2010 Stars of Maryland’s Restaurant Industry Announced!- by Restaurant Association of Maryland

2010 Stars of Maryland’s Restaurant Industry Announced!--The Restaurant Association of Maryland tonight at its 56th annual McCormick & Company- sponsored Stars of the Industry Awards Gala announced the winners of its 2010 Stars of the Industry awards. The Gala and awards presentation took place from 6pm until midnight at Martin’s West in Baltimore, with more than 700 people in attendance. This annual event recognizes the best in Maryland’s hospitality industry and spotlights the industry’s contributions to the state. More than 30,000 individual votes were cast to determine the winners. Award Winners and Honorees

Restaurateur of the Year- Dorothy and Richard Mollett, Antrim 1844 (Taneytown)

2010 Chef of the Year- Chef Bryan Voltaggio, VOLT (Frederick) 2010

Favorite Bar or Tavern- The Brewer’s Art (Baltimore) 2010

Pastry Chef of the Year- Chef Maura Radmanesh, Clyde’s Tower Oaks Lodge (Rockville) 2010 Favorite Caterer- Chef’s Expressions (Timonium)

2010 Wine and Beverage Program of the Year- The Charleston Group (Baltimore)

Maryland’s Favorite New Restaurant 2010- Blue Hill Tavern (Baltimore)

Maryland’s Favorite Restaurant 2010- Jack’s Bistro (Baltimore)                                                 Allied Member of the Year- Saval Foodservice represented by Chef Bryan Bernstein Green Restaurant of the Year- Woodberry Kitchen (Baltimore)

The McCormick Cornerstone Award-Café 611 (Frederick); The Rose Group (Operators of Applebee’s restaurants across the state); Judi DiGioia of Morton’s the Steakhouse (Baltimore)                 Maryland Hall of Honor Inductees – Acme Paper & Supply Company, Inc. ; Bo Brooks Restaurant and Catering (Baltimore); Lewnes’ Steakhouse (Annapolis); Seacrets (Ocean City); Snyder’s Willow Grove Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation ProStart Teacher of the Year-Bonita Curtis (Fairmont Heights High School)

Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation ProStart Student of the Year- Malinda Foster (Fairmont Heights High School)