Recently Florida Trend Golden Spoon Awards were announced. This year Pensacola has the largest number of recipients in the panhandle. The Golden Spoon award is the oldest and one of the most coveted dining awards in our state. There is generally only 100 restaurants awarded throughout Florida. The award is given to fine dining restaurants that have demonstrated consistency in high standards and longevity, usually earned after three years in business or more.
• Global Grill - International --Chef Frank Taylor
• Grand Marlin - Seafood ---Chef Gregg McCarthy
• Restaurant Iron - New Southern Alex McPhail
• Union Public House - Gastropub
Hall of Fame Winners ( these have won multiple Golden Spoon Awards)