Honoring Orange County’s food luminaries is the mission of the Orange County Restaurant Association’s Golden Foodie Awards. Saturday night, at a gala in the ballroom of the Fairmont Newport Beach, awards in 30 categories will be bestowed, covering the spectrum of Orange County food.
The list of nominees for the sold-out event follows—check back for highlights from Orange Coast Senior Editor Chris Christensen, who’ll have all the details.
Best Beer Menu
Best Interior Design
Most Delicious Dessert
Cookie Fundido, Matador Cantina
Dave Castillo, 320 Main
Shanti Dutta, Tamarind of London
Forrest Taylor, French 75 Bistro & Champagne Bar
Best O.C. Food Blogs
Cathy Thomas Cooks, Cathy Thomas
Yvon Goetz, The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
Next Golden Chef
(culinary arts student)