Hartford’s own Steve Abrams from Max Downtown fame has been tapped as “Restaurateur of the Year” by the CT Restaurant Association. He is among several winners who will be honored at the association’s annual “Excellence Awards Dinner” on Nov. 27 at Mohegan Sun.Others being honored include : Sysco Connecticut — Vendor of the Year, State senator Paul Doyle, Friend of the Industry, The Mill River Group (Mill on the River, Abigail’s, Republic and Market Grille) — Connecticut Hospitality Hall of Fame and Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale– Connecticut Hospitality Hall of FameThere are also some honorees yet to be determined by online voting. Competing for “
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