And the Award Goes To … : Time Out, Metromix, and F&W Open Their Polls

People's Best New Chef nominee Cesar Ramirez
People's Best New Chef nominee Cesar RamirezPhoto: Courtesy of Brooklyn Fare

It’s awards season, and we don’t mean the Grammys and Oscars. Restaurateurs, here are the ballot boxes you should get to stuffing: First, Time Out is accepting votes for its annual Food & Drink awards until February 27 — review the nominees here and vote here. Winners will be announced in the April 7 issue. Go here to vote for the Best of Metromix. Winners will be announced in a couple of weeks. And finally, voting begins February 15 for the People’s Best New Chef Award, a new one from Food & Wine. New York chefs include Carlo Mirachi (Roberta’s), Cesar Ramirez (Brooklyn Fare), Dan Kluger (ABC Kitchen), George Mendes (Aldea), Emma Hearst (Sorella), Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone (Torrisi), Tien Ho (Má Pêche), and Gabe Thomson (Dell’anima). The rest of the nominees can be found here.