The 2022 James Beard Awards Voting Body

Thank you to the voting body who participated in the 2022 Awards cycle for the Book, Broadcast, Journalism, Restaurant and Chef, and Leadership programs.

Per our 2021 audit recommendations, judges have been made public following the Awards ceremonies. 
For any questions about the Awards voting process and procedures, please visit the Awards policies page and the audit recommendations page here

 

Inez Adams
MJ Adams
Gary Adcock
Bill Addison
Lenore Adkins
Michael Adno
Nkechi Ahaiwe
Ken Albala
Nico Albert
Judy Allen
Gabriela Martinez Alvarez
Nick Akira Amano-Dolan
Jane Ammeson
Judy Amster
Omar Anani
Kendra Anderson
Gustavo Arellano
Dominic Armato
Nyesha Arrington
Nadia Arumugam
Reem Assil
Charleen Badman
Cheryl Baehr
Melody Baetens
Natasha Bailey
Nannette Baker
Michiel Bakker
Courtney Balestier
Liz Balmaseda
Emma Balter
Megan Bannister
Christina Barber-Just
Cathy Barrow
Bill Baskin
Debra Bass
Arthur Bell
Rosalind Bentley
Jeanne Besser
Vishwesh Bhatt
Rupa Bhattacharya
Chris Bierlein
Janelle Bitker
Jane Black
Neal Bodenheimer
Darcie Boschee
Cheree Boteler
Chantelle Bourdeaux
Joe Bowie
Carrie Boyd
Taren Bradley
Chelsea Brasted
Kathleen Brennan
Katie Brigham
Raphael Brion
Karen Brooks
Melanie Brown
Riza Brown
Tashi Brown
Tracy Brown
Kristen Browning-Blas
Addie Broyles
Stacey Brugeman
Erik Bruner-Yang
Tatiana Bruno
Nancy Bruns
Nikki Buchanan
Angela Burke
Maria Burke
Jamie Burke Previch
Nathan Burkhart
Steph Burnette
Rebecca Burns
Nikko Cagalanan
Lillia Callum-Penso
Janet Cam
Monti Carlo
Noelle Carter
Amaris Castillo
Amy Cavanaugh
Lisa Cericola
Chris Chamberlain
Sue Chan
Jennifer Chandler
Momo Chang
Justin Chapple
Bridget Charters
Jodie Chase
Adrienne Cheatham
Jon Cheng
Ariel Cheung
Grace Choi
Sonia Chopra
Lindsay Christians
Gina Christman
Brandon Chuang
Joan Cirillo
Julia Clancy
Thera Clark
Patricia Cobe
Adahlia Cole
Emme Collins
Dalia Colón
Beverly Colston
Nina Compton
Phaedra Cook
Dara Cooper
Reesha Cosby
Nayada Cowherd
Anita Verna Crofts
Caitlin Cullen
James Cury
Serena Dai
Richard Dargan
Seabring Davis
Justin De La Rosa
Jenn De La Vega
Rob DeBorde
Liza DeGuia
Erin DeJesus
Dr. Jonathan Deutsch
Debra DeVaughn
Caitlin Dewey
William Dissen
Fernando Divina
Marlene Divina
Michael Dizon
Dr. Ietef DJ Cavem Vita
Steve Dolinsky
Darby Doyle
Nathalie Dupree
Sonal Dutt
Roberta Duyff
Nancy Easton
Benjy Egel
Scott Eklund
Lolis Eric Elie
Debbie Elliott
Taffy Elrod
Angela Hansberger English
Adam Erace
Valerie Erwin
Rafael Espinal
Jessica Evans
Patrick Evans-Hylton
Jacqueline Farmer
Abby Farmmartino
Crystal Fernanders
Marcie Ferris
Tom Finkel
Kathleen Flinn
Gerald Flores
Clay Fong
Paula Forbes
Cole Ford
Kim Foster
Anestes Fotiades
Tara Fougner
Clare Fox
Carlos Frias
Gale Gand
Jorge Gaviria
John Gennari
Takera Gholson
Michael Giberson
Eric Ginsburg
Anagha Godbole
Maria Godoy
Darra Goldstien
Alex Gonzalez
Lewis Gordon
Anika Goss-Foster
Neil Grant
Joe Gray
Lyndsay Green
Dr. Cynthia Greenlee
Irina Groushevaia
Sarah Grueneberg
Kathy Gunst
Sandra Gutierrez
Robin Hackett
Pat Hager
Melissa Booth Hall
Irene Hamburger
Lara Hamilton
Adante Hart
Kristen Hartley
Erik Harvey
Joanne Lamb Hayes
Brian Hayes
Hannah Hayes
Laura Hayes
Kate Heddings
Zehorit Helicher
Dorothy Hernandez
Keith Herndon
Craig Hetherington
Alana Higgins
Jimmy Ho
Peter Hoffman
Melissa Hom
Sandra Hu
Aaron Hutcherson
Elinor Hutton
Giovanna Huyke
Katherine Hysmith
Imaeyen Ibanga
Elyse Inamine
Arthur Ircink
Christie Ison
Daniel Ito
Michelle Jensen
Ben Johnson
JJ Johnson
Michael Jordan
Alice Julier
Dalia Jurgensen
Ryan Kadota
Raphael Kadushin
Dorothy Kalins
Kaui Kanakaole
Patty Kaowthumrong
Faiyaz Kara
Jonathan Kauffman
Janet Keeler
Katherine Kehrli
Ali Khan
Scott Ki
Ann Kim
Nick Kindelsperger
Devon Klatell
Hal B. Klein
Ian Knauer
Stephanie Kochlin
Daniel Krohmer
Julie Kunen
Mark Kurlyanchik
Matt Lardie
Megan Larmer
Mary Beth Lasseter
Taylor LaTouche
Susan Laughlin
Frank Lee
Jean Lee
Yoonsoo Lee
David Leftwich
Suzy Leonard
Ari Levaux
Marquita Levy
Drew Lewis
Pauline Lewis
Sydney Lewis
Jill Lightner
Chelsea Lin
Joanna Lin
Don Lindgren
Christine Liu
Nichole Livengood
Monique Llamas
Vikki Locke
Charles Lohman
Vallery Lomas
James Loo
Kiki Louya
Ronni Lundy
Jenita Lyons
Tim Ma
Sarah Maiellano
Kristi Maier
illyanna Maisonet
Pooja Makhijani
Omar Mamoon
Ron Mardsen
Dan Marek
Grant Marek
Shauntrice Martin
Luis Martinez-Cruz
Suzanne Masri
Keia Mastrianni
Angie Maxwell
David McCumber
Nancie McDermott
Dr. Shaka McGlotten
Matt McIntyre
Alice McLean
Nicolette Medina
Kate Medley
Adan Medrano
Denise Mickelsen
Maura Milan
Marti Miller
Ben Mims
Bill Minkowitz
Samantha Mitchell
Shane Mitchell
Kiano Moju
Paul Montoya
Derek Mosley
Leah Moss
Kyle Nabilcy
Sukanta Nag
Kevin Nashan
June Naylor
Nycci Nellis
Therese Nelson
Liz Neumark
Catherine Neville
Barbara Taylor Nevins
Andrea Nguyen
Tien Nguyen
Annette Nielsen
Ron Nurwisah
Greg O'Byrne
Sharon O'Connor
Kim O'Donnell
Carolyn O'Neil
Leah Ollman
Steve Olson
Julia OʻMalley
Laurie Oue
Sarahlynn Pablo
MM Pack
Zella Palmer
Kae Lani Palmisano
Kevin Pang
Anne Marie Panoringan
Catherine Pantsios
Carlos Parisi
Michael Park
Jeremy Pataky
Raj Patel
Monica Perales
Jason Perlow
Maureen Petrosky
Donna Battle Pierce
Sarah Pierre
Rachel Pinn
Justin Pioche
Tassie Pippert
Fred Plotkin
Mary Pols
Beth Price
Adana Prototentis
Jacob Pucci
Rogelio Puente
Jeremy Pugh
Christine Ra
Nargis Rahman
Azucena Raisilla
Izzie Ramirez
Amanda Rankine
Sonia Rao
Krishnendu Ray
Brian Reinhart
John Reyes
Christina Ricci
Eric Riddle
Andrew Rigie
Rosanna Rivero
Keli Rivers
Dana Rizer
Salvatore Rizzo
Jamila Robinson
Jenna Robinson
Kat Robinson
Matt Rodbard
Rick Rodriguez
Todd Romero
Andrew Ross
Krista Ruane
Miriam Rubin
Gabe Sachs
Farideh Sadeghin
Rosin Saez
Marisel Salazar
Sharon Salomon
Ricardo Salvador
Eric Sandler
Jaya Saxena
Lucinda Scala-Quinn
Jack Schramm
Matthew Sedacca
Ashok Selvam
Samantha Seneviratne
Josie Sexton
Ashleigh Shanti
Tucker Shaw
Paula Shoyer
Anthony Shu
Marnie Shure
Jennifer Shutek
Ted Sickler
Tom Sietsema
Greg Silverman
Amanda Simcoe
Cole Sisson
Dawn Smith
Michael Smith
Lora Smith
Shannon Smith
Jennifer Snyder
Alex Springer
Susan Stapleton
Cory Starr
Adina Steiman
Tambra Raye Stevenson, MPH
Stewart Stoltz
Lesley Stracks-Mullem
Cara Strickland
Jessica Stugelmayer
Mike Sula
Jackie Summers
Quincy Surasmith
Mike Sutter
Ellen Sweets
Herschell Taghap
Patricia Talorico
Ruth Tam
Naama Tamir
Wilson Tang
Emily Teel
Tyler Thomas
Edmund Tijerina
Naomi Tomky
Christian Tonsgard
Poppy Tooker
Dana Tough
Jackie Tran
Shary Tran
Margo True
Luke Tsai
Moonlynn Tsai
Esther Tseng
Philip Tzeng
Eloise Valadez
Charli Valdez
Andres Verzosa
Phil Vettel
Tan Vinh
Amy Vogler
Brigid Washington
Karen Washington
Bram Weinstein
Randi Weintein
Joanne Weir
Shannon Wianecki
Lora Wiley-Lennartz
Ennion Williams
Sheree Williams
Psyche Williams-Forson
Virginia Willis
Maya Wilson
Scott Wink
Alice Wong
Candice Woo
Will Wornom
Johnathan Wright
Jessica Yadegaran
Malik Yakini
John Yearwood
Emerald Yeh
Laura Young
Stephanie Zarpas
Kathleen Zelman
David Zivan
Jennifer Zyman

*Jose Ralat was incorrectly listed as a judge on the original list of post judges. Mr. Ralat is a member of the Awards committee. His name has since been removed from this list. 

Please check back after the conclusion of the 2023 cycle for a list of the 2023 Awards voting body.

 

James Beard Foundation reserves the right to update and make changes that do not affect the integrity of the Awards and its operating procedures.