Announcing the 2015 Best of the Southwest Metro

Vote now for your Southwest Metro favorites!

Thanks to all who voted for the 2015 Best of the Southwest Metro! Tickets for our awards event go on sale December 10. The event will be held on Thursday, February 5, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Lafayette Club.

We are excited to announce that the 2015 Best of the Southwest Metro survey is here! Don't miss your chance to vote for your favorite shops, restaurants, people, hot spots and more. By popular demand, we'll also be printing the results of the annual readers' choice survey in a special edition of Southwest Metro Magazine, and we'll need your help to fill it with the best the Southwest Metro has to offer. 

Take a look at this year’s voting rules and guidelines and our full list of categories. We'll be accepting surveys October 1-November 15, with results to be announced at the Best of the Southwest Metro event. This year's rules are slightly different, so please read carefully. Questions can be sent to digital editor, Megan Gosch, at megan.gosch@tigeroak.com. Be sure to read the Best of 2015 FAQ page, too!

Click here to vote for the 2015 Best of the Southwest Metro!

5 Simple Rules*

  1. One entry allowed per person; each survey must include a first and last name and contact information. We do check the IP addresses of submitted surveys to eliminate unacceptable surveys. Only one survey is allowed per IP address.
  2. Surveys must be entered by 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2014.
  3. Voters must fill in at least 10 categories to have their survey counted.
  4. Voters may not vote for the same establishment in more than three categories.
  5. All nominations must be located within the Southwest Metro community, including Chanhassen, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Victoria and Waconia.

*If any rule is not adhered to, the entire survey may be thrown out. All results subject to editorial discretion.

Categories

Food and Restaurants
Bakery
Burgers
Kid-friendly
New restaurant
Tavern/bar Bartender
Patio dining
Date night spot
Place for craft beer on tap
Dessert spot

Health & Wellness
Chiropractic clinic
Dental clinic
Orthodontic clinic
Pediatric clinic
Medspa/rejuvenation clinic
Fitness studio/yoga studio
Eye clinic
Dermatology clinic
Senior living residence

Home
Builder/remodeler
Landscape designer/architect
Home retail/furnishings
Interior designer
Yard service
Heating/AC company

Kids & Family & Pets
Doggy daycare/kennel
Preschool/childcare
Veterinary clinic
Dance studio
Place to spoil your pet
Learning/tutoring center

Services
Salon/spa
Hairstylist/barber
Massage therapist
Real estate agent
Insurance agent
Financial advisor
Nail salon

Retail
Small-business customer service
New shop
Boutique Gift shop
Jewelry store
Florist
Liquor store
Consignment shop
Shoe store
Foodie shop
Car dealership
Coffee shop

+ Editor’s picks