For readers, the awards are the ultimate guide to eating in this city. But for those in the industry, it's Oscar night

Video: Inside the awards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbL4eu6kxvE

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Vancouver Magazine editor-in-chief addesses the crowd
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Speaking of crowds, it was a full house at the Sheraton Wall Centre
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There was also a knife skills competition
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And food—lots of food
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The bumping after party at Joey
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And no after party is complete without phenomenal cocktails
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Angus An accepts the Restaurant of the Year Award for Maenam
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Chef of the Year David Gunawan is congratulated by emcee Gloria Macarenko
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Mr. Red Cafe was 2016's winner for Best Vietnamese
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Emcees Stephen Quinn and Gloria Macarenko with Vancouver Magazine publisher Tom Gierasimczuk

Sponsors

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Presenting Sponsor

YP Dine

   Host Sponsor, Media Sponsor, & Knife Skills Sponsor 

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Center ,  CBC Vancouver,  KnifewearRestaurants Canada

A/V Sponsor,  Rental Sponsor, & Event Production 

   PSAVPedersen'sElettra Communication

Showcase Plus Sponsor, Floral Sponsor, & Water Sponsor

Russell Food Equipment LTDFlower FactoryHappy Water

Trade Sponsors

Authentic Wine and Spirit Merchants, BRB Brewing, Burrowing Owl, Charton-Hobbs, Constellation Brands, Culmina Family Estate Winery, Desert Hills Estate Winery, McClelland Beer, Okanagan Crush Pad, Okanagan Spring Brewery, Peacock & Martin, Poplar Grove, Richard Massey Wine and Spirits, Russell Brewing Company, Stanley Park Brewing, Summit Fine Wines, Tinhorn Creek, Trimpac, Sysco, Unsworth Vineyards, Yaletown Distilling Company