Alain Zemmour, center, general manager of Southern Art & Bourbon Bar, accepts the 2012 Buckhead Business Award.

The Buckhead Business Association presented awards for the 2012 businesses of the year at its annual luncheon Jan. 17 at the Atlanta History Center.

According to BBA, the five Buckhead businesses selected for the honor “fill a niche in the market, showcase excellent customer service, and demonstrate a commitment to the community.”

The overall winner of the 2012 Buckhead Business Award is Southern Art & Bourbon Bar.

Finalists for the award are Chic Evolution in Art, Drybar Atlanta, Simply Buckhead, and Zoe’s Kitchen.