2013 Ocala Magazine Best of the Best 2

Weeks of voting have yielded the results of this year’s Ocala Magazine Best of the Best reader survey. From friendly, familiar faces to enthusiastic entrepreneurs, you voted for your favorites, and now we are happy to announce the noteworthy winners. Some of our most popular categories, along with newly introduced titles, made for some tough voting that thousands participated in. Without further ado, Ocala Magazine congratulates, and introduces to you, the 2013 Best of the Best Award winners.

Photography by Chris Redd

Best of Winners

 

Friendliest Professional

Angie Lewis of State Farm Insurance

Runner-Up
Tom Ingram of Gateway Bank

 

Best Pet Professional

Magnolia Animal Hospital

Runner-Up
Town & Country Animal Clinic

 

Best Party Planner

Ana Soler of The Wedding Architect

Runner-Up
Robyn Fannon of Holiday Inn Suites & Convention Center

 

Best Chef

Loring Felix of the Braised Onion

Runner-Up
Rick Allabaugh of The Ivy House

 

Best School Principal

Jane Ellsperman of Westport High

Runner-Up
Brent Carson of Forest High

 

Best City Employee

Greg Graham, Chief of Police

Runner-Up
Kent Guinn, Mayor

 

Best Caterer

Mojo’s Grill & Catering

Runner-Up
Sonny’s Barbecue

 

Best Tattoo Artist

Dan Loose of Fat Kats Artistry

Runner-Up
JD Kittell of Ocala Tattoo

 

Best Antiques

Wildwood Antique Mall

Runner-Up
Wagon Wheel Antique Mall

 

Best Boutique

Jezebel’s

Runner-Up
The Ivy House

 

Best Food & Restaurant Manager

Robert Huff of Mojo Grill

Runner-Up
Thomas Pestow of Stella’s Modern Pantry

 

Best Photographer

Sarah Miller of Pink Rae Photography

Runner-Up
Jim Jernigan of Jim Jernigan Studio

 View installment number three

Menu