On Monday, Nov. 16, Eater will present the 2015 Eater Awards, our sixth annual celebration of all that's made the 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. The poll’s now closed for restaurant of the year. Next up? Chef of the Year. Cast your vote for the chef that really made a difference this year below.
Bruno Riou brought the spectacular flavors of the Riviera to life at Rivea at the Delano. Locals have been delighted with the finds at Dan Krohmer's Other Mama. Joshua Smith's Bardot Brasserie serves up French fare with a flair at Aria. Julian Serrano proves he can continue to hit home runs with his Lago at the Bellagio. Kim Canteenwalla, too, shows that off the Strip still has the legs with his third restaurant on the westside, Andiron Steak & Sea at Downtown Summerlin.
Here's how the voting works: Eater editors have named nominees in Las Vegas 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.