• Los Angeles chefs once again snubbed at the James Beard Awards

    15 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    After eight award nominations, Providence chef Michael Cimarusti has once again been snubbed by the James Beard Foundation. Cimarusti was one of a handful of talented Los Angeles chefs who were left empty handed after Monday night's awards ceremony, held at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. At this rate,...
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  • This Year's James Beard Awards Got Some Big Things Right

    This Year's James Beard Awards Got Some Big Things Right

    15 days ago - By Eater

    The winners seemed to reflect a meaningful shift towards a more inclusive awards. Is a change finally happening? Last night, the James Beard Foundation doled out its coveted awards to chefs and restaurants at a ceremony in Chicago.
    The most notable aspect of the 2018 James Beard Awards was that it wasn't just white men winning them: in the 15 major categories, 11 award winners were women, people of color, or both, a departure from previous ceremonies. Eater data has shown again and again that women have historically faced steeper odds to winning than men have in the same category. And as...
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  • These Are 2018's James Beard Award Winners

    15 days ago - By Food Republic

    After waiting with bated breath, this year's James Beard Award winners were announced last night in Chicago. Host Carla Hall of The Chew , along with a slew of the culinary world's familiar faces such as Maneet Chauhan and Andrew Zimmern, awarded restaurateurs and chefs for their culinary and design achievements. Female chefs dominated the list with Brooklyn's Missy Robbins and San Francisco's Dominique Crenn, to name a few, taking best regional chefs, while New York's Gabrielle Hamilton won the Outstanding Chef award. The James Beard Foundation streamed the ceremony live on Twitter...
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  • 2018 James Beard Award Winners + Michael Murphy's Rosé Bowl

    16 days ago - By OpenTable

    The 2018 James Beard Awards were held in Chicago on May 7, 2018. Before the big event, known as the Oscars of the culinary industry, we attended Michael Murphy's annual Rosé Bowl at Bellemore. Then, the OpenTable team hit the ceremony to root for all the nominees and celebrate this year's honorees. Congratulations to all the chef and restaurant 2018 James Beard Award winners. And, diners, be sure to book a table at any of these restaurants to experience excellence. Winners include: Best New Restaurant Junebaby, Seattle, Washington Outstanding Restaurant Highlands Bar & Grill, Birmingham...
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