It was an incredible 12th Annual Vendy Awards at Governors Island today. An all-star panel of judges named the winner of the famed Vendy Cup, along with two guest judges for the newer Vegan Category. Tacos el Rancho took home the golden honor to an applauding crowd of hundreds of food truck lovers.
“This in an incredible experience and right now we are so happy to be here,” said Chef Tami of Harlem Seafood Soul.
The winners in all six categories are: The Vendy Cup: Tacos el Rancho, People’s Choice: Cachapas on Wheels, Rookie of the Year: Mr. Bing, Best Market Vendor: Big Mozz, Best Dessert Vendor: The Good Batch, Best Vegan Vendor: Mysttik Masaala, and People’s Choice Vegan Vendor: Monk’s Meat.
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS: The Basket, Harlem Seafood Soul, Los Viajeros Food Truck, Mr. Bing, Puran Dhaka, Sisig City.
BEST MARKET VENDOR FINALISTS: Arepalicious, Big Mozz, Matzahbrei, NJS Foods, Tuson Sate.
BEST DESSERT FINALISTS: Sweetface Snoballs, The Good Batch, Raindrop Cake, A Lil’ Bit Of Fun, Delmy’s Obleas.
STREET VEGAN FINALISTS: Bamboo Bites, Monk’s Meat, Jerk Shack, Mysttik Masaala, The Vegan Bandwagon, Yeah Dawg.
VENDY CUP FINALISTS: Cachapas On Wheels, Gladis’ Empanadas, Tacos El Rancho, Traditional Chinese Cuisine.