Code of Practice

  • You need to nominate at least ONCE and no more than FIVE times in each category.
  • You are not required to put your choices in order of preference.
  • The judging portal is open for 2 weeks from the 2 - 16 October 2018, please make sure you submit your nominations within that period.
  • Unless otherwise stated the qualification period for awards where the year is specified is 1 September 2017 – 31 September 2018.
  • We define a restaurant as an establishment with a dedicated seating area that provides table service.
  • Please refrain from picking any business that you, or any member of your family, have a financial interest in – or any business that you currently provide services for, or have provided services for in the past.
  • While members of the judging panel cannot put themselves or their own businesses forward, other judging panel members can.
  • Although it will not count against any selections you make, in the spirit of transparency, please declare any free hospitality that you may have received from any restaurant that you select.
  • Please keep your nominations confidential.
  • Please try and make sure that your choices reflect your travels as much as they do your home region.
  • Please submit a portrait image and biography to be uploaded to The World Restaurant Awards website by 16 October 2018.
  • Any further queries please email judges@restaurantawards.world
  • To review how we use your personal information, please refer to The World Restaurant Awards Privacy Notice: processing of personal data for The World Restaurant Awards judging panel