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2013 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant + Chef Finalists Revealed

The folks at the James Beard Foundation have released their list of finalists for nominations in the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards, otherwise known as the “Oscars” of the food world. Congratulations — and good luck — to all. Winners will be announced at the James Beard Foundation Awards Gala on May 6, 2013, in New York City. Nominated [...]

2013 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant + Chef Semi-Finalists

The folks at the James Beard Foundation have released their list of semi-finalists for nominations in the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards, otherwise known as the “Oscars” of the food world. Congratulations — and good luck — to all the semi-finalists. Nominated restaurants include: Outstanding Restaurant August, New Orleans, Louisiana Blue Hill, New York, New York Canlis, Seattle, [...]

2012 James Beard Foundation Award Restaurant + Chef Nominees Announced

After nearly a month of hand-wringing, the folks at the James Beard Foundation have released their list of nominees for  the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards, otherwise known as the “Oscars” of the food world. Best wishes to all the nominees who work so hard to wow both diners and their peers every day of the year. Winners will [...]

2009 James Beard Foundation Award Winners

The 2009 James Beard Foundation Award winners have been announced. OpenTable congratulates all the honorees, including: Outstanding Restaurateur Award: Drew Nieporent, Myriad Restaurant Group. Restaurants include Corton, Tribeca Grill, Mai House, and Centrico. Outstanding Chef Award: Dan Barber. Restaurants include Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Outstanding Restaurant: Jean Georges Rising Star Chef [...]