James Beard Award finalists announced

by

comment
Chef Donald Link is nominated for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Chef award.
  • Chef Donald Link is nominated for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Chef award.

The James Beard Foundation announced finalists for its prestigious annual culinary awards. There are many local nominees for national awards. They include:
- French 75 at Arnaud's Restaurant and Cure for Outstanding Bar Program
- Donald Link for Outstanding Chef
- Kelly Fields of Willa Jean for Outstanding Pastry Chef.
- JoAnn Clevinger of Upperline for Outstanding Restaurateur
- Galatoire's for Outstanding Service
- Emeril's New Orleans for Outstanding Wine Service
- Zachary Engel of Shaya for Rising Star Chef of the Year
- Nina Compton of Compere Lapin, Slade Rushing of Brennan's New Orleans and Rebecca Wilcomb of Herbsaint for Best Chef: South

In the broadcast section of the awards, Emeril Lagasse's Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse is nominated for Outstanding Personality/Host and TV Program, on Location.

The complete list of nominees is here.

The winners will be announced May 1.


Add a comment