Monday, May 7, 2012

James beard awards

  • The annual James Beard Awards, happening Monday night at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, are one of the biggest events in the food world. Little else brings together as many chefs from across the country.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • May 7, 2012: Christina Tosi, of Momofuku Milk Bar in New York, poses with her Rising Star Chef of the Year medal during the James Beard Foundation Awards in New York.
  • (FOX News)
  • NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Winners were announced this evening at the annual 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nations most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park, New York, was named Outstanding Chef in the James Beard Foundation awards tonight, beating David Chang of Momofuku Ko and four other finalists.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Grant Achatz's innovative Next restaurant was named Best New Restaurant in the country at the 25th annual James Beard Awards Monday night.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Since 1990, the not-for-profit James Beard Foundation named after the father of American cuisine, has been honoring the outstanding names in the food and beverage industry.
  • (CNN)
  • Bruce Sherman of North Pond restaurant was named Best Chef: Great Lakes at the James Beard Awards Monday night. Often called the Oscars of the food world, much like those movie awards it often takes a few nominations before an actual win.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Seattle restaurateur Tom Douglas has been named Outstanding Restaurateur by the James Beard Foundation, while Matt Dillon, owner and chef at Sitka Spruce in Seattle's Melrose Market, was named the Best Chef Northwest.
  • (The Business Journal)
  • Tonight, nominees for the James Beard Restaurant Awards learn if they are recipients of what is called the Oscars or Academy Awards of food, drink, and culinary brilliance. Tonights ceremony is more than the obvious gastronomy of foodies.
  • (Examiner)

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