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The professional jury of the second annual Restaurant Salt Award, which included the Forbes Ukraine chief editor Mikhail Kotov, determined the best restaurants of the year in Ukraine. 15 professionals and top managers of the restaurant, media, telecommunications markets, as well as representatives of the hospitality industry checked the quality of the cuisine, the level of service and the general atmosphere of the establishments, assessed the compliance of the restaurants with the stated specialization.

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The solemn award ceremony took place on December 8 at the InterContinental Kyiv hotel. The general information partner of the Award was made by Forbes Ukraine magazine.

“The restaurant business, like the whole business in Ukraine, is going through hard times. But restaurateurs who truly love their job and put together a team of true professionals will definitely cope with all the difficulties. Forbes magazine has always advocated freedom of business, which is unthinkable without free competition. And competitors should always follow the leader. This competition is very important. He determines not just the best restaurants, he identifies leaders who should be equal to other restaurateurs, ”commented the Forbes Ukraine editor-in-chief Mikhail Kotov.

In 2014, the restaurants of Kiev, Lvov, Odessa, Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk fought for the title of the best in 10 different nominations.

The winners of the 2014 SALT Restaurant Award are:

Best coffee shop: DoubleDecker, Dnipropetrovsk, prosp. Karl Marx, 46
Best meat restaurant: Goodman, Kiev, st. Zhilyanskaya 75
Best Fish Restaurant: IKRA, Kiev, st. Olesya Gonchara, 67
Best beer restaurant: Beer Duma, Kiev. st. Dragomanova, 31g
Best restaurant of local cuisine: “Klarabara”, Odessa, st. Transfiguration, 28
The best restaurant of Ukrainian cuisine: “Lipsky mansion”, Kiev, st. Lipskaya, 15
Best restaurant of national cuisine: “Shoti”, Kiev, st. Mechnikov, 9
Opening of the year: The Burger, Kiev, st. Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya, 1-2 / 3
Restaurant with the best wine list: Bernardazzi, Odessa, st. Bunin, 15
Restaurant in another city: Fabbrica, Ivano-Frankivsk, st. Vіrmenska, 1

Mikhail Kotov about his preferences in the evaluation of restaurants: “The quality of the kitchen always remains the main thing for me. Service, interiors and other criteria are also important, but first of all we, of course, go to restaurants for delicious food. We will come to the restaurant as an attraction or a restaurant as a fashionable place once or twice, and we will eat tasty food regularly. ”

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