The James Beard Foundation Awards are among the highest honors in the American food world.
Semifinalists (aka the “long list”) for restaurant and chef awards were announced on Wednesday, February 27. Finalists in restaurant, chef, and media categories were announced on March 27. The James Beard Awards Gala, where the recipients of America’s Classics awards are also acknowledged, took place in Chicago on Monday, May 6. Check out the full list of 2019 chef and restaurant winners here.
Winners in the book, television, and journalism categories were announced at the James Beard Media Awards dinner in New York City on Friday, April 26.