On December 5th, 2016, Venuez celebrated Belgian hospitality and crowned 14 winners within the sector. Some of the highlights:
- Tim Boury, Gault&Millau chef of the year 2016, won the award 'best hospitality concept' with his restaurant Boury.
- Baracca in Leuven was awarded 'best restaurant concept'.
- Cuchara received the award 'best restyling'
- Dimitri Proost from restaurant DIM became 'culinary talent of the year'