Golden Foodie Awards Announces Plans for Multi-Market Expansion

Los Angeles and Las Vegas are the next destinations for the fabulous foodie gala in 2014.

Newport Beach, CA, April 12, 2013 --( The Golden Foodie Awards is pleased to announce exciting plans to expand into the Los Angeles, California and Las Vegas, Nevada markets in 2014. The annual foodie red carpet gala and awards show launched in Orange County, California in 2011 and celebrates everything culinary.

“We are thrilled to see the Golden Foodie Awards grow into something magnificent in multiple markets,” comments Pamela Waitt, Creator of Golden Foodie Awards and President of OC Restaurant Association. “Food and culinary expertise should be honored by region and the Golden Foodie Awards hopes to spotlight all foodie rich destinations in future.”

Golden Foodie Awards were developed initially with plans to expand into multiple other foodie rich markets in order to celebrate culinary excellence everywhere. More information and details surrounding the 2014 Los Angeles and Las Vegas Golden Foodie Awards plans will be announced later in 2013 online at

The 2nd annual red carpet Golden Foodie Awards show in Orange County will honor the best in local food, restaurants and chefs and take place on September 29, 2013 at The Fairmont Newport Beach. The awards season will kick off in April with a calendar of special foodie events at select restaurants and venues throughout Orange County leading up to the glamorous Awards night celebration.

During the month of August the public has opportunity to decide the best chef, restaurant and cuisine in OC during the “The Golden Dine Out,” where fans are encouraged to dine out and vote for their favorites online at Orange County restaurants in each award category will be participating in the month long dining event, creating specialty “Golden Dine Out” menus at affordable prices to encourage the public to enjoy a meal out and vote for their favorite restaurant in the Golden Foodie Awards. The list of restaurants participating in “The Golden Dine Out” will be available at Three finalists per category will be announced weekly online and the winners will be announced at the September 29 ceremony.

Stay connected with the Golden Foodie Awards through the exciting season of food, community, and culture by visiting the website and ‘liking’ us on Facebook to stay up to date on the participating restaurants, nominees, announcements and fabulous culinary events.

The Golden Foodie Awards
The Golden Foodie Awards is a red carpet culinary awards show celebrating the best in local food, restaurants and chefs. The Golden Foodie Awards season launches annually in spring with a calendar of special foodie events at restaurants and venues throughout the county leading up to the main Awards night gala in September at The Fairmont Newport Beach. Sponsors: The Fairmont Newport Beach, Sub-Zero Wolf, Melissa's Produce, Patron Tequila, Chambord Vodka, Kean Coffee, Sadie Rose Baking Company, The District at Tustin Legacy, Code 4 Media, The ACE Agency, La Crema Wine, Ritual Brewing and Casey's Cupcakes.

Media Sponsors: Orange Coast Magazine, Socal PBS, 95.5 KLOS, GreersOC, OCfoodies and Dining Out
OC Restaurant Association
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