Chef Bernard Awards

Bernard Guillas / Marine Room Restaurant

Chef Bernard Receives Master Chef Award 2011

Chef Bernard International Association Of Culinary Professionals Award 2011

 

Recent Marine Room Awards & Honors

  • GoGoBot.com #1 Best Loved Restaurant USA
  • AAA 4-Diamond Rating, The Marine Room
  • Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA) Top 500 Best Restaurants in North America
  • The Daily Meal Most Romantic USA
  • Travel and Leisure Magazine Most Romantic Restaurant in USA
  • Diners’ Choice Award, Top 100 List for Most Scenic View USA OpenTable
  • The People’s Choice AwardCRA Gold Medallion Award, Union Tribune
  • Ranch and Coast Best Chef
  • Silver Fork Award San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles
  • Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
  • Gault Millaut Award 2 Toques 16/20 rating
  • Best 25 San Diego RestaurantsZagat
  • Gold Medallion Award, Best Hotel RestaurantSan Diego Restaurant Association
  • Best Fine Dining944 Magazine
  • Best Fine DiningSan Diego Union Tribune Reader’s Poll
  • Best FrenchCritic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Best Restaurant Nation’s Restaurant News Hall of Fame
  • Best of the Best, Money No Object People’s Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Golden Scepter Award Southern California Restaurant Writers Association
  • Best Restaurant in San Diego Travel + Leisure en Espanol
  • Best Restaurant in San DiegoAOL CityGuide’s City’s Best
  • Top 10 Best Special Occasion Restaurant Gayot
  • Best Dining with a View People’s and Critics Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Best Dining with a ViewSan Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles
  • Most Scenic Restaurant Best of the Best Reader’s Poll, San Diego Union-Tribune
  • Best Surfside Dining in San Diego AOL CityGuide’s City’s Best
  • Best Restaurant to Celebrate a Special Occasion San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles
  • Most Romantic Restaurant Best of the Best Reader’s Poll, San Diego Union-Tribune
  • Most RomanticRanch & Coast Magazine Reader’s Choice
  • Most Romantic San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll
  • Best Romantic Restaurant KGTV Channel 10 A List
  • Most Romantic Restaurant: People’s Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Most Romantic Reader’s Choice, La Jolla Village News
  • Best Romantic Restaurant City Beat Magazine
  • Most Romantic Restaurant944 Magazine Platinum Awards
  • Best Service People’s Choice and Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Best Overall Restaurant ServiceReader’s Choice, La Jolla Village News
  • Best Service San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll

 

Recent Chef Bernard Awards & Honors

  • Maître Cuisinier de France Master Chefs of France
  • Chefs Hall of Fame San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles
  • Chef in America American Masters of Taste Gold Medal
  • American Chefs Hall of Fame International Restaurant & Hospitality Rating Bureau’s
  • Chef of the Year Award Chef Magazine
  • Best Chef in San Diego Gold Medallion Award
  • Best Chef San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll
  • Best Chef People’s Choice and Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Best Chef Reader’s Choice, La Jolla Village News
  • Best Chef Award Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine
  • Multiple Featured Guest Chef James Beard House
  • America’s Rising Star Chef PBS and Food Arts Magazine 15 chefs series
  • Flying Pans: Two Chefs One World Winner Book of the Year “Best Chef and Restaurant” and “People’s Choice” IACP
  • Flying Pans: Two Chefs One World Top 10 Cookbook Finalist, Book Expo America
  • Flying Pans: Winner Cookbook of the Year San Diego Book Award Association

 

And some from our archive…..

  • Awarded Maître Cuisiniers de France (Master Chefs of France) Bernard Guillas : Inducted March 2011
  • Winner Book of the Year: Flying Pans:Two Chefs-One World” International Association of Culinary Professional – categories “Best Chef and Restaurant” and “People’s Choice”. Top 3 finalists “Food Styling & Photography.
  • Top 10 Cookbook Finalist Book Expo America: “Flying Pans:Two Chefs-One World” 2010
  • Winner : San Diego Book Award Association Cookbook of the Year 2010
  • Most Romantic: Ranch & Coast Magazine Reader’s Choice (2011)
  • Best Chef, Bernard Guillas: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll (2006-2007, 2009, 2010)
  • Best Restaurant to Celebrate a Special Occasion: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll(2005-2007, 2009, 2010)
  • Top 10 Chef, Bernard Guillas: San Diego Reader (2000, 2010)
  • Best Romantic Restaurant: City Beat Magazine, Readers’ Poll Winner (2006, 2010)
  • Top Three Best Seafood: La Jolla Light’s Best of La Jolla (2010)
  • Most Romantic: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll (2005-2007, 2009)
  • Best Dining with a View: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll (2006, 2009)
  • Chefs Hall of Fame Finalist, Bernard Guillas: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles (2010)
  • Best Romantic Restaurant: KGTV Channel 10 A List (2008-2009)
  • Most Romantic Restaurant: People’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (1996-2006, 2009, 2010)
  • Best Chef, Bernard Guillas: People’s Choice and Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (1996-2003, 2005-2007, 2009)
  • Overall Favorite: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll (2009)
  • Best Service: People’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (2001-2003, 2005-2007) and Critic’s Choice (2009)
  • “The People’s Choice” Award: San Diego Union-Tribune / Presented at the California Restaurant Association’s Gold Medallion Award Dinner (2000-2004, 2006-2008)
  • Best Dining with a View: People’s and Critics Choice, San Diego Magazine (1996-2008)
  • Best Overall Restaurant Service: Reader’s Choice, La Jolla Village News (2008)
  • Best Chef, Bernard Guillas: Reader’s Choice, La Jolla Village News (2008, 2009)
  • Most Romantic: Reader’s Choice, La Jolla Village News (2008, 2009)
  • Best Service: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, Readers Poll (2006-2007)
  • Best of the Best, Money No Object: People’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (1997, 2001, 2004-2007)
  • Best Restaurant in San Diego: AOL CityGuide’s City’s Best (2006-2007)
  • Best Surfside Dining in San Diego: AOL CityGuide’s City’s Best (2006-2007)
  • Silver Fork Award: San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles (1992, 2001-2006)
  • Wine Spectator: Award of Excellence (1990- 1992, 2001-2006)
  • Most Romantic Restaurant: 944 Magazine 2006 Platinum Awards
  • Best Fine Dining: 944 Magazine 2006 Platinum Awards
  • Best Restaurant in San Diego 2005: Travel + Leisure en Espanol (2005)
  • Best Dining with a View: Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (2004-2005)
  • Best Chef Award, Bernard Guillas: Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (1996-2003, 2005)
  • Gault Millaut Award: 2 Toques 16/20 rating (1998, 1999, 2004, 2005)
  • Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA): Top 500 Best Restaurants in North America (1992-2005)
  • Chef of the Year” Award: Chef Magazine (2004)
  • International Restaurant & Hospitality Rating Bureau’s American Chefs Hall of Fame: Bernard Guillas inducted as one of only 14th chefs to receive this honor (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
  • Best Fine Dining”: San Diego Union Tribune Reader’s Poll (2004)
  • American Academy of Restaurant & Hospitality Sciences: Top 80 US Chefs and Gold Award for the Marine Room (1994-2004)
  • Nation’s Restaurant News Hall of Fame: Marine Room is one of only two restaurants in the San Diego area to receive this honor (2003)
  • Zagat’s San Diego Survey: Best 25 San Diego Restaurants (1996-2003)
  • Best French: Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (2003)
  • Best of the Best: Reader’s Poll, San Diego Union-Tribune (1998) and People’s Choice and Critic’s Choice, San Diego Magazine (2003)
  • Best Atmosphere: Best of the Best Reader’s Poll, San Diego Union-Tribune (1997-2002)
  • 2001 Best Chef in San Diego” Gold Medallion Award Winner Bernard Guillas: California Restaurant Association, San Diego Chapter (2001) – Also nominated for this award (1997-2000)
  • Featured Chef San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau: National Media Promotion (2000)
  • Member San Diego Regional Team: James Beard House, (September 2000)
  • Southern California Restaurant Writers Association “Golden Scepter Award”: One of only 14 restaurants in Southern California to receive this highest honor. (1999)
  • Most Scenic Restaurant: Best of the Best Reader’s Poll, San Diego Union-Tribune (1998)
  • Most Romantic Restaurant: Best of the Best Reader’s Poll, San Diego Union-Tribune (1997, 1998)
  • America’s Rising Star Chef: Selected by a panel from Food Arts Magazine, Guillas is one of 15 chefs chosen for this prestigious cookbook and PBS television series (1996). Also featured in Food Arts Magazine as a result (1996)
  • San Diego Restaurant Association: Gold Medallion Award, Best Hotel Restaurant: The Marine Room was a finalist (1995, 1996)
  • Evian Natural Spring Water & Gourmet Magazine’s Healthy Menu Awards: Finalist (1995)
  • Travel Holiday: Good Value Dining Award (1992)
  • Prosper Montagne: 2nd place prize (1984, 1987)

 

Recent Media:

Television

The Today Show / NBC San Diego

Fox 5 San Diego / CW6 San Diego

CBS 8 San Diego / KUSI San Diego

UT-TV San Diego / KTLA Los Angeles

Good Day Maine / Good Morning Phoenix

 

Radio

KPBS Radio / Food and Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen

Lick the Plate with David Boylan / Into the Soup with Heidi Lee

Jeff and Jer Radio Show / The Walrus

KPRZ San Diego / KYXY San Diego

 

Culinary Websites and Videos

Inspired Chef by Marshall Williams / Chef’s Insight

Chef’s Roll / You Tube

E-How / Vital Recipes with Lee Kum Kee

Sharp Grossmont / Living Fit

Taste of Korea / Just Desserts the Movie

Great Chefs of the World

 

Print

Gourmet Retailer / Gourmet Business News

Vive Magazine / Cayman Islands Journal Lifestyles

Savor / Dining Out

O Globo / UT San Diego

Sunset Magazine / Miami Times

Food Buzz / Ranch and Coast

San Diego Magazine / The Californian

North County Times / San Diego City Beat

Kitchen Shrink / San Diego Food News

Star Chefs / Cathay Pacific Inflight Magazine

Liquid Living / San Diego Reader

Food Channel / San Diego.Com

La Jolla Patch / Riviera Magazine

Global Flavors / Seafood Business News

National Culinary Review / Chef Magazine

Style Maker / Culinary Trends

Las Vegas Israelite / Orlando Sentinel

 

Blogs

Little Yellow Kitchen / Sign on San Diego

San Diego Food Finds / Everyday Opera

The Divine Dish / The Social Diary

Wasabi Green / Newf In My Soup

Sensual Palate / Discover San Diego

Local Secret / World of Food and Wine

The Food Addicts / She Sez

Courant / Housewares

Mad Hungry Woman / Gourmet Pigs

Peter Bolland Blogspot

 

Contributing Author

Andy Husband’s Burger Book / San Diego Chef’s Table

Brew Food / Living Coastal

San Diego Restaurant Cookbook

 

 

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