foodWelcome to Scott Joseph's Foodster Awards for Independent Restaurants.

The Foodsters are an ongoing program to recognize and celebrate culinary excellence in Central Florida. The Foodsters are open to any business with three or fewer locations -- no chains.

Winners are chosen by you, with your vote. Make your selection in each category carefully -- only one vote is allowed per person.

You may nominate a restaurant for an appropriate category, but make sure it isn't already in the list of nominees. And remember: independent restaurants only.

Best New Restaurant Foodster Award 2022

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Below is the list of nominees for the Best New Restaurant Foodster Award of 2022. Nominees were selected from the list of restaurants that have opened in Central Florida over the past 18 months.

Click the name of the restaurant you’d like to see win the award and then press Vote. After you vote, leave a comment telling us which restaurant you selected and why. We may use your comment when the winners are announced. (Be sure the mention the name of the restaurant in your comment or we won’t know which one you’re referring to.)

Voting will continue through Dec. 28.

Here are the nominees:

Best New Restaurant 2022
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