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2009 Concierge Choice Awards Winners Announced

October 30, 2009 - by Kristopher Carpenter
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2009 Concierge Choice Awards



The New York City Association of Hotel Concierges and Davler Media Group, parent company of City Guide and Promenade, hosted the annual Concierge Choice Awards Dinner at Tavern on the Green on October 5th, 2009. This annual black tie event celebrates the hospitality and service industry in New York City, and each year nominees in multiple categories are awarded for their excellence.

Please join us in congratulating the winners, and the nominees. 


Winner: Top of the Rock


The Empire State Building
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
The Central Park Observancy


Cultural Institutions

Winner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nominees --

The Frick Collection
The Museum of Modern Art
The Morgan Library & Museum
Neue Galerie



Winner: Christine Fuchs, Scalinatella

Nominees --

Jenny Cheng, Maloney & Porcelli
Chad Kennedy, Bar Americain
Mariela Gonzalez, Estiatorio Milos


Maite'd / Manager

Winner: Armel Green, La Grenouille

Nominees --

Maurizio Chiovaro, Quality Meats
Felix Albano, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Maite Montenegro, Daniel

Brunch Restaurant

Winner: Park Avenue Spring

Nominees --

Sarabeth's Kitchen


Pre-Theater Dining

Winner: La Masseria

Nominees --

DB Bistro Moderne
Lattanzi Ristorante
Bond 45


Casual Dining

Winner: Serafina: Fabulous Grill   

Nominees --

BLT Market
Wollensky's Grill


Elegant Dining  

Winner: La Grenouille

Nominees --

Le Bernardin


Department Store

Winner: Bloomingdale's

Nominees --

Saks Fifth Avenue
Bergdorf Goodman
Henri Bendel 1895


Specialty Store    

Winner: The Apple Store

Nominees --

J & R Music & Computer World
B & H Photo, Video & Pro Audio



Winner: Helicopter Flight Services 

Nominees --

Gray Line
Circle Line Sightseeing at 42nd St.
My Kind of Town



Winner: NY Water Taxi

Nominees --

NY Waterway
Helicopter Flight Services, Inc.
Circle Line Sightseeing at 42nd St.



Winner: The Peninsula Spa by ESPA

Nominees --

Guerlain Spa at The Waldorf=Astoria
Allure Day Spa & Hair Design



Winner: Pink Elephant

Nominees --

Marquee Event Facility & Nightclub
M2 Ultra Lounge


Community Choice Award    

Winner: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Hall

Accepted on Mayor Bloomberg's behalf by Fred Dixon of NYC & Co.

Nominees --

Sante Calandri, Bice Ristorante
Lee Guerrera, Onboard Tours
Mark Bau, Soriee

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