Best Chef: Great Lake: Dave Beran, Next, Chicago
Best Chef: Midwest: Justin Aprahamian, Sanford, Milwaukee
Best Chef: Southeast: Ashley Christensen, Poole’s Downtown Diner, Raleigh, NC
Best Chef: South: [TIE] Ryan Prewitt, Pêche Seafood Grill, New Orleans; and Sue Zemanick, Gautreau's, New Orleans
Who’s Who Inductees (Part 2 of 2): Barry Estabrook, Paul Kahan, and Sherry Yard
America’s Classic: Olneyville New York System, Providence, RI
Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic: Vikram Sunderam, Rasika, Washington, D.C.
Best Chef: New York City: April Bloomfield, The Spotted Pig