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PIER 22 was voted twelve-time People's Choice winner according to results released Sunday by the Bradenton Herald. Contest results suggest that guests of the downtown Bradenton restaurant and catering company enjoy PIER 22 for its culinary excellence, elegant but casual ambiance, incredible service and more!

In the Food & Drink as well as At Your Service categories, PIER 22 won first place awards for Best Caterer, Best Brunch, Best Wedding Venue and Most Romantic Restaurant. PIER 22 was the contest finalist for All Around Best Restaurant, Best Happy Hour, Best Lunch, Best Seafood, Best Sunday Brunch, Best Waterfront Restaurant, Best Sushi and Best Wedding Planner.

After learning of the endorsement from Bradenton Herald readers, Jillian Price, the catering and special events coordinator at PIER 22 said, "Endorsements like these, those that come directly from our fans are incredibly meaningful." "My team treasures the trust and confidence that our guests have in us as we plan and organize their weddings and special events."

For those interested in learning more about PIER 22 Catering, guests can go online to to check out both onsite & offsite offerings. Venue tours can also be scheduled Monday through Saturday by simply calling the restaurant: 941.748.8087.

Executive Chef Greg Campbell said that PIER 22 management and staff were honored to receive recognition as one of Bradenton's favorite restaurants. "It has been our pleasure to take part in the way that Bradenton locals and visitors enjoy a meal, and we would like to thank our fans for their support," he said.

The People's Choice Contest is conducted by the Bradenton Herald and is an annual polling of its readership to determine the best businesses in the Bradenton area. The complete results for winners and finalists are available in the People's Choice 2017 special section both online and in print. In addition to the many honors awarded to PIER 22, the Twin Dolphin Marina, which surrounds the Bradenton Restaurant, received Finalist recognition.

About PIER 22

PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.