Chef & Restaurant Awards

Myrtle Beach Area Chef Awards


Chef Casey Blake
Drunken Jack's
2015 Outstanding Chef of the Year 
S.C. Restaurant and Lodging Association

Chef Ernest Bledsoe
Bliss Restaurant and Lounge at Inlet Sports Lodge
2007 People's Choice Award
Myrtle Beach American Culinary Federation Souper Supper
2008 Grand Champion
Myrtle Beach American Culinary Federation Southeastern Chefs Competition

Chef Joseph Bonaparte 
Horry Georgetown Technical College's Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach
2006 Chef of the Year
American Culinary Federation - Charlotte chapter
2006 & 2008 Best Hot Food
Taste of the Nation
2007 Best Cold Food
Taste of the Nation

Chef Andrew Fortner
Croissants Bistro and Bakery
Two-time entrée winner at the Myrtle Beach Taste of the Town

Chef Kevin Luque
Cafe Amalfi at Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort
2012 Best Seafood Chef
S.C. Restaurant and Lodging Association

Chef John Thomas Tapper II 
Thoroughbred's Chophouse and Seafood Grille
South Carolina Seafood Challenge (Silver)

Heidi Vukov
Owner of Croissants Bistro and Bakery
2011 Restaurateur of the Year
S.C. Restaurant and Lodging Association

Myrtle Beach Area Restaurant Awards

Angelo's Steak and Pasta
2015 Best Steakhouse
Myrtle Beach Herald Readers' Choice Awards
2010-2014 Best Steakhouse
WMBF Best of the Grand Strand
2012-2014 Best Place for Steak
The Sun News Best of the Beach

Aspen Grille
2014 Certificate of Excellence
TripAdvisor
2013 Choice Award for Top 100 American Fare Restaurant
OpenTable Diners
2012 Best Romantic Restaurant
WMBF Best of the Grand Strand

Cold Stone Creamery
2015 Best Ice Cream Shop
Myrtle Beach Herald Readers' Choice Awards

Croissants Bistro and Bakery
2015 Best Desserts
Myrtle Beach Herald Readers' Choice Awards
2014 & 2012 Best Desserts
The Sun News Best of the Beach 
2013 Best French
WMBF Best of the Grand Strand
2015 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Drunken Jack's
2013 Best Seafood Restaurant 
The Sun News Best of the Beach
2012 Restaurant Manager of the Year for Dining room manager Gizelle "Gigi" Roy
S.C. Restaurant and Lodging Association
2009 Restaurateur of the Year for owner David McMillan
S.C. Restaurant and Lodging Association

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament
2015 Best Theme Restaurant
Myrtle Beach Herald Readers' Choice Awards

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk
2013 Top 24 Best Boardwalks for Food Across the US
USA Today

River City Cafe
2014 Best Place for A Burger
The Sun News Best of the Beach
2012 Best Burger 
WMBF Best of the Grand Strand

Sea Captain's House
Best Seafood Restaurant for Four Years In A Row 
Southern Living Magazine
2015 Best Seafood Restaurant
Myrtle Beach Herald Readers' Choice Awards
2014 Best Place for Hushpuppies
The Sun News Best of the Beach
2014 Best Place for Seafood
The Sun News Best of the Beach
2014 Best Restaurant With A View
The Sun News Best of the Beach
2012 Best Seafood 
WMBF Best of the Grand Strand

Second Avenue Pier
2015 Best Pier Restaurant
Myrtle Beach Herald Readers' Choice Awards

Springmaid Beach Resort
2011 Restaurant Front of the House Employee of the Year 
S.C. Restaurant and Lodging Association

Sticky Fingers
2012-2014 Best Place for Ribs 
The Sun News Best of the Beach

Thoroughbred's Chophouse and Seafood Grille
2011 Best Romantic Restaurant 
WMBF Best of the Grand Strand

Ultimate California Pizza
2012-2014 Best Place for Pizza
The Sun News Best of the Beach