Top 100 Chinese Restaurants to be Honored in 5th Annual Awards Show & Conference in Las Vegas

The Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino will host the 5th Annual Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Awards Show & Conference with Award winning chef Martin Yan in Las Vegas on January 5, 2009. Organized by Chinese Restaurants News, the Top 100 Chinese Restaurants Awards Show aims to present the very best of Chinese cuisine in the nation.

From suburban buffets to high-end restaurants, Chinese cuisine has become a fixture of the American daily dining scene. The Chinese Restaurant industry has over $20 billion annual sales with over 43,000 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. There are more Chinese restaurants in the U.S. than McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s combined.

To qualify for the competition’s highest honor — the Overall Excellence award, restaurants must have been in business a minimum of 2 years and have earned positive industry, media or customer recognition. Qualified restaurants undergo rigorous evaluation by professional Mystery Diners. The Top 100 highest-scoring restaurants will receive the Top Overall Excellence award. Selected from thousands of competitors, these exceptional restaurants demonstrate the highest standards of cleanliness, cuisine, decor and service.

To enter the competition or to vote for your favorite Chinese restaurant, go to, or call (888)727-8881.