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The James Beard Awards
The 2014 JBF Award semifinalists were streamed live from Orlando, Florida.
Our 2014 JBF Award nominees will be announced on Tuesday, March 18, in Chicago. We'll be announcing the nominees in real time at twitter.com/beardfoundation. Stay tuned!
2014 JBF Awards Call for Entries
Submission deadlines for all James Beard Foundation Award categories have passed.
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JBF Awards Background
Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards are presented each spring at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Nominees and winners are fêted at a weekend of events in New York City that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.
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2013 JBF AwardsSee the complete list of 2013 JBF Award winners.
2012 JBF Awards
2012 JBF Award Winners
Best New Restaurant
Next restaurant, Grant Achatz
Eleven Madison Park
Outstanding Pastry Chef
Mindy's HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar
Boulevard restaurant, Nancy Oakes
Tom Douglas Restaurants
La Grenouille restaurant, Charles Masson, Charles Masson
New York City
Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional
Rising Star Chef of the Year
Momofuku Milk Bar
Outstanding Restaurant Design
Paul J. Bentel
Outstanding Restaurant Graphics
The Americano Hotel at Hotel Americano
Firm: Pandiscio Co.