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Best in Airport Food & Beverages

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Oct 31, 2013 01:41 AM EDT

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Airport food may not be the best, but some airports offer better option than others. To acknowledge that, Moodie Reports revealed the third annual Airport Food & Beverage Awards at a ceremony in Dubai.

At the ceremony, awards were given in 15 categories. Thy were chosen by judges, Moodie; David King, director of the David King Partnership; and Wendy Bartlett, managing director of Bartlett Mitchell. The judges selected the winers from 209 entries from airports.

Here are the award winners:

Best Airport Coffee Shop
Winner: Copenhagen Airport - Joe & The Juice
Commendation: Chicago O'Hare International Airport - Argo Tea

Best Airport 'Food To Go'
Winner: San Francisco International Airport - Tastes on the Fly, Napa Farms Market

Best Airport Bar
Winner: Gatwick Airport North Terminal - JD Wetherspoon, The Red Lion
Commendation: Dubai International Terminal 3, Concourse A - Emirates Leisure Retail, Jack's Bar & Grill
Commendation: Manchester Airport Terminal 1 - SSP, The Grain Loft

Best Airport Wine Bar
Winner: Denver International Airport - HMSHost, CRU

Best Airport Casual Dining Restaurant
Winner: London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 - The Restaurant Group, Giraffe

Best Airport Chef-Led Dining
Winner: Copenhagen Airport - SSP, Le Sommelier

Best Airport Food Court
Winner: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, F Concourse - HMSHost

Best Fast Food/Quick Service Restaurant
Winner: New York JFK Airport - SSP America, Shake Shack

Best Food & Beverage Marketing & Promotions Campaign
Winner: Copenhagen Airport - Nordic Dining
Commendation: Dublin & Cork Airports - ARI, The Loop, Feed your Family

Best Food & Beverage-Related Innovation
Winner: Denver International Airport - Premium Value Concessions Program
Commendation: LaGuardia, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Toronto Pearson airports - OTG, Language Support on iPads

Best Airport Food & Beverage Reflecting Sense of Place
Winner: San Francisco International Airport, Terminal 2 - Tastes on the Fly, Napa Farms Market

Airport Food & Beverage Offer of the Year
Winner: Dubai International
Commendation: Copenhagen Airport

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