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Georgia Straight: Golden Plates Awards 2018

Recently the annual Georgia Straight: Golden Plates Awards were announced, with both readers’ and industry experts selecting the winners in various categories. The Golden Plates Awards highlight Metro Vancouver’s favourites restaurants, chosen by their readers. This year we were lucky enough to be represented on both lists, including the prestigious Chef of the Year.

May 13th, 2018

In the Readers’ Choice Awards categories we were awarded the following:

Best Hotel Lounge – WINNER The Lobby Lounge and RawBar

Best Hotel Cafe – RUNNER UP giovane café + eatery + market

Best Hotel Restaurant – SECOND RUNNER UP Botanist

See the full readers’ choice awards here.


For the Industry Awards (as selected by Vancouver’s food industry experts) we were awarded the following:

Chef of the Year – SECOND RUNNER UP Hector Laguna (Executive Chef of Botanist)

Best New Restaurant – RUNNER UP Botanist

See the full industry choice awards here.


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