NYC Restaurants and Chefs Nominated for James Beard Foundation Awards


Some of New York’s top restaurants and chefs were honored this morning with James Beard Foundation Award nominations, including April Bloomfield, Danny Bowien, and Michael White for Best Chef. Blue Hill was nominated for Outstanding Restaurant, and David Chang earned an Outstanding Chef nod. All winners will be announced May 3-6. The nominees for food journalism were announced this morning, too, including the Village Voice’s own Tejal Rao. See all of the NYC finalists after the jump.

Outstanding Bar Program: The Bar at the NoMad Hotel
Outstanding Bar Program: Pegu Club
Outstanding Design: Isa
Best New Restaurant: Empellón Cocina
Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits Professional: Garrett Oliver, Brooklyn Brewery
Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits Professional: Neal Rosenthal, Rosenthal Wine Merchant
Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits Professional: David Wondrich, Spirits Educator
Outstanding Service: Del Posto
Outstanding Pastry Chef: Dominique Ansel, Dominique Ansel Bakery
Outstanding Pastry Chef: Brooks Headley, Del Posto
Outstanding Restaurateur: Maguy Le Coze, Le Bernardin
Outstanding Restaurateur: Phil Suarez, Suarez Restaurant Group (ABC Kitchen, Jean Georges, Prime Steakhouse)
Rising Star Chef of the Year: Danny Bowien, Mission Chinese Food
Outstanding Chef: David Chang, Momofuku Noodle Bar
Outstanding Restaurant: Blue Hill
America’s Classics: Keens Steakhouse

Best Chef, New York City
Wylie Dufresne, wd~50
April Bloomfield, The Spotted Pig
Mark Ladner, Del Posto
Jonathan Waxman, Barbuto
Michael White, Marea

The full list of nominees can be found here.


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