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Seamless Announces the Winners of the CRAVED Restaurant Awards at GoogaMoogaThe Great GoogaMooga Festivalgoers Choose the Top Local Restaurants Represented at the Event (May 23, 2012)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/23/12 -- Seamless (http://www.seamless.com), the leading mobile and online service for ordering delivery and takeout food from more than 10,000 restaurants in the US and UK, and the Great GoogaMooga, a festival of food, drink and music held this past weekend in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, announced the winners of the CRAVED Awards at GoogaMooga on Tuesday.
Voted by festival attendees through Twitter and the Great GoogaMooga's website and mobile app, winners were chosen across six categories to recognize the restaurants that make hungry GoogaMooga goers happy. In addition to supporting their favorite eateries, CRAVED voters were entered to win a meal from participating restaurants.
"Bringing together some of the best restaurants, breweries, winemakers and live music performances this city has to offer, the Great GoogaMooga Festival was a quintessentially New York event," said Jonathan Zabusky, Seamless CEO. "Seamless' CRAVED awards identify the best restaurants in a variety of categories across the nation annually; the GoogaMooga festival gave us an excellent opportunity to extend this awards program and highlight some of the delicious restaurants in this great city."
CRAVED Awards Categories:
The Great GoogaMooga CRAVED Awards categories were designed to portray the breadth and depth of cuisines represented at this year's festival. The winning restaurants in each category are:
Between the Bread: Little Muenster's Oaxaca Grilled Cheese Sandwich
From the Sea: Luke's Lobster's Lobster Roll
Sweetest Treat: Big Gay Ice Cream's Ginger Curry Shake
Off the Bone: Bromberg Bros. Blue Ribbon's Fried Chicken Wings
Greatest Greens: Mother-in-Law's Kimchi's Spring Seasonal Kimchi
Slice of Heaven: Roberta's Bee Sting & Soppressata Pizza
The CRAVED Award winners were announced Tuesday on Seamless' blog, The Delivery Bag. Winning restaurant partners that are available on Seamless will have the option to tout the award on their Seamless profile, alerting Seamless' more than 1.5 million members that Great GoogaMooga festivalgoers deemed its restaurant the best in class. All winning restaurants will receive a plaque, featuring their distinctive honor.
In November 2011, Seamless held the First Annual CRAVED Awards, which recognizes exceptional restaurants in seven of Seamless' top metro areas through customer-only voting. By offering restaurants a unique opportunity to stand out among their peers, CRAVED furthers the support Seamless provides its restaurant partners in marketing, customer retention and new customer acquisition. The awards also bolster Seamless' position as the leading destination for local restaurant discovery and decision-making, adding a new level of information to the already rich ratings and reviews system on the site.
Seamless is the most trusted and comprehensive source for local restaurant information and ordering. The company has made finding and ordering food from local restaurants fun and easy for more than 1.5 million members and many of the world's largest companies. Through Seamless.com, MenuPages.com, and mobile applications for iPad®, iPhone®, Android , and BlackBerry ®, the company offers access to over 45,000 menus, 200,000 user-generated ratings and reviews, and exclusive discounts from restaurants in Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Houston, Austin, Seattle, Portland, Miami, London, and other US cities. Seamless facilitated more than $400 million in food orders from its more than 10,000 restaurant partners in 2011. Seamless is an independent, privately held company.
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