Marini’s on 57 has been awarded the Brand of the Year award in the Restaurant category at the World Branding Awards which was held at the prestigious One Whitehall Place in London, United Kingdom recently.

Modesto Marini, Founder and Owner of Marini’s on 57 said, “Winning this award is truly an international recognition and it would not be possible without the excellent service and strong commitment from our fantastic team. I thank the World Branding Forum for this accolade, which is proof of our commitment towards quality and innovation to put Malaysia on the international map of the culinary arts.”

The awards were organised by the World Branding Forum (WBF), a global non-profit organisation which produces, manages and supports a wide range of programmes covering research, development, education, recognition, networking and outreach. It is also involved with research and development, the implementation of standards, best practice guidelines and tools, as well as other branding initiatives.

The recipients of these awards are based on the criteria of household names in their home country that have been judged to be truly exceptional through four streams namely brand evaluation, consumer market research, public online voting and the WBF Advisory Council voting.

The event was presided over by Richard Rowles, Chairman of the WBF, along with various personalities in the business world and global brands.

“The award recipients are symbols of commitment to quality and innovation, making them models for others in their sectors and Marini’s on 57 makes it a core focus for continuous improvement of their management to maintain their brand in the industry” said Richard.

Global winners include Apple, Coca-Cola, Del Monte, Guinness, Heinz, HSBC, Louis Vuitton, McDonald’s, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Sony PlayStation and VISA. National tier winners from Britain included Barclays, the BBC, British Airways, Silentnight, Thomas Cook, the University of Oxford and WHSmith. Each brand was named “Brand of the Year” in their respective categories.

The evening was hosted by acclaimed F1 commentator and presenter, David Croft from Sky Sports.

Marini’s on 57, founded by Modesto, himself the recent recipient of the Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) Icon of the Year award, is a multi-award winning venue which is the highest bar, restaurant and lounge in Malaysia. It has been featured in the Asian Times travel show on the Travel Channel, and is a popular location choice for regional reality shows such as Asia’s Next Top Model and The Apprentice Asia.

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