Winners

2017 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

BEST BOOTH AT TASTE FEST
WINNER: Tate Island Grill at Sandpearl Resort

2nd PLACE: Beachside Hospitality (Crabby’s Bar & Grill/Crabby’s Dockside/Salty’s Island Bar & Grille)
3rd PLACE: Bob Heilman’s Beachcomber Restaurant & Bobby’s Bistro Wine Bar

BEST OF THE TASTE
WINNER: SANDBAR at Opal Sands Resort

2nd PLACE: Bob Heilman’s Beachcomber Restaurant
3rd PLACE: Evy’s Terrace Bar & Bistro at Hampton Inn & Suites

BEST APPETIZER
WINNER: Salty’s Island Bar & Grille

2nd PLACE: Jimmy Hula’s
3rd PLACE: Crabby’s Dockside

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: Ocean Hai at Wyndham Grand Resort

2nd PLACE: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant
3rd PLACE: Jimmy's Fish House at Holiday Inn & Suites

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: Spotted Donkey Cantina

2nd PLACE: Crabby's Dockside
3rd PLACE: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Salty's Island Bar & Grille

2nd PLACE: Salt Cracker Fish Camp
3rd PLACE: Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Chef Hector Hernandez - Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

2nd PLACE: Chef Justin Weaver - Watercolour Steakhouse & Grille
3rd PLACE: Chef Michael Crosby - Sea Guini Seafood Restaurant at Opal Sands Resort

BEST SERVER
Yudis Avila

Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

BEST BARTENDER
Matt Moscato

Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
Mike Mastruserio

PROforma N&M Communications

2016 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

BEST BOOTH AT TASTE FEST
WINNER: Tate Island Grill at Sandpearl Resort

2nd PLACE: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber & Bobby's Bistro
3rd PLACE: Crabby's Bar & Grill

BEST OF THE TASTE
WINNER: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

2nd PLACE: Island Way Grill
3rd PLACE: King's Pizza & Grill

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: ClearSky beachside cafe

2nd PLACE: Crabby's Bar & Grill
3rd PLACE: Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: Bobby's Bistro & Wine Bar

2nd PLACE: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
3rd PLACE: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

BEST PIZZA/FLATBREAD
WINNER: Jimmy's Fish House & Iguana Bar

2nd PLACE: Ocean Flame Interactive Buffet at Shephard's Beach Resort
3rd PLACE: Crabby's Bar & Grill

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Chef Hector Hernandez - Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

2nd PLACE: Chef Justin Weaver - Watercolour Steakhouse & Grille
3rd PLACE: Chef Michael Crosby - Sea Guini Seafood Restaurant at Opal Sands Resort

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Salty's Island Bar & Grille

2nd PLACE: Salt Cracker Fish Camp
3rd PLACE: Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

BEST SERVER
Kelly (K.K.) Klotz

Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

BEST BARTENDER
Matt Moscato

Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant

2015 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

BEST BOOTH AT TASTE FEST
WINNER: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber/Bobby's Bistro

2nd PLACE: Caretta on the Gulf/Sandpearl
3rd PLACE: Crabby Bill's Clearwater Beach

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Chef Sean Ragan - Caretta on the Gulf/ Sandpearl

2nd PLACE: Chef Richard Preston - SHOR American Seafood Grill/ Hyatt
3rd PLACE: Chef Hector Hernandez - Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

BEST APPETIZER
WINNER: Cork-n-Brew Bistro

2nd PLACE: Villa Bellini Restaurant & Lounge
3rd PLACE: The Reef Steak and Seafood Co.

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

2nd PLACE: The Reef Steak and Seafood CO.
3rd PLACE: Surfside Tap House

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

2nd PLACE: Shephard's Ocean Flame
3rd PLACE: Cooters Restaurant & Bar

BEST PIZZA ON THE BEACH
WINNER: Crabby's Bar & Grill

2nd PLACE: Crabby Bill's Clearwater
3rd PLACE: Clear Sky beachside cafe

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Clear Sky beachside cafe

2nd PLACE: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
3rd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

Cooters Restaurant & Bar

BEST SERVER
Carmella Watts

Clear Sky beachside cafe

BEST BARTENDER
Jessica Hamilton

Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe

OUTSTANDING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Sheri Heilman

Heilman's Restaurants Inc.

2014 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Chef Bobby Shirley - Clear Sky beachside cafe

2nd PLACE: Chef Hector Hernandez – Bob Heilman’s Beachcomber Restaurant
3rd PLACE: Chef Shane Brandow – Jimmy’s Fish House

BEST APPETIZER
WINNER: Island Way Grill

2nd PLACE: Bobby’s Bistro
3rd PLACE: Pensare’s Italian Bistro

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: Bob Heilman's Beachcomber

2nd PLACE: Crabby’s Bar & Grill
3rd PLACE: Cork-N-Brew Bistro

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: Jimmy's Fish House

2nd PLACE: Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill
3rd PLACE: Cooters Restaurant & Bar

BEST PIZZA ON THE BEACH
WINNER: Pizza Bizzar

2nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Clear Sky beachside café

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

2nd PLACE: Bob Heilman’s Beachcomber Restaurant
3rd PLACE: Clearsky beachside café

BEST PRESENTATION
Bob Heilman's Beachcomber
CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
Reflection's Restaurant - Hilton Clearwater Beach
BEST BOOTH AT TASTE FEST
Bob Heilman's Beachcomber/Bobby's Bistro
BEST SERVER
Fontana Cugino - Crabby Bill's Seafood Restaurant
BEST BARTENDER
Mandy Thomspon - Crabby's Beachwalk Bar & Grill

2013 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Chef John Harris - Rusty's Bistro

2nd PLACE: Steve Callender - Lobster Pot Bistro
3rd PLACE: Sean Ragan - Caretta on the Gulf

BEST APPETIZER
WINNER: Frenchy's Rockaway Grill

2nd PLACE: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
3rd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: Cooters Restaurant & Bar

2nd PLACE: Frenchys' Rockaway Grill
3rd PLACE: Pensare Italian Bistro

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

2nd PLACE: Island Way Grill
3rd PLACE: Bobby's Bistro

BEST PIZZA ON THE BEACH
WINNER: Pizza Bizzar

2nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Clear Sky beachside cafe

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Frenchy's Rockaway Grill

2nd PLACE: Cooters Restaurant & Bar
3rd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

BEST PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE
Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar
CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
Reflection's Restaurant - Hilton Clearwater Beach
Crabby's Beachwalk Bar & Grill
BEST BOOTH AT BEACH WALK
Caretta's on the Gulf
BEST SERVER
Amanda DeArmas - Crabby's Beachwalk Bar & Grill
BEST BARTENDER
Kim Gonzales - Frenchy's Rockaway Grill
APPRECIATION AWARD
Carol Mears - Cooters Restaurant & Bar

2012 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Rusty's Bistro

2nd PLACE: SHOR American Seafood Grill
3rd PLACE: Lobster Pot Bistro

BEST APPETIZER
WINNER: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

2nd PLACE: SHOR American Seafood Grill
3rd PLACE: Rumba Island Bar & Grill

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: Rumba Island Bar & Grill

22nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Frenchy's Rockaway Grill

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: SHOR American Seafood Grill

2nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Frenchy's South Beach Café

BEST PIZZA ON THE BEACH
WINNER: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

2nd PLACE: Post Corner Pizza
3rd PLACE: Gondolier Pizza

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Rumba Island Bar & Grill

2nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Frenchy's Rockaway Grill

BEST PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE
Watercolour Steakhouse & Grille
CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
Rusty's Bistro
BEST BOOTH AT BEACH WALK
Caretta on the Gulf

2011 CLEARWATER BEACH RESTAURANT WEEK WINNERS

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC CHEF
WINNER: Clear Sky Beachside Café

2nd PLACE: Chang Bistro
3rd PLACE: Rusty’s at the Sheraton

BEST APPETIZER
WINNER: Lobster Pot Bistro

2nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Cesare at the Beach

BEST ENTRÉE
WINNER: Watercolour Steakhouse & Grille

2nd PLACE: Rusty’s at the Sheraton
3rd PLACE: Casanova Restaurant

BEST DESSERT
WINNER: Shor-American Seafood Grill/Hyatt

2nd PLACE: Shepard’s Waterfront Restaurant
3rd PLACE: Marlin Darlin Key West Grill

BEST PIZZA ON THE BEACH
WINNER: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro

2nd PLACE: Gondolier Restaurant & Pizza
3rd PLACE: Clear Sky Cafe

BEST OVERALL EXPERIENCE
WINNER: Gondolier Italian Restaurant & Pizza

2nd PLACE: Clearwater Wine Bar & Bistro
3rd PLACE: Salt Rock Grill

BEST PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE
Canova Restaurant
CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
Whirlwind Events
BEST BOOTH AT BEACH WALK
Caretta’s at the Sandpearl