Community celebrates Best of Federal Way

  • Friday, March 17, 2017 3:55pm
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Community members gathered to celebrate the businesses and individuals to make Federal Way a better place at the Best of Federal Way 2017 awards Wednesday at the Federal Way Community Center.

Jack Walsh, owner of SubZero ice cream shop in Federal Way, releases liquid nitrogen into the bowl of ice cream being mixed by employee Jennifer McKell Wednesday at the Best of Federal Way.

Kim Bahn, standing, performs a microplaning procedure on Teresa Reed at the Twin Lakes Hair Salon booth at the Best of Federal Way event Wednesday.

David Landon of Pacific Island Grill putting his secret Loli Loli teriyaki sauce on some BBQ chicken for samples of da Flava of da Isles.

The winners of the Best of Federal Way 2017 gather for a group photo after the ceremony. The first-place winners of each category are:

Food

Asian, Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse

Barbeque, Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse

Brunch / Breakfast, Salty’s

Buffet, Salty’s

Coffee Shop, Poverty Bay Coffee Company

Deli / Sandwich, Panera Bread

Family, Red Robin

Hamburger, Burger Express

Ice Cream, SubZero

Indian, East India Grill

Lunch, Panera Bread

Mexican, Puerto Vallarta Family Mexican Restaurants

Pizza, The Rock

Seafood, Salty’s

Steakhouse, Black Angus Steakhouse

Living

Bar / Night Club, Scoreboard

Best Cop, Chief of Police Andy Hwang

Best Firefighter, Captain Jeff Bellinghausen

City Leader, Susan Honda

Community Volunteer, Cindy Ducich

Educational Facility, Christian Faith School

Kid’s Activity, Federal Way Community Center

Local Arts Group, Centerstage Theatre

Local Charity / Non-Profit, Multi-Service Center

Teacher / Elementary, Molly Callender / Sherwood Forest

Teacher / High School, Sherry Kerr / Federal Way High School

Teacher / Middle School, Chrissie Bianchi / Christian Faith School

Tourist Attraction, Dash Point State Park

Service

Adult In-Home Care, Comfort Keepers

Attorney, Frank Cornelius

Auto Detail, Jim’s Detail Shop

Auto Repair Shop, Spark’s Car Care

Bank / Credit Union, BECU

Barber Shop, Great Clips

Barista / Location, Kasie Charles / Big Foot Java

Bartender / Location, Tawna Gogolin / Salty’s

Chiropractor, Life & Health Chiropractic & Massage Centre

Computer Repair, Infotech now

Day Care, Federal Way Community Center

Day Spa, 8th Day Spa

Dentist, Dr. Kenneth Brossel, DDS

Financial Advisor, Matthew Jarvis

1st Place – Tie, Fitness Facility / Location, Temple Fitness

1st Place – Tie, Fitness Facility / Location, Federal Way Community Center

Hair Salon, 8th Day Spa

Healthcare Clinic, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Healthcare Professional, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Insurance Agent / Company, Terry Koubele / Allstate

Mortgage Company, HomeStreet Bank

Nail Salon, 8th Day Spa

Real Estate Agent / Company, Sarah Asay / Keller Williams

Residential Painter, Protect Painters

Senior Living Facility, Village Green Retirement Campus

Tutor, Sylvan Learning of Federal Way

1st Place – Tie, Veterinarian, Twin Lakes Veterinary Hospital

1st Place – Tie, Veterinarian, Vets For Less

Waiter / Location, Tad Richter / Salty’s

Waitress / Location, Jen Rosentrator / Time Out Ale House

Shopping

Jewelry Store, Jeffrey’s Jewelers

Nursery & Garden Store, Branches Garden Center

Pet Store, Mud Bay

Tire Store, Les Schwab

Photos by JESSICA KELLER, the Mirror

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