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Winners: 2014 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

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The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2014 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards tonight, the highest honor for food and beverage professionals (see the list of 2014 finalists and the 2013 winners).

Here are a few of the highlights:

· Outstanding Chef: Nancy Silverton, Pizzeria Mozza, LA
· Outstanding Pastry Chef: Dominique Ansel, Dominique Ansel Bakery, NYC
· Rising Star Chef: (TIE) Jimmy Bannos Jr., The Purple Pig, Chicago and Blaine Wetzel, The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, Lummi Island, WA
· Outstanding Restaurateur: Barbara Lynch, Barbara Lynch Gruppo, Boston
· Best New Restaurant: Pêche Seafood Grill, New Orleans
· Outstanding Restaurant: The Slanted Door, San Francisco
· Outstanding Service: The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, CA

2014 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

Rising Star Chef of the Year
TIE
Jimmy Bannos Jr., The Purple Pig, Chicago
Blaine Wetzel, The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, Lummi Island, WA

Outstanding Bar Program
The Bar at the NoMad Hotel, New York City

Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional
Garrett Oliver, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY

Outstanding Wine Program
The Barn at Blackberry Farm, Walland, TN

Best Chef: Great Lakes
Dave Beran, Next, Chicago

Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic
Vikram Sunderam, Rasika, Washington, D.C.

Best Chef: Midwest
Justin Aprahamian, Sanford, Milwaukee, WI

Best Chef: New York City
April Bloomfield, The Spotted Pig, NYC

Best Chef: Northwest
Naomi Pomeroy, Beast, Portland, OR

Best Chef: West
Daniel Patterson, Coi, San Francisco

Best Chef: Northeast
Jamie Bissonnette, Coppa, Boston

Best Chef: South
TIE
Ryan Prewitt, Pêche Seafood Grill, New Orleans and
Sue Zemanick, Gautreau's, New Orleans

Best Chef: Southeast
Ashley Christensen, Poole's Downtown Diner, Raleigh, NC

Best Chef: Southwest
Chris Shepherd, Underbelly, Houston, TX

Restaurant Design: 75 Seats and Under
Grace, Lawton Stanley Architects, Chicago

Restaurant Design: 76 Seats and Over:
Shed, Jensen Architects, Healdsburg, CA

2013 Who's Who Inductees
Edward Behr, John Besh, David Chang, Barry Estabrook, Paul Kahan, Sherry Yard

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sirio Maccioni, Le Cirque, NYC

Humanitarian of the Year
Matt Haley (Philanthropist and Restaurateur), Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Outstanding Pastry Chef
Dominique Ansel, Dominique Ansel Bakery, NYC

Best New Restaurant
Pêche Seafood Grill, New Orleans

Outstanding Service
The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, CA

Outstanding Restaurateur
Barbara Lynch, Barbara Lynch Gruppo, Boston

Outstanding Restaurant
The Slanted Door, San Francisco

Outstanding Chef
Nancy Silverton, Pizzeria Mozza, LA

America's Classics
Hansen's Sno Bliz, New Orleans
Nick's Italian Café, McMinnvile, OR
Olneyville New York System, Providence, RI
Perini Ranch Steakhouse, Buffalo Gap, TX
Sokolowski's University Inn, Cleveland, OH

· 2014 Winners [JBF]
· All James Beard Awards Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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