Local News April 20, 2016 33rd annual Vermont Tourism awards Matt Farkas of Mule Bar in Winooski, Bartender of the Year. Christian Kruse of the Basin Harbor Club, Chef of the Year. Christiane Skinner, Vermont Tourism Champion of the Year. Doug Paine of Juniper at Hotel Vermont, Restaurateur of the Year. Laura Parette of Laura Parette Designs, Tourism Partner of the Year. Walter Blosberg of the North Hero House, Borden E. Avery Innkeeper of the Year. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.