Congratulations to the 2014 James Beard Award Winners


Posted on May 6th, by Lindsey McPheeters in Restaurant News. No Comments

The James Beard Foundation held its annual awards ceremony on Monday, May 5th Foundation hands out awards for excellence in cuisine, culinary education, and culinary writing every year. A James Beard award is the highest honor a chef or restaurateur in the United States can receive for their work. The James Beard Awards were originally established in 1990 and are voted on by a panel of more than 600 culinary professionals. This year’s winners are:

  • Best New Restaurant

    PĂȘche in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Outstanding Bar Program

    The Bar at the NoMad Hotel in New York City

  • Outstanding Chef

    Nancy Silverton, Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles, California

  • Outstanding Pastry Chef

    Dominique Ansel, Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City

  • Outstanding Restaurant

    The Slanted Door in San Francisco, California

  • Outstanding Restaurateur

    Barbara Lynch, Barbara Lynch Gruppo, Boston, Massachusetts (No. 9 Park, Menton, B&G Oysters, and others)

  • Outstanding Service

    The Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena, California

  • Outstanding Wine Program

    The Barn at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee

  • Outstanding Wine, Spirits, or Beer Professional

    Garrett Oliver, Brooklyn Brewery in Brooklyn, New York

  • Rising Star Chef of the Year

    Tie between Jimmy Bannos Jr., The Purple Pig in Chicago, Illinois and Blaine Wetzel, The Willows Inn on Lummi Island in Lummi Island, Washington

  • Best Chef: Great Lakes

    Dave Beran, Next in Chicago, Illinois

  • Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic

    Vikram Sunderam, Rasika in Washington, D.C.

  • Best Chef: Midwest

    Justin Aprahamian, Sanford in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Best Chef: Northeast

    Jamie Bissonnette, Coppa in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Best Chef: Northwest

    Naomi Pomeroy, Beast in Portland, Oregon

  • Best Chef: NYC

    April Bloomfield, The Spotted Pig

  • Best Chef: South

    Tie between Ryan Prewitt, PĂȘche Seafood Grill in New Orleans, Louisiana and Sue Zemanick, Gautreau’s in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Best Chef: Southeast

    Ashley Christensen, Poole’s Downtown Diner in Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Best Chef: Southwest

    Chris Shepherd, Underbelly in Houston, Texas

  • Best Chef: West

    Daniel Patterson, Coi in San Francisco, California





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