The “Oscars” of the restaurant industry is in full swing as the semifinalists for the chef and restaurant categories of the James Beard Foundation Awards has been announced. Past winners have been Maria Hines of Tilth, David Change of Momofuku Ko, Daniel Boloud of Daniel and restaurant designer Thomas Schlesser (just to name a few). The Finalists will be announced 3/22/2010 and winners will be crowned on May 3.
Here are a list of the finalist:
(Click “Next” to see 2010 James Beard Semi-Finalist)