And the Nightclub & Bar Award Winners Area|

The judging is complete for the 2010 Nightclub & Bar Awards, the ballots have been counted and we now present the winners. Nightclub & Bar received more than 235 entries nominating bars, nightclubs, restaurants and DJs in 14 categories. The Nightclub & Bar Awards, formerly known as the Five Star Awards, were created to recognize outstanding operators from across the country in venues large and small.

Nightclub & Bar Awards

The winners will be honored with a VIP celebration at Lavo during the 2010 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas and featured in the March issue of Nightclub & Bar.

“Thank you to everyone who entered the 2010 Nightclub & Bar Awards,” said Donna Hood Crecca, publisher and editorial director of Nightclub & Bar. “The entries we received were outstanding, and we were truly amazed to see all of the hard work and creativity happening at these bars and nightclubs across the country.”

Best of luck to all venues in the coming year, and we’ll see you in Vegas to celebrate these outstanding operators!

Nightclub Category Winners

Mega-Club of the Year
•    XS, Las Vegas

XS Nightclub

New Club of the Year
•    XS, Las Vegas

Nightclub of the Year, Sponsored by:
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•    Tao, Las Vegas

TAO Las Vegas

Ongoing Promotion of the Year
•    Hard Rock, Las Vegas – Rehab

Rehab at Hard Rock

Resident DJ
•    Paul Oakenfold – Rain, Las Vegas

Paul Oakenfold

Single Promotion of the Year
•    Midsummer Night’s Dream – Palms, Las Vegas

Palms Midsummer Night's Dream Party

Ultra-Lounge of the Year
•    Blush Boutique Nightclub, Las Vegas

Blush ultra Lounge

Bar Category Finalists

Bartender of the Year, Sponsored by:

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•    H. Joseph Ehrmann – Elixir, San Francisco

H. Joseph Ehrmann

Beer Bar of the Year
•    Willimantic Brewing Company, Willimantic, Conn.

Willimantic Brewing Co.

Cocktail Lounge of the Year, Sponsored by:

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•    The Drawing Room, Chicago
Drawing Room Chicago
Hotel Bar
•    POV, W Hotel, Washington, DC

POV Bar at W DC

Small Wonder Bar of the Year
•    Manifesto, Kansas City

Manifesto Oklahoma City

Sports Bar of the Year
•    Jerome Bettis Grille 36, Pittsburgh

Jerome Bettis Sportsbar

Wine Bar of the Year
•    Flute Midtown, New York

Flute Midtown


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