Renowned chef George Jardine of Jardine Restaurant in Cape Town was named EAT OUT Chef of the Year for the second consecutive year, while legendary food personality Jos Baker was awarded the prestigious EAT OUT Lifetime Achievement Award.
The 2007 EAT OUT Top 10 Restaurants were announced by editor of EAT OUT magazine, Abigail Donnelly. The selection of the EAT OUT Top 10 Restaurants was made following a gruelling judging process with stringent scoring and criteria.
The 2007 EAT OUT Top 10 Restaurants are:
The Tasting Room at Le Quatier Francis
Jardine (Cape Town)
Aubergine (Cape Town)
Bread & Wine (Franschhoek)
Restaurant at Grande Provence (Franschoek)
Ginja (Cape Town)
Roots at the Forum Homini Boutique Hotel (Johannesburg)
The Showroom (Cape Town)
Linger Longer (Johannesburg)
9th Avenue Bistro (Durban)
The Awards were attended by some 300 food fans, including chefs, media personalities and foodies, who turned out to enjoy the glitz, glamour and delightful anticipation of the evening.