The 2015 James Beard Awards

See the 2015 Restaurant & Chef Award semifinalists.


Learn more about the 2015 JBF Awards.

Navigating for Awards

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Our Chefs

Awards Gala & Reception

Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:00 P.M.
Lyric Opera of Chicago

This year’s gala reception will be inspired by 25 years of culinary excellence. We’ve invited twenty recent JBF Award-winning chefs from around the country to create a dish that expresses their signature style. Our Awards gala menu will give guests a taste of our country’s culinary brilliance.

Gala Chefs
To be announced

Wine & Spirits Chair
Steve Olson, aka wine geek


The James Beard Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Dinner

Friday, April 24, 2015
6:00 P.M.
Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, NYC

Dinner Chefs
To be announced