NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2013) - Seamless, a GrubHub Seamless brand, today announced the New York-based winners of the third annual CRAVED Restaurant Awards. Given to takeout restaurants deemed exceptional by Seamless diners, this year's CRAVED Awards highlight restaurants in a diverse set of categories, including CRAVED's "Best of the Best" award, which will be announced at the second annual CRAVED Awards Tasting Party on Nov. 21.
Seamless diners were asked to vote online for their favorite eateries across eight different categories. The complete 2013 New York CRAVED Restaurant Awards categories and winners list includes:
- Most Authentic Import - Haru, for bringing bona fide global cuisine to NYC
- Hangover Cure - Murray's Bagels, for helping to get you out of bed after a late night
- Post-Workout Fuel - CHOPT, for recharging after a major gym session
- Cheap Eats - Blockheads, for providing delicious eats at a great price
- Sweetest Treats - Momofuku Milk Bar, for satisfying your sweet tooth
- Best Pizza - Joe's Pizza, for delivering the perfect takeout staple, every time
- Game Day Go-To - Bareburger, for making football Sunday awesome
- Best New Restaurant - 5 Napkin Burger, for coming onto Seamless in 2013 and changing diners' lives
"New York's CRAVED Award winners are a true reflection of the city's tastes and preferences," said Jonathan Zabusky, president, GrubHub Seamless. "With CRAVED, we are able to celebrate the success of restaurants that work every day to provide the best possible takeout and delivery experience. This annual awards program affords us a fun opportunity to share the love that our diners have for their favorite Seamless restaurants."
Launched in 2011, the annual Seamless CRAVED Restaurant Awards are designed to celebrate the more than 25,000 takeout restaurants in the GrubHub Seamless network. Historically, diners have voted on their favorite restaurants across several fun, relevant food categories. This is the first year that the awards culminate in a Best of the Best distinction, given to the takeout restaurant that received the most diner votes, across the board. The 2013 Best of the Best winner will be named at the second annual CRAVED Awards Tasting Party on the evening of Nov. 21. 100 percent of the party's proceeds will benefit the Food Bank For New York City.
"We love Seamless and winning the best 'I-Wish-I-Could-Have-Made-This-Food' award was great for us and for business!" said Peter Lee, owner of Mooncake Foods, a 2012 CRAVED Awards winning restaurant. "Getting that Craved Awards Badge next to our Seamless restaurant listing just validates our yumminess! Plus it just looks damn cool."
In addition to being designated as a CRAVED winner on the Seamless site, this year's winning restaurants will be able to provide diners with a 20 percent victory discount, starting today through Nov. 13. Please visit the CRAVED Winners page to check out New York's winning restaurants and find the individual promo codes to receive the 20 percent discounts.
To purchase tickets to this year's CRAVED Awards Tasting party, visit http://craved.seamless.com/party/. For more information on Seamless and to find takeout restaurants available in your area, visit www.Seamless.com.
About GrubHub Seamless
GrubHub Seamless is the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. GrubHub Seamless owns a portfolio of brands that includes GrubHub (www.grubhub.com), Seamless (www.seamless.com), MenuPages (www.menupages.com) and Allmenus (www.allmenus.com). The organization's free online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners and 4,000+ corporate businesses to order directly from approximately 25,000 takeout restaurants in more than 500 U.S. cities and London, and every order is supported by the organization's 24/7 customer service. GrubHub Seamless is a privately held company with offices in Chicago, New York, Salt Lake City and London.