We asked our readers to tell us who they think are the best of the best in Guilford County in over 150 categories covering everything from the best dessert to the best personal trainer. We received more than 57,000 votes, and these are the winners.


Best Bartender

Jimmy Contogiannis, Acropolis

Max Barwick, 1618 Midtown

Best Chef

Jimmy Contogiannis, Acropolis

Jay Pierce, The Traveled Farmer

Best Dance instructor

Nina Munda, Greensboro Ballet

Cori Seawell, MC Dance Co.

Best Local Meteorologist

Van Denton, WGHP

Lanie Pope, WGHP

Best Martial Arts Instructor

Chris Penn, Taekwondo America

Grand Master Sang Ho Lee

Best Personal Trainer

Julie Luther

Nancy Harrill

Best Photographer

Autumn Holyfield, Images by Autumn

Maria Sollecito-Olson

Best Plumber

O.D. Chambers

Glenn Miles

Best Radio Personality

Lora Songster, WMAG

Jared & Katie, 107.5 KZL 

Best TV News Personality

Cindy Farmer, WGHP

Neill McNeill, WGHP

Best Wait Staff

Zoe Contogiannis, Acropolis


Best Writer

Ed Hardin, News & Record

Keva Brooks Napper, author and motivational speaker

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