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SELANNE STEAK TAVERN RECEIVES “BEST SERVICE” DISTINCTION AT 2017 GOLDEN FOODIE AWARDS CEREMONY

Published: 09/26/2017
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. - At the 2017 annual Golden Foodie Awards ceremony, emceed by Food Network celebrity Simon Majumdar and held last night at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, around 250 people were on hand as Selanne Steak Tavern was presented a Golden Foodie Award for Best Service.

The Golden Foodies - the People's Choice Food Awards - honors excellence in the world of restaurants, chefs, bartenders, food, drinks and hospitality. Results are culled from online nominating and voting by industry professionals, avid restaurant devotees and other influencers.

During the six-year history of the Golden Foodie Awards, Selanne Steak Tavern has received four other recognitions, including Best Steak for the restaurant's outstanding menu execution, service and overall program in 2016; Best Wine in 2015; and Best New Restaurant and Best Steak in 2014.

"To be recognized again by the Golden Foodie Awards is an ongoing testament to the devotion and professionalism of each member of our outstanding staff," said Selanne Steak Tavern's co-owner Teemu Selanne. "Kevin Pratt and I are thrilled our restaurant has won this industry validation especially on the heels of being recognized by Wine Spectator magazine for our wine program." Selanne Steak Tavern recently garnered the "Best of Award of Excellence," granted to only 1,168 restaurants globally from the prestigious magazine.

About Selanne Steak Tavern
Selanne Steak Tavern, located at 1464 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach, opened in November 2013 and is owned by Hockey Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne and local Orange County businessman Kevin Pratt. Housed in a reimagined 1934 historic home along the Pacific Coast, it's an upscale contemporary steak house with an upstairs dining room, downstairs tavern and bar area, a wine room for more intimate dining and two patios for alfresco dining. The restaurant supports local farms and fisheries that practice sustainability and humane practices. Menus feature the finest of steaks and seafood served with a variety of accompaniments enhanced by herbs from the restaurant's herb garden. Along with its carefully selected California-focused wine list, craft signature cocktails are created from quality farmers' market produce, homemade mixers and top-notch shelf spirits. Adjacent to the restaurant is TS Gourmet Shoppe offering a wide range of specialty foods including aged prime meats cut to order, as well as signed Teemu Selanne Moscow Mule mugs and apparel.

Selanne Steak Tavern is open for dinner only, nightly starting at 5 p.m. For reservations and more information, call 949-715-9881 or visit www.selannesteaktavern.com.

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