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IT'S OFFICIAL - Wells, Maine has a World Class Chinese Restaurant!
East Restaurant & Lounge - Awards and Accolades
Story By Bob Bussiere, NetVision Marketing Services
    On January 5, 2009, East Restaurant & Lounge of Wells, Maine was presented two highly prestigious awards. East Restaurant Wins Awards In an annual competition conducted by Chinese Restaurant News (CRN) of San Francisco, East Restaurant took TOP TEN honors in two categories.  In the overall excellence for a Chinese Restaurant category, after an evaluation of over 46,000 Chinese Restaurants, East Restaurant was selected to the Top Ten for Overall Excellence.  In the special category of "Decor and Atmosphere" East Restaurant took top honors as the #1 Chinese Restaurant in the United States in that category with its stunning decor and atmosphere.  In a ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the mayor of Las Vegas, Oscar B. Goodman, presented East Restaurant's proud owner, Ri Teng Li, with the awards at a gala event.  East Restaurant becomes the first Chinese Restaurant in Maine to be selected to the highly coveted, TOP 100 Chinese Restaurants For Excellence. These awards generally are given to the top Chinese restaurants in New York and California.

    One of two award cups received by East Restaurant.On January 19, 2009, East Restaurant held an event at their restaurant to celebrate these truly remarkable accomplishments with the local community. Several notable speakers from state and local government, the Wells Rotary Club president, the Wells Chamber of Commerce president and others gave praise to East Restaurant for these achievements, both for receiving these awards and for East Restaurant's generous contributions and donations to the local community.  In his gracious and humble manner, owner Ri Teng Li, thanked his wife and co-owner, Wei Yi Wang, all the employees, those involved in the construction and design of East Restaurant, and Restaurant Manager, Johnny Zhoa who all helped to make these achievements possible.

    Restaurant owners, Ri Teng Li and his wife, Wei Yi Wang are generous contributors to the community assisting the Wells High School, other schools in Wells, the Wells-Ogunquit Center at Moody and other organizations.


    MORE ABOUT EAST RESTAURANT - Read Press Articles About East Restaurant.

  • East Impresses The Nation (10/11/2008)
  • Making It At Home Newspaper - (1/9/2009)
  • Results of "Top Restaurant Decor & Atmosphere"
  • Results of The Top Ten Winners Overall
  • VIDEO SLIDESHOW AND ADVERTISEMENTS -   View Video Slideshow About East Restaurant.
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