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Chefs Theresa Lin and Martin Yan Co-host Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Awards in Las Vegas

Lia Chang

I'm in Las Vegas for the 5th Annual Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Awards Show co-hosted by Chef Martin Yan and Theresa Lin.

I'm in Las Vegas at the Rios All Suite Hotel & Casino to cover the 5th Annual Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Awards Show & Conference, co-hosted by Chef Martin Yan and Theresa Lin. Organized by Chinese Restaurants News, tonight's 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, dcor and service.

About the Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Awards Ceremony
Organized by Chinese Restaurant News with the support of the National Restaurant Association, AboutFace, the Mystery Diner evaluation service provider, Healthy Dining, the restaurant nutrition educator, the Top 100 Chinese Restaurants in USA award show is a national event which aims to present the very best of Chinese cuisine which has become a part of America's daily dining scene. The competition is open to all Chinese restaurants in the United States. For more information, go to www.top100chineserestaurants.com.

About Chinese Restaurant News
Chinese Restaurant News (c-r-n.com) was founded in 1995 to inform the Chinese speaking owners and operators of over 43,000 Chinese restaurants in USA of industry news and trends. CRN is published by parent company, Smart Business Services, Inc. (s-b-s.net).