The 2008 IRHAS
Presented By
the International Restuarant & Hotel Awards

November 16th, 2008 | The Beverly Hilton Hotel
Beverly Hills, California, USA

The 2008 IRHAS gala ceremony honored IRHA Award Honorees, Supporting Recipients, Traveler's Vote Award Recipients and Grand Award Hotels and Restaurants from the International Restaurant & Hotel Awards competition on November 16th, 2008 at the home of the Golden Globes, the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, California, USA. The star-studded gala ceremony was hosted by Mark DeCarlo from Taste of America on the Travel Channel and included a Spotlight on New Orleans.

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Hosted by Mark DeCarlo from the Travel Channel"

Hosted by
Mark DeCarlo
from Taste of America
on the Travel Channel USA


2008 IRHAS HONOREES

Lifetime Achievement
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Héctor Ceballos-Lascuráin

Achievement in Wine
Robert Mondavi
Robert Mondavi

Achievement in Design
Philippe Starck
Philippe Starck

Visionary Award
Costas Christ
Costas Christ

Achievement in
Travel

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Michael Palin

Achievement in
Food & Dining
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Carlo Petrini of
Slow Food

Spotlight On New Orleans



2008 SUPPORTING RECIPIENTS

Travel & Dining
Publication of the Year

Arthur Frommer's
Budget Travel
Marketing Campaign
of the Year

Travelocity
The Roaming Gnome


Traveler's Vote Awards

Move mouse over each award to view the 2008 Nominees


Best of Travel &
Dining in TV

"Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations"
Top Chef Season 3
BRAVO
Host: Tom Colicchio and Padma Lakshmi
Producer/s: Frances Berwick, Andy Cohen, Dan Cutforth,
Jane Lipsitz, Shauna Minoprio, Dave Serwatka


James Martin's Brittany
UKTV Food
Host: James Martin

The Amazing Race Season 12
CBS
Host: Phil Keoghan
Producer/s: Bertram van Munster

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
TRAVEL CHANNEL USA
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Producer/s: Myleeta Aga, Christopher Collins, Rennik Soholt, Lydia Tenaglia

Best of Travel & Dining on the RADIO
"Around The World"
KZSB AM 1290
Santa Barbara
The Food Programme
Station: BBC Radio 4 (United Kingdom)

Around The World
Station: KZSB AM 1290 Santa Barbara, CA (United States)

The Travel Show with Arthur Frommer
Station: WOR 710 HD New York (United States)

Chef's Challenge
Station: 702 ABC Sydney (Australia)

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Director/s: Wes Anderson

Ratatouille (2007)
Disney/Pixar Animation Studio
Director/s: Brad Bird Co-director : Jan Pinkava

Into the Wild (2007)
Paramount Pictures
Director/s: Sean Penn

The Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Neil Mandt Production
Director/s: Neil Mandt

http://chow.com/
http://worldreviewer.com/
http://kiwicollection.com/
http://travelistic.com/

Travel Editor/s of the Year

Travel & Leisure Magazine
Nancy Novogrod
Wallpaper Magazine
Publisher: Neil Sumner
Editor/s: Sara Henrichs

Vogue Entertaining + Travel - Australia Magazine
Publisher: News Magazines Pty Ltd.
Editor/s: Trudi Jenkins & Sarah Nicholson

Travel & Leisure Magazine
Publisher: American Express Publishing Corporation
Editor/s: Nancy Novogrod

Let's Go Travel Guides
Publisher: Let's Go Publications, Inc.
Editor/s: Let's Go Travel Guides' Editing Team


Food & Dining Editor/s of the Year

New York Magazine
Rob Patronite & Robin Raisfeld
Cucina & Vini Magazine
Publisher: Gianfilippo Coletta
Editor/s: Francesco D'Agostino, Alessandra Marzolini

www.Eater.com
Publisher: Curbed Network
Editor/s: Ben Leventhal & Lockhart Steele

Cool Restaurants Guides
Publisher: Hendrik teNeues
Editor/s: Cool Restaurants Editing Team

New York Magazine
Publisher: New York Media Holdings, LLC
Editor/s: Rob Patronite, Robin Raisfeld

2008 GRAND AWARD RECIPIENTS
Click here to view the 2008 nominees

International Value Restaurant of the Year

Glen Etive - Havelock North, Hastings, New Zealand

International Moderate Restaurant of the Year

Cochon - New Orleans, LA, United States

International Luxury Restaurant of the Year

Fearing’s - Dallas, Texas, United States

International Value Hotel of the Year

Hotel Sigiriya Near Colombo -Sri Lanka

International Moderate Hotel of the Year

Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao -Bilbao, Spain

International Luxury Hotel of the Year

The Beach House at Manafaru Maldives -Male, Maldives



BEST NEW RESTUARANTS OF THE YEAR

Value - Glen Etive - Havelock North, Hastings, New Zealand

Moderate -
Cochon - New Orleans, LA, United States

Luxury - Hotel Gastronomique de Echoput Hoog Soeren - Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands



BEST NEW HOTELS OF THE YEAR

Value - Ace Hotel Portland - Portland, Oregon, United States

Moderate - HOSPES VILLA PAULITA - Barcelona, Spain

Luxury - The Beach House at Manafaru Maldives - Male, Maldives


Additional information on the IRHAS Honorees, Traveler's Vote Awards and Grand Awards Click Here

IRHA is a division of International Hospitality Awards, Inc.

 

 




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