The Foodist Awards recognize the most amazing tastes, faces and places in Arizona food and beverage. Awards are given to entries that demonstrate innovation, quality of execution, effectiveness and an influential impact on the culinary and hospitality industry.

The nomination process is open to the public. Finalists and winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts, organized by The Arizona Restaurant Association.

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2019 AWARD CATEGORIES

FOOD

Innovative Fast Bites

Arizona Craft Retail Food Product

Signature Dish

BEVERAGE

Arizona’s Best Coffee House

Favorite Arizona Winery

Top Arizona Brewery

Cocktail Program

Wine program

Best Beverage Program

RESTAURANTS

Innovative Restaurant Concept

Fantastic Food Truck

Emerging Restaurant of the Year

Top Arizona Caterer

Outstanding Local Restaurant Group

Uniquely Arizona

PEOPLE

Acclaimed Industry Instagrammer

Best of the Best Food Writer

Good Neighbor

Employee of the Year

Manager of the Year

Top Mixologist | Bartender

Top Chef

Food Pioneer