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Your Two Minute Recap Of The James Beard Winners

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It's the Pulitzer Prize for any chefs, somms, bar managers, restaurateurs, and journalists in the food business. Chicago was the epicenter for all the food buzz with the James Beard Awards last night.

Check out the winners below!


Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

Restaurant and Chef Awards

Best Chef (Great Lakes): Curtis Duffy, Grace, Chicago

Best Chef (Mid-Atlantic) : Aaron Silverman, Rose’s Luxury, Washington D.C.

Best Chef (Midwest): Paul Berglund, The Bachelor Farmer, Minneapolis

Best Chef (New York City): Jonathan Waxman, Barbuto

Best Chef (Northeast): Zak Pelaccio, Fish & Game, Hudson, NY

Best Chef (Northwest): Renee Erickson, The Whale Wins, Seattle

Best Chef (South): Justin Devillier, La Petite Grocery, New Orleans

Best Chef (Southeast): Tandy Wilson, City House, Nashville

Best Chef (Southwest): Justin Yu, Oxheart, Houston

Best Chef (West): Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, Animal, Los Angeles

Best New Restaurant: Shaya, New Orleans

Oustanding Baker: Joanne Chang, Flour Bakery + Café, Boston

Outstanding Bar Program: Maison Premiere, Brooklyn, NY

Outstanding Chef: Suzanne Goin, Lucques, Los Angeles

Outstanding Pastry Chef: Dahlia Narvaez, Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles

Outstanding Restaurant: Alinea, Chicago

Outstanding Restaurateur: Ken Friedman, The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, Tosca Café, NYC

Outstanding Service: Eleven Madison Park, NYC

Outstanding Wine Beer or Spirits: Ron Cooper, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, Ranchos de Taos, NM

Outstanding Wine Program: Bern’s Steakhouse, Tampa, FL

Rising Star Chef of the Year: Daniela Soto-Innes, Cosme, NYC

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