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Festival Awards 2014
 
SPECIAL FESTIVAL AWARDS
Golden Cauldron Award for the Best All-Round Restaurant 2014
The Golden Cauldron Award is given to the restaurant that, in the opinion of the judges, is the best all-round restaurant of the Festival. Marks are given for the standard of cuisine, the enthusiasm and creativity of the chef, kitchen, service and entire restaurant team and the overall service.
 
THE FINALISTS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
Marini’s on 57
Tanzini
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
The Olive
 
THE WINNER:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie

 
SPECIAL FESTIVAL AWARD
Chef Congeniality

This award is presented to the most amiable and admired chef of the Festival, as voted by his or her fellow chefs.
 

WINNER:

Chef Valmurugan Subramaniam

Samplings On The Fourteenth

 
 
SPECIAL MIGF FESTIVAL AWARDS - One Gold Award in each category
 
 
SPECIAL MIGF FESTIVAL AWARDS
Most Popular Overall Restaurant at the VIP Gala Launch
Awarded to the restaurant with the highest number of Taste Sovereigns collected and portions sold at the VIP Gala Launch
 
THE WINNERS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie

 
 
SPECIAL MIGF FESTIVAL AWARDS
Most Popular Overall Restaurant at Taste MIGF
Awarded to the restaurant with the highest number of Gourmet Dollars collected and portions sold at Taste MIGF
 
THE WINNER:
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
 
 
SPECIAL MIGF FESTIVAL AWARDS
Most Outstanding Marketing of the Festival
Awarded to the team that created the biggest impact during Festival.
 
THE WINNER:
Resorts World Genting
 
 
SPECIAL MIGF FESTIVAL AWARDS
Most Outstanding Overall Festival Experience
The establishment that, in the view of the judges, presented the most outstanding overall Festival
 
THE WINNER:
Seasonal Tastes
 
Judges’ Choice – Six Gold Awards in each category:
 
 
JUDGES’ CHOICE
Best Festival Offers
The Restaurants with the best Festival Offers, ranging from discounts to door gifts
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Charcoal
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
Dynasty
Tanzini
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
 
 
JUDGES’ CHOICE
Most Creative Menu of the Festival 
Marks were awarded for originality, creativity, composition and wine pairing.            
 
THE WINNERS:
Bunga Emas
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
Marini’s On 57
Tanzini
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
The Olive
 
 
JUDGES’ CHOICE
Best Value Menu Of The Festival
Marks were awarded for choice and variety of food in relation to the Festival Menu prices.
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Bunga Emas
Charcoal
Chynna
Dynasty
L'Heritage
 
 
JUDGES’ CHOICE
Best Marketed Restaurant 
Recognising the restaurant that made the best effort to publicise their participation in the Festival.            
 
THE WINNERS:
Renaissance Kuala Lumpur
Resorts World Genting
Seasonal Tastes
Signature by The Hill @ The Roof
Tanzini
The Royale Chulan KL
 
Festival Diners' Choice Awards – Eight Gold Awards in each category:
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE
Most Outstanding Service Team
Diners rated and recognised the Restaurant Managers and their teams.
 
THE WINNERS:
Bunga Emas
Charcoal
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Renaissance Kuala Lumpur
Samplings On The Fourteenth
Seasonal Tastes
The Olive
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE
Most Outstanding Dining Experience
The awards are given to the restaurants that impressed Festival Diners the most with their overall dining experience.
 
THE WINNERS:
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
La Scala
LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Marble 8
Marini's on 57
Seasonal Tastes
Tanzini
The Olive
 
FESTIVAL DINERS’ CHOICE AWARDS - Six Gold Awards in each category
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Canapés
Recognising a memorable pre-dinner experience.
 
THE WINNERS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
Grill 582
LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Maison Française
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
The Olive

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Soup
Noting the soups that teased the taste buds most
 
THE WINNERS:
Dynasty
Imperial Rama
L'Heritage
Maison Française
Marble 8
Samplings On The Fourteenth

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Palate Cleanser
Noting the best palate cleansers
 
THE WINNERS:
Bunga Emas
Graze
Grill 582
La Scala
L'Heritage
Ten Japanese Fine Dining

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Starter - Cold
The best cold starters to a meal.
 
THE WINNERS:
NEO Tamarind
Nook
Samplings On The Fourteenth
Tanzini
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
The Olive

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Starter - Warm
The best warm starters to a meal
 
THE WINNERS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Marini's on 57
Samplings On The Fourteenth
Zender’s Restaurant & Bar

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Mains - Meat
The pièce de résistance - we celebrate the best red meats!
 
THE WINNERS:
Chambers Bar & Grill
Chynna
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
Marble 8
Ten Japanese Fine Dining

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Mains - Fish/Poultry 
Celebrating the best seafood/white meats.
 
THE WINNERS:
Charcoal
Dynasty
Imperial Rama
Marini's on 57
Sagano
The Olive

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Mains - Others
Highlighting the best alternative main courses
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Chynna
La Scala
Marble 8
Marini's on 57
Nerovivo
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Dessert
The best of the sweet delights.
 
THE WINNERS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
L'Heritage
LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Marini's on 57
Minori
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Outstanding Wine Pairing
The wine that went best with the cuisine.
 
THE WINNERS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
Maison Française
Marini’s On 57
Seasonal Tastes
The Olive

 
Festival Diners' Choice Awards – Six Gold Awards in each category:
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Best Restaurant Ambiance
The Restaurants that most impressed diners with their settings.
 
THE WINNERS:
Chambers Bar & Grill
Chynna
LTITUDE Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Marble 8
Marini’s On 57
Tanzini

 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Best Use of the Festival Theme
The Awards are given to the participants that created the most memoriable ambiance at their restaurants with the Festival Theme 'Red Hot Chefs!'
 
THE WINNERS:
Bunga Emas
L'Heritage
Nerovivo
Samplings On The Fourteenth

Seasonal Tastes

The Olive
 
 
FESTIVAL DINERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Best Value Menu of the Festival
Marks were awarded for choice and variety of food in relation to the Festival Menu prices
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Chynna
Dynasty
L'Heritage
Seasonal Tastes
Ten Japanese Fine Dining

 
People’ Choice Awards - Six Gold Awards in each category
Voted by members of the public who attended Taste MIGF
 
 
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Most Creative Restaurant Station at Taste MIGF
The restaurants that showed the most creative flair and originality in their station displays.
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Nook
Resorts World Genting
The Marini’s Group
Zender’s Restaurant & Bar

 
 
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Most Creative Food Presentation at Taste MIGF
The awards go to the restaurants with the most unforgettable presentations.
 
THE WINNERS:
Graze
Marini’s on 57
NEO Tamarind
Nook
Seasonal Tastes
Tanzini
 
 
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Most Innovative Cuisine at Taste MIGF
The winners are the restaurants that are fearless in their cuisine, creating delicacies that inspire the palate.
 
THE WINNERS:
Imperial Rama
La Scala
NEO Tamarind
Tanzini
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
The Olive

 
Judges’ Choice Awards - Six Gold Awards in each category
Voted by a panel of esteemed food critics during the VIP Gala Launch
 
 
JUDGES' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Creative Restaurant Station at Taste MIGF
The restaurants that showed the most creative flair and originality in their station displays.
 
THE WINNERS:
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
NEO Tamarind
Resorts World Genting
Signature by The Hill @ The Roof

Tanzini

The Marini’s Group
 
 
JUDGES' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Creative Food Presentation at Taste MIGF
The awards go to the restaurants with the most unforgettable presentations.
 
THE WINNERS:
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
Marble 8
Nook
Seasonal Tastes
Signature by The Hill @ The Roof
 
 
JUDGES' CHOICE AWARDS
Most Innovative Cuisine at Taste MIGF
The winners are the restaurants that are fearless in their cuisine, creating delicacies that inspire the palate.
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
La Scala
Marini's on 57
Nook
Tanzini

 
Most Popular Restaurants - Six Gold Awards in each category
 
 
Most Popular Restaurant at the VIP Gala Launch - Portions Sold
Awarded to the restaurants with the most portions sold at the VIP Gala Launch
 
THE WINNERS:
Charcoal
Chynna
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
Imperial Rama

Samplings On The Fourteenth

Ten Japanese Fine Dining
 
 
Most Popular Restaurant at the VIP Gala Launch – Taste Sovereigns collected
Awarded to the restaurants with the most Taste Sovereigns collected at the VIP Gala Launch
 
THE WINNERS:
Chambers Bar & Grill
Chynna
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
Imperial Rama
Marble 8
Ten Japanese Fine Dining
 
 
Most Popular Restaurant at Taste MIGF – Portions sold
Awarded to the restaurants with the most portions sold at Taste MIGF
 
THE WINNERS:
Aliyaa Island Restaurant & Bar
Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie
Minori
Nerovivo
Samplings On The Fourteenth
Ten Japanese Fine Dining

 
 
Most Popular Restaurant at Taste MIGF – Gourmet Dollars Collected
Awarded to the restaurants with the most Gourmet Dollars collected at Taste MIGF
 
THE WINNERS:
Chambers Bar & Grill
Graze
Grill 582
La Scala
Minori
Ten Japanese Fine Dining