Last night, Cellar, Eat St., Maine Food, Foodspotting and nine other food apps made history in the first ever Toque Food Apps Awards. 42 Restaurants garnered wins in two categories, Best Design and Best Restaurant, followed by top honors as Best Overall app.
During a 90-minute presentation on Twitter (#foodappawards), Toque founder Erika Kotite and food app critic Steve Cooper announced finalists and winners in 15 categories. Each finalist app was tested, evaluated and scored by independent judges in the culinary and digital media community.
“We were thrilled by the caliber of design, utility and innovation these apps had,” Kotite says. “It was a lot of work as we had more submissions than expected but we all came out of it better informed of the app’s incredible potential.”
Here are the complete list of winners:
Best Social App: Ness
Best Utility: Tip Calculator
Best Food Locator App (Local): Maine Food
Best Food Locator App (National): OpenTable
Best Value: Urbanspoon
Best Health Food App: Locavore
Best Branded App: Eat St.
Best Cookbook/Recipe App: How to Cook Everything
Best Drink App: Top Shelf
Best Innovation: Cellar
Best Cooking App: Ratio
Best Design: 42 Restaurants
Best Navigation: Maine Food
Best Food Education App: Ask the Butcher
Best Restaurant App: 42 Restaurants
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