Hong Wah Chinese Restaurant ( 1802 Penfield Road, Penfield, NY, located in the Dunkin’ Donuts Plaza), has received the prestigious Award, “Top 100 Chinese Restaurant in the U.S.A. for Overall Excellence in 2014.

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Hong Wah Chinese Restaurant ( 1802 Penfield Road, Penfield, NY, located in the Dunkin’ Donuts Plaza), has received the prestigious Award, “Top 100 Chinese Restaurant in the U.S.A. for Overall Excellence in 2014. The local Restaurant has been inducted into the Chinese Restaurant Foundation’s Roster of awarded restaurants.

The announcement was made at the 11th Annual Top 100 Chinese Restaurants Awards Ceremony held on February 17, 2015, at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, N.Y.

The Top 100 Chinese Restaurants Competition is open to all Chinese restaurants in the United States. The competition is an annual event that presents the best Chinese cuisine to the American public. According to Chinese Restaurant News, there are nearly 47,000 Chinese restaurants in the United States. The event is co-sponsored by Chinesemenu.com and Chinese Restaurant News. Winners are published in the Top 100 Chinese Restaurants Dining Guide.

To be eligible for recognition, restaurants are judged via public voting, screened by a “Mystery Diner” who is sent to nominated restaurants, past culinary awards, online commendations and testimonials, and an advisory panel of food critics.

This 2014 Award marks Hong Wah’s seventh consecutive year that the popular Penfield restaurant has been recognized with top honors at the annual event.

Hong Wah Chinese Restaurant opened in July, 2007, by owners Vicky Shi and Kevin Zheng. The Chinese menu includes Hunan, Szechuan, Cantonese, Mandarin and Thai dishes, and also caters to dietary needs, on-request, such as low sodium, gluten-free and low sugar items. Food items are consistently prepared fresh, are tasty, served quickly and are artistically presented. Menu prices are reasonable and the food portions are ample.

Continuing its high standards of excellence, Hong Wah has been the recipient of additional “Top 100 Chinese Restaurants-U.S.A.” awards: 2008, Healthy Menu; 2009, Local Favorite; 2010, Local Favorite; 2011, Overall Excellence; 2012, Outstanding Contribution; 2013, Overall Excellence; 2014, Overall Excellence.

Hong Wah was also awarded a Silver medal in the Democrat and Chronicle’s “Rochester’s Choice Awards” in 2012 and 2013.

According to the Chinese Restaurant News, the Chinese Restaurant Foundation, (CRF), organizes the national “Top 100 Chinese Restaurants” Award event and continues the tradition of the annual gathering for operators of the American-Chinese restaurants since 2004. The CRF is the first non-profit organization for the development of the Chinese Cuisine in the U.S.A. Its Mission is “to unify the Chinese restaurant industry, promote its development and bolster communication among its members.”

Hong Wah Chinese Restaurant is open seven days a week: Monday- Thursday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m; Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m; Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.