorite and tap the vote button once you've chosen the venue.

Open Vote

The deadline to submit open votes for Bar, Club and Restaurant of the Year is August 31 at 11.59pm. Any submissions sent after will not be counted. One open vote per category only.

I want to come to the awards ceremony!

Want to mingle with the stars of Shanghai’s F&B world at the Awards Ceremony in September? Please email marketing@urbanatomy.com for more details.

Here are some photos from last year's awards at M1NT:

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For That's Shanghai Food & Drink Awards sponsorship opportunities please email marketing@urbanatomy.com.


See the full photo gallery from the 2017 awards here.

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