Kfm 94.5 announces 2022 Best of Cape Awards winners

Cape Town based adult contemporary radio station, Kfm 94.5 has announced the winners for its 2022 Best of Cape Awards.

The Kfm Best of Cape Awards aims to celebrate the best of the best in entrepreneurship, pop culture, business services, travel, sports, entertainment and food and drink. The awards cover 30 categories.

Kfm station manager, Stephen Werner after two difficult years, the province has revived itself and the awards have fed into the hunger of being acknowledged for innovative products and services rendered.

We built on the momentum of 2021 and once again the people of the Western Cape have shown their unwavering support. The uptake for the initiative has surprised and delighted,” Werner said.

Local business support for the initiative has been outstanding and we watched as nominated brands rallied their followers to get behind them.”

According to the awards, five finalists were chosen in each of the thirty categories. These were chosen from thousands of nominations that streamed in across the Western Cape from Kfm 94.5 listeners.

Each winner will receive an official certificate naming them Best of The Cape in their category for 2022.

Winning businesses can display their Kfm Best of the Cape sticker and certificate on their premises as a badge of honor. It is an accolade they can be truly proud of,” Werner added.

The Eat and Drink segment with 10 categories drew some 47,000 votes, with the Best Local Craft Beer win going to Devil’s Peak Beer. Wilderer trumped Best Local Craft Gin. The Best biltong in the Cape was awarded to The Boer & Butcher.

Among the winners were Houw Hoek Farmstall, which was voted most popular in the Best Farmstall category for the second time. Other two-time consecutive year winners included:

Avontuur Estate Restaurant in the Best Date Night Restaurant, Avalon Springs Resort in the Best Hotel in the Stay category, and DHL Stormers who took the title for Best Professional Sports Team.

Knysna took pole position, in the Best Dorpie category edging out Montagu by less than 100 votes. Best Local Musician was awarded to Jeremey Loops.

Werner thanked listeners of the station across the Cape for helping it recognize and promote The Best of the Cape. He said, “We hope that people will continue to support the finalists, winners and local businesses across this beautiful place we call home.”

I am grateful to the team at Kfm who threw their weight behind this initiative to support those businesses and people powering our economy. We know that the province will be anticipating a bumper tourist season and it can rely on our full support. In addition, we would like to thank Cape {town} Etc for coming on board and supporting our winners — and us as a media partner,” he noted.

Category winners were announced on Kfm 94.5 on Friday, 12 August in an all-day on-air awards show.

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