Next Monday, Eater will present the 2012 Eater Awards, a celebration of the restaurant world and the people that make it go. Winners will be selected on both the local and national levels in five major categories, and it's time for you to vote.
So, here's how the voting process works: The editors have selected nominees for each of five major categories. Then you, our dear readers, vote for your favorite of the bunch which narrows the field down to three finalists. The winner will be selected by the Eater editorial crew from the three top vote-getters.
Ready to play your part? This poll will be open for 24 hours; voting irregularities will be strictly policed. That's right, it's time to vote for Philly's Chef of the Year: