Silverspoon gastronomy award

The quality label of Estonian gastronomy excellence

What is Silverspoon?

Silverspoon is the first gastronomy contest in Estonia, which aims to recognise and develop culinary culture in Estonia. The contest welcomes entries from all dining establishments across Estonia that serve an a'la carte menu.

Silverspoon’s unique judging process makes it a cut above the rest: the members of the jury have diverse backgrounds and tastes, hence representing a cross-section of the Estonian society. They base their evaluation precisely on what matters most to everyday diners.

The evaluation takes place across 9 different main categories, enabling the pairing of dining establishments with a similar purpose. The whole evaluation process is transparent and monitored by an independent auditor from PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Each participating dining establishment will receive valuable feedback from the jury.

The winners of the Silverspoon competition will be announced in the end of each year in the month of November.

The Society is an independent organisation created to honour, develop and promote the gastronomy culture in Estonia.

Main categories

to choose the best from

Fine Dining

Best Estonian Cuisine

Casual dining

Best International Cuisine

Best Asian Cuisine

Best Family Dining

Best Cafe

Street food

Best gastropub

As side categories we are selecting the best chef, vegan restaurant and best service. Also we are giving out Silverspoon Media awards.

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Silverspoon's timeline


Silverspoon starts

We are launching Silverspoon. The registration opens in March!


Registration process and selecting the judges

The Silverspoon's registration is open until the the end of April!

May - September


The independent judges will valuate the restaurants in two phases - in spring and in summer.


Awards Gala

Announcing the winners at Silverspoon Awards Gala in late October/early November

  1. March
  2. Aprill
  3. May - September
  4. Fall

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