On Monday, November 16, Eater will present the 2015 Eater Awards, our sixth annual celebration of all that's made the Detroit restaurant world run — and run wild — in the past 12 months. Winners will be selected on both the local and national levels in five major categories, and the voting begins right now. First up: Restaurant of the Year. Cast your vote for this year's top restaurant below.
- Selden Standard is located the Cass Corridor.
- Chef Andy Hollyday and partner Evan Hansen opened Selden in November 2014.
- Republic is located in the historic Grand Army of the Republic building in downtown Detroit.
- The restaurant opened in February 2015 under chef Kate Williams who was succeeded by chef Sara Welch.
- Mabel Gray opened in September 2015 in Hazel Park.
- The restaurant was opened by The Root alumns chef James Rigato and partner Ed Mamou.
- Eastern Market eatery Antietam briefly opened in the summer of 2014, but made its official debut in November 2014.
- The restaurant reopened with chefs Brion Wong and Jestin James Feggan leading the kitchen. Wong left the restaurant last summer to pursue other projects.
- Gold Cash Gold debuted in Corktown last December.
- Chef Josh Stockton heads the restaurant.
Here's how the voting works: Eater editors have named nominees in Detroit for each of five major categories. Eater readers will vote, narrowing the nominees to three finalists. From those three finalists, the Eater editorial team will select a winner. Ready to play your part? This poll will be open for 24 hours; voting irregularities will be strictly policed.
Update, 11/3, 11 a.m.: Restaurant of the Year Voting has closed. Polls for Chef of the Year are now open.