Miss Shirley's was awarded the prize for Maryland's favorite food truck and The Brewer's Art was awarded Craft Beer Program of the Year on Monday night at the Restaurant Association of Maryland's 58th Annual McCormick Stars of the Industry Awards Gala.
The food truck and craft beer categories were new this year.
Award winners in other categories were:
Maryland’s Favorite New Restaurant 2012- de Lazy Lizard, Ocean City
2012 Chef of the Year- Jeff Smith – The Chameleon Cafe
2012 Favorite Bar or Tavern - Shenanigan’s Irish Pub & Grille, Ocean City
Wine & Beverage Program of the Year- Mr. Rain’s Fun House
Allied Member of the Year- MICROS – Represented by, Henry Pertman
The Brice & Shirley Phillips Lifetime Industry Achievement Award- William & Julianne Gibbs – Dough Roller
The Otto Schellhase Award- Randy Marriner – Victoria Gastro Pub
The McCormick Cornerstone Award Recipients- Glory Days Grill, Silver Diner, Ryleigh’s Oyster, Brew River Restaurant & Bar, CarterQue Barbeque & Grilling Co.
Maryland Hospitality Hall of Honor – Fitzgerald’s Shamrock Restaurant, Dean’s Restaurant, Olney Grille, Holly’s Restaurant, Rip’s Country Inn
Maryland ProStart Teacher of the Year - Lisa Christhilf – Western School of Technology
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