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World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Event : World Top Gourmet Awards 2018
Host. :World Gourmet Federation (WGF)
Date : Thursday, 29th November 2018
Venue : Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Kuala Lumpur

World Top Gourmet Awards 2017 like just happened yesterday. Now is us, Malaysia’s finest restaurants and culinary talents are gather around for World Top Gourmet Awards 2018. Organised by World Gourmet Federation (WGF), the awards are a tribute to best-in-industry and best-in-class achievements by food and beverage retailers.

After numerous of food tasting and travel around Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Macao. Thanks for all the nominations, restaurants and friends for the helps, for the supports, let’s witness the awards winner for 2018 at the Gala Dinner.

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

According to Organising Chairlady, Peggy Chong, “This year’s edition of the awards is bigger and more exciting than last year. It attracted over-whelming participation from industry players. Our panel of judges had a tough time determining the winners as the standards of excellence were outstanding. That’s why we are truly ecstatic to reveal the winners’ list today.”

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

The World Top Gourmet Awards is an initiative to recognise the diversity of companies, brands and people within the F&B industry. The awards cover all cuisine genres and promote efforts in making Asia as one of the world’s top food destination.

Another initiative that is garnered through the awards is the noble vision of growing the industry. It is also an avenue for industry players to converge and connect with one another to share ideas and best practices while celebrating achievements. In conjunction with the awards programme, various events and activities had been organised. These include networking events, business exchanges, trade matching visits, food exhibitions, learning seminars and programmes – locally and internationally.

The criteria for award evaluation is stringent. The panel of judges, comprising industry experts, international chefs and renowned food connoisseurs had to make their decision based on food quality, service, dining experience, public reviews, ambience, menu selection, value and price structure.

Although not every category was accorded an award, the final winners tally showcased an impressive line-up of 40 Outstanding F&B Retailer awards, 10 Outstanding Chefs awards, 3 Outstanding Personality awards, Top 10 category, Master Chef of the Year, Gourmet City of the Year and Top Outstanding Contribution Celebrity Master Chef.

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Emcee of the night: Frank Scott Hew & Mae Long (龙晴儿) 

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Singing performance by Chilla Cha

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Violin performance by Jessica Loo

Singing performance by Elee Lee

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet awardees: The Muffin House

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet awardees: ToGather Cafe

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet awardees: Paradise Dynasty

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet awardees: Restaurant Zu Chuan

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Top Outstanding Young Chef (Macao) : Chef Sandra Niza Barros

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Paradise Dynasty Group take away the RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR. Congrats…

Attending this year’s finale are globally-acclaimed celebrity chefs who include Celebrity Master Chef Martin Yan from US who is renowned for his award-winning TV show “Yan Can Cook”; Celebrity Master Chef Jeffrey Tan OAM from Australia, Celebrity Master Chef Kent Vatcharavee Visetpohchanatip, Malaysia’s very own Celebrity Master Chef Wan and other illustrious names from the gourmet world who have flown in from various parts of the globe. World Gourmet’s Patron is Puan Sri Datin Seri (Dr.) Susan Cheah, Sunway Group EXCO member, who is a true gourmand in heart and soul.

In conjunction with the awards, there is the One Caring Heart corporate social responsibility initiative where funds are raised for underprivileged communities and outstanding philanthropists are recognised for their contributions to the campaign.

40 Generic Awards :


1. The Muffin House Sdn Bhd
2. Baan Thai Seafood and Thai Cuisine
3. KyoChon 1991- Malaysia
4. Robataya Izakaya Japanese Restaurant
5. Zok Noodle House
6. ToGather Cafe
7. The Resort Cafe
8. Grandma Food Pantry
9. Shell Out Seafood Restaurant
10. La Taste Restaurant
11. Petit Mary Petisserie
12. Maria’s Steakcafe
13. Fu Er Dai Dim Sum Restaurant
14. Siew Kei Pork NoodleRestaurant
15. You Kee Sdn Bhd
16. The Toast & Roast
17. Nasi Kukus My Mama
18. Signature Waffle
19. The Olive Tree Restaurant
20. Rock Bottom Kitchen + Bar
21. Two Chefs Lab Japanese Restaurant
22. Leaf & Co. Cafe
23. Nicsmann 1940s by Lewré
24. Samy and Min Bak Kut Teh Malaysia
25. JuiceLab (Pulpy Juice Sdn Bhd)
26. Good Chen
27. Poh Loong Restaurant Sdn Bhd
28. DShanghai Dimsum
29. Paradise Dynasty
30. Restoran Zu Chuan
31. Best Month Confinement Centre
32. Monroe Restaurant
33. Nadeje Kitchen Sdn Bhd
34. Chuen Hainanese Chicken Rice & Noodle
35. Restaurant Ming Chu
36. Brazzo
37. NR Instant Produce Limited – Best Sriracha Sauce
38. Shan Cheng (Ipoh Delicacies)
39. The Lighthouse CGC
40. Art of Dao

10 Outstanding Master Chef Awards :

By Cuisine
1. Top Outstanding Master Chef (Asian Cuisine) : Chef Koh Choon Hong
2. Top Outstanding Master Chef (Chinese Cuisine) : Chef Alan Wong
3. Top Outstanding Master Chef (Western Cuisine) : Chef TK Dong
4. Top Outstanding Master Chef (S.E.A. Cuisine) : Chef Alexander Chong

By Countries
1. Top Outstanding Master Chef (Hong Kong) : Chef Leung Seng Wai
2. Top Outstanding Master Chef (South Korea) : Chef Alan Chan Wai Lun
3. Top Outstanding Master Chef (Thailand) : Chef Kent Vatcharavee Visetpohchanatip
4. Top Outstanding Master Chef (China) : Chef Zhao Ming Jian
5. Top Outstanding Young Chef (Malaysia) : Chef Zeniq Chiam, (Astro Go Shop!)
6. Top Outstanding Young Chef (Macao) : Chef Sandra Niza Barros

3 Outstanding Personality Awards :
1. Top Outstanding Gourmet Ambassador: Puan Sri Nisa Bakri Zinin
2. Top Outstanding Gourmet TV Host : Gary Yap, (Ho Chak!)
3. Top Outstanding PR & Media Personality : Brian Lee, LikeMedia

TOP 10 AWARDS :
1. TOP HEALTHY DRINK – JuiceLab
2. TOP POPULAR DESSERT – Nadeje Cake
3. TOP HERITAGE CAFE – Leaf & Co. Cafe
4. TOP RESORT CAFE – The Resort Cafe, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa
5. TOP CREATIVE EXCELLENCE – Petit Mary Petisserie
6. TOP BRAND EXCELLENCE – KyoChon 1991
7. TOP LIFETSYLE RESTAURANT – Rock Bottom Bar + Kitchen
8. TOP AUTHENTIC CUISINE RESTAURANT – You Kee XO
9. TOP MOST PROMISING RESTAURANT – Zok Noodle House
10. RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR – Paradise Dynasty

MASTER CHEF OF THE YEAR :
Master Chef Jeffrey Tan, OAM

Gourmet City of the Year :
MACAO

TOP OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION CELEBRITY MASTER CHEF :
Master Chef Martin Yan

Guest of Honour
– Yang Berhormat Puan Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin (Minister of Housing and Local Government)

Patron
– Puan Sri Datin Seri Dr Susan Cheah

Master Chef of Honour
– Adjunct Prof. Datuk Chef Redzuawan Ismail a.k.a. Datuk Chef Wan

Ambassador
– Master Chef Jeffrey Tan, OAM

There are some merchant booth located at the hall…

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

I’m glad that Alphotos and I be part of the World Top Gourmet Team and supporting partner. This is the platform for local and asian restaurant, for foodie to get know with more hidden gems, to gives recognition for chef that putting all the effort into making delicious food. Let’s looking forwards for the 3rd year, World Top Gourmet 2019.

See you at the TOP.

Alan Lim at World Top Gourmet Awards 2018

Batik Shirt designed by Farel Mikhail Malaysia


About World Gourmet

World Gourmet was established to serve as a platform to stimulate the economy by inciting growth of the food and beverage (F&B) sector as well as promote cross learning, networking, and economic opportunities for members within the 10 ASEAN countries, China, Taiwan, India, Korea, Japan and Australia.

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